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Here are 16 presidential and parliamentary elections holding in Africa in 2018

There are at least 16 presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections taking place in Africa in 2018. Here is what you need to know.Sierra Leonean general election, 2018General elections were held in Sierra Leone on 7 March 2018 to...

Cameroonian secessionists gun down soldier in Kumba

The soldier was murdered following the expiration of a 48-hour ultimatum by secessionists to Cameroonian authorities.

South Africa’s Ramaphosa says won’t allow illegal land grabs

“We cannot have a situation where we allow land grabs, because that is anarchy,” Ramaphosa said in a speech in parliament. “We cannot have a situation of anarchy when we have proper constitutional means through which we can work to give land to our people.”

Breaking: Rex Tillerson removed after African tour

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has been removed after completing his first African tour.Mr. Tillerson who returned to Washington today after meeting with the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday was expected to resign after President Trump announced...

Tillerson holds talks with African Union

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Thursday, held talks with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Mahamat, at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.https://https://www.https://www.todaynewsafrica.com/expect-secretary-tillersons-first-trip-africa-full-transcripts-background-briefing/africa-2/Mr. Tillerson is visiting Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Nigeria...

Zambia bans Zodwa Wabantu, Africa’s most popular nude dancer sex-bombing the continent

Africa's most popular nude dancer, controversial South African entertainer Zodwa Wabantu, has been barred from entering Zambia to perform. She was due to perform in Lusaka, the capital, at the weekend during the launch of a new album titled Pandemonium by...

Breaking: Nigeria Warns against ECOWAS currency

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday cautioned member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) against "forcing through the planned currency integration in the sub-region by 2020".President Buhari, who was represented by the Governor, Central...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa says it’s time to review cabinet make up

South Africa’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday it was time to consider the make-up of his cabinet, amid growing speculation about whether Finance Minister Gigaba would keep his job, Reuters reported.In his first state of nation address...

Another day of horror in Cameroon, 38th law enforcement officer killed, eyes pulled off

Another law enforcement officer was killed in Cameroon on Sunday; his eyes pulled off and his gun snatched, by Anglophone secessionists who are demanding independence from the West African country. They also want all political prisoners and their detained...

Africa’s most prominent filmmaker, Idrissa Ouédraogo, is dead

Idrissa Ouédraogo, one of Africa's most prominent filmmakers, is dead. He died in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on Sunday at the age of 64.Ouédraogo was a film director from Burkina Faso best known for his feature film Tilaï, which won the Grand...
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President Buhari appoints Ojudu, Ipaye, many others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff...
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Buhari re-appoints entire media team, including controversial Lauretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu...

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 billion in 2019

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves...

In swearing-in speech, Buhari charges 43 new ministers to work day and night for Nigerians

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari swore in 43 ministers on Wednesday almost three months after he was inaugurated on May 29, and...

Full list of Nigerian ministers and their portfolios

S/NOSTATE NAMEPORTFOLIO AbiaDr. Uchechukwu OgahMinister of State Mines and Steel DevelopmentAdamawaMuhammadu Musa BelloMinister of Federal Capital Territory Akwa IbomSen. Godswill Akpabio Minister...