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US President Donald Trump congratulated Egyptian former general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on securing another four years as president, hailing the "strategic partnership" between the two countries Monday.Read More
US President Donald Trump congratulated his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on securing another four year term in office, the White House said Monday.Read More
With his trademark black sunglasses and blanket media presence, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, re-elected for a second term with 97 percent of votes , projects an air of benign paternalism.Read More
The United States wants to build on its "strategic partnership" with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the State Department said Monday, despite its concerns over political freedom in his country.Read More
The United States wants to build on its "strategic partnership" with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the State Department said Monday, despite its concerns over political freedom in his country.Read More
The West African bloc ECOWAS declared itself "satisfied" with Sierra Leone's run-off presidential vote, as vote counting continued Sunday, while noting intimidating levels of security at some polling stations.Read More
The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party on Saturday chose the son of its founder, a historic opposition figure, as its leader and presidential candidate in long delayed polls due at the end of the year.Read More
Voters in the West African state of Sierra Leone were called out to vote on Saturday in the final round of a presidential campaign marked by verbal sparring, sporadic violence and a last-minute legal battle.Read More
Freetown (AFP) Voters in the West African state of Sierra Leone were called out to vote on Saturday in the final round of a presidential campaign marked by verbal sparring, sporadic violence and a last-minute legal battle. A wafer-thin margin separated the two frontrunners after the first round on March 7, adding to tensions in a country where political loyalties are often divided along ethnic lines and traumatic memories of civil war run deep. Opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) had a narrow edgeRead More
Kinshasa (AFP) The Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition party on Saturday chose the son of its founder, a historic opposition figure, as its leader and presidential candidate in long delayed polls due at the end of the year. The Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) said Felix Tshisekedi, the son of former premier Etienne Tshisekedi, who died in Brussels in February last year, will “be the presidential candidate” for the December election, after a night-long meeting in the capital Kinshasa. Tshisekedi was also chosen to lead the partyRead More