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Zimbabwe president challenges opposition petition against his election victory

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of  Zimbabwe has filed submissions in the country’s highest court opposing a court challenge to his victory by main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, one of Mnangagwa’s lawyers said on Wednesday. Chamisa has said the July 30 vote was rigged and challenged the result which gave Mnangagwa 2.46 million votes

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116 Nigerians trapped in Libya slave camps to return home soon, Buhari’s Aide says

  Some 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya slave camps would be repatriated home soon, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said. Mrs Dabiri-Erewa said this in a statement by her media aide, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Sunday in Abuja. She said the

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Zimbabwe election: Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner in disputed poll

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe's presidential election, according to the electoral commission. With all 10 provinces declared, Mr Mnangagwa won 50.8% of votes, compared to 44.3% for opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. Police removed opposition officials from the electoral commission stage when they rejected the results. The chairman of Mr Chamisa's MDC Alliance

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UN marks Mandela’s 100th birthday, says struggle for equality continues

  The UN will mark 100 years since the birth of the late anti-Apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, on Wednesday, taking stock of what the organisation termed his vast legacy for mankind. “Nelson Mandela was a towering global advocate for justice and equality”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his video message for

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