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Liberians march to poll, to choose Ellen Johnson Sirleaf successor

ANIETIE UDOBIT, Agency Reports   Liberians have lined up to choose a successor to Africa's first elected female president and Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are the main contenders in the race to succeed her. Liberia, founded by freed US slaves in the 19th Century,

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Mozambique’s President Nyusi says he will re-contest in 2019, promises peace with opposition

Anietie Udobit, Agency reports   Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi will run for re-election in 2019, his ruling Frelimo party said on Monday, a step toward a vote meant to end sporadic clashes. Nyusi is expected to square off with opposition Renamo party leader Afonso Dhlakama, whose supporters have fought with government forces since

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Odinga, Deputy arrive early ahead of IEBC Chairman meets,President Uhuru expected

  -ANIETIE UDOBIT,AGENCY REPORTS   The electoral commission is set for a meeting with National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga  and President Kenyatta on repeat presidential election plans. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati s expected to lead the meeting at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi. At the time of filing this report Raila Odinga and

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Uganda’s lawmakers fight each other over President Museveni’s plan to extend rule

ANIETIE UDOBIT,Agency Reports   Ugandan lawmakers fought over President Yoweri Museveni’s efforts to extend his rule. Museveni, 73, has held the seat for 31 years. Parliamentarians hurled chairs at each other and swung microphone stands like swords. Men were torn from the room by their blazers and women by their dresses. Some people

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Mugabe warns against the return of ‘Goliath’, Trump should embrace Peace rather than seeking extinction of other

Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe has warned against the return of biblical Goliath who only seeks extinction of other nations. Mugabe said this while speaking at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, calling on Trump to embrace peace and dialogue which are the tenets of the United Nations. He said,

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Nigeria to Host Third World Aviation Forum

By ORU LEONARD  The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hardi Sirika said that the International Civil Aviation Organisation  (ICAO) has approved the hosting of the third International World Aviation Forum (IWAF). Senator Sirika announced this to the audience on Thursday when he inaugurated eleven man taskforce to address regulatory issues and charges

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