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Gambians voted on Thursday in the first local elections since longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country more than a year ago.Read More
Samura Kamara, the losing candidate in last month's presidential elections in Sierra Leone, has appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn the result, just days after he congratulated the declared victor, Julius Maada Bio, according to documents seen by AFP on Thursday.Read More
"Winnie Mandela was there. She is the one who started beating all of us. The rest followed, for at least one hour, if not two," said Thabiso Mono.Read More
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has yet to move out of an official residence in Harare five months after he was ousted from power, an official said Thursday.Read More
Egyptian former anti-corruption chief Hisham Geneina will face military trial after saying a presidential candidate he supported had documents damning to state officials, his lawyer said on Thursday.Read More
"The president is in charge and that means me too," says Zimbabwe's "former first lady Grace Mugabe" to howls of laughter from the theatre audience.Read More
"The president is in charge and that means me too," says Zimbabwe's "former first lady Grace Mugabe" to howls of laughter from the theatre audience.Read More
Congolese opposition groups rounded Wednesday on the country's electoral commission and its insistence that a long-awaited presidential vote in the vast African nation must be conducted using electronic voting machines.Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday he is seeking re-election because Nigerians "appreciate" his government, while blaming an escalating security crisis on "armed gunmen" trained in Libya.Read More
Niger opposition leader and former premier Hama Amadou on Wednesday lost an appeal against a one-year jail term for baby smuggling, legal sources said.Read More