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Many will go to jail for my recall, says Dino Melaye – Vanguard

VanguardMany will go to jail for my recall, says Dino MelayeVanguardConstituents of Kogi West Senatorial District on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. Dino Melaye. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads.Dino Melaye spits fire, says many will go to jail for his recallNAIJ.COMIs Dino Melaye about to be disgraced by his people?Pulse NigeriaRECALL: I'm laughing at the stupidity of Kogi govt –MelayeRipples NigeriaPremium Times -CHANNELS TELEVISION -Daily Post Nigeria -SIGNAL (press release)all 30 news articles »

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MP tells IEBC rival’s supporters wanted to rape her – Daily Nation

Daily NationMP tells IEBC rival's supporters wanted to rape herDaily NationKibwezi East MP hopeful Philip Kaloki gestures when he appeared before Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Code of Conduct enforcement committee on electoral complains on June 21, 2017 at Kenyatta International Convention ...7 candidates on the spot for violating electoral codeCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Lusaka to meet IEBC team over breach of code of conductKDRTVall 7 news articles »

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Race to succeed S.Africa’s Zuma heats up

The battle to lead South Africa’s ruling ANC party has intensified in recent weeks and the fight to replace controversial President Zuma, in December this year, is sure to be a bloody one. The leading contenders are deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former chairwoman of the African Union …

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Slippage in the DR Congo: Where are the UN and South Africa?

In past crises, the United Nations and South Africa have played important roles in stabilising the situation in the DRC. Credit: MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh In 2016, one of the defining terms when it came to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) political situation was “le glissement”. Meaning “slippage”, this word was popularly used to refer to President Joseph Kabila’s efforts to...

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Something is happening in Congo-Brazzaville

Amid opposition protests and a month before legislative elections, the internet has gone down, leading to an information blackout. There were protests in Brazzaville in the days running up to the internet going down. Credit: Oscar W. Rasson. On 11 June, citizens in the Republic of Congo lost access to the internet. President Denis Sassou Nguesso, in power for all but five years since 1979, blamed “technical difficulties”. A fishing vessel off the coast of ...

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What RET really means – Cyril Ramaphosa – Politicsweb

PoliticswebWhat RET really means - Cyril RamaphosaPoliticswebDP says we need to fundamentally alter racial and gender composition of ownership, control and management of economy. Address by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. 20 June 2017. “Unpacking Radical ...The co-pilot is ready to be the captain - RamaphosaNews24Ramaphosa slams abuse

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Zambia’s authoritarianism deepens, emboldened by IMF support

An opposition leader in jail. 48 MPs suspended. A $1.2 billion IMF package on the way. President Edgar Lungu is accused of embarking on a campaign against opposition voices across society. Credit: GCIS. The speaker of Zambia’s National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, has suspended 48 opposition legislators for 30 days as a punishment for unauthorised absence from parliament. Their offence? To have been missing for President Edgar Lungu’s state of the nation address in March. The suspension of the MPs does not come as a great surprise. Hardliners from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) have been pushing for something along these lines for some time. The ruling party was quick to try and disassociate itself from the Speaker’s actions. But, as...

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Kenya to pay Sh20 for each ballot paper, others paid Sh10 – The Standard

The StandardKenya to pay Sh20 for each ballot paper, others paid Sh10The StandardKenya is paying more than twice the price paid by neighbours for a ballot paper, and many times the cost of printing currency notes. At slightly over Sh20 per piece, on average, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) could have ...How electoral agency forum turned to fire-fighting conferenceDaily Nationall 4 news articles »

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Politics APC Youths Organize Prayer For President Buhari – Nigerian Bulletin

Nigerian BulletinPolitics APC Youths Organize Prayer For President BuhariNigerian BulletinYouth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State will hold prayer session for President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement signed by Prof Chris Ekong and Barr. Imo E. Akpan for the Central Planning Committee of the prayer ...Two Years Of APC:

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Abdulmumin Jibrin : APC reverses suspended lawmaker’s expulsion – Pulse Nigeria

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VanguardAbdulmumin Jibrin : APC reverses suspended lawmaker's expulsionPulse NigeriaThe Kano APC stressed that Jibrin is a "strong", and "essential" member of the party, and vowed to punish those behind his expulsion story. Published: 2 minutes ago; Dimeji Akinloye. Print; eMail · Abdulmumin Jibrin play. Abdulmumin Jibrin ...Abdulmumin Jibrin: APC Reverses Expulsion Of Embattled LawmakerBuzzNigeria.comBreaking: APC reverses Jibrin, Ranka's expulsionsVanguardall 4 news articles »

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The lies Jubilee and NASA tell you as August contest looms – The Standard

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The StandardThe lies Jubilee and NASA tell you as August contest loomsThe StandardOutright lies, half truths, allegations, name calling and promises have marked the latest propaganda wars less than two months to the General Election as Jubilee Party and NASA whip up emotions. Both Jubilee and the National Super Alliance (NASA) have ...Raila Odinga shreds Jubilee manifesto as locals clashDaily

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Intellectual opposites in politics and what it means for 2017 poll – The Standard

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The Star, KenyaIntellectual opposites in politics and what it means for 2017 pollThe StandardIt is argued that university dons and academics have taken a back seat in crucial national discourses. Their role as public intellectuals, it is thought, has now been filled by the phalanx of political analysts, activists and the occasional hecklers ...Tell the truth about failed leadership before August 8The Star, KenyaKenya: What Will Decide the Election? a Dose of Faith, Tribe and Hard CashAllAfrica.comall 4 news articles »

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Trench war: The factions that make up DR Congo’s fragmented landscape

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Explaining who’s on whose side in the country’s complex political mosaic. Supporters of Vital Kamerhe, one of the many influential figures in Congo’s political landscape, in 2011. Credit: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) political landscape is highly fragmented. Both the ruling majority and the opposition are deeply divided, and the boundaries between the two have...

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Magashule holds no grudges despite Mbalula tweets that he might destroy ANC – Eyewitness News

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Reconstruction of Knysna might be my silver lining‚ says builder who lost everything in fire – Times LIVE

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Times LIVEReconstruction of Knysna might be my silver lining‚ says builder who lost everything in fireTimes LIVEElias Xalipi might have lost everything in the fire that swept through Knysna but he hopes the rebuilding effort might create new opportunities for him. Save & Share. Tweet · Share. Email · Print. Like thousands of others‚ Xalipi loaded his family into ...Op-Ed: Tourism can help rebuild Knysna, but we need your helpDaily MaverickAfriForum ropes in forensic investigator to probe cause of Cape firesEyewitness NewsProvincial government releases R75 million for disaster repairsIndependent OnlineCitizen -

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Dubai ballot printing firm asked Uhuru for contract – The Star, Kenya

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The Star, KenyaDubai ballot printing firm asked Uhuru for contractThe Star, KenyaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta meets a delegation of Dubai officials of Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The officials were led by their Chairman Majid Saif Al Ghurair and the Chamber's President and CEO Hamad Buamin. The United Arab Emirates plans to ...President Uhuru, Raila clash over election plansThe StandardUhuru, Raila disagree over ballot tenderK24 TVKenya's

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IEBC has all 45000 imported voting kits, says Chebukati – The Star, Kenya

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The Star, KenyaIEBC has all 45000 imported voting kits, says ChebukatiThe Star, KenyaThe country's electoral agency has finalised importation of 45,000 Kenya Integrated Election Management System kits, IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said yesterday. He said they received the last batch of the consignment on Monday. Speaking during the ...IEBC holds mock electionDaily NationDefuse political tension, election players urge politiciansThe StandardChebukati says voters

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