02-Apr-2015 to 12:36

Liberian national conferences votes to change some constitutional clauses

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- — – Delegates at Liberia’s Constitutional Review Conference convening in Gbarnga, regional capital of Bong County in northern Liberia have voted in favor of the reduction of the tenure of the President and legislatures from six to four years and Senators from nine to six years.

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02-Apr-2015 to 11:39

Rwanda: I have not asked for a third term – Kagame

APA – Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame has asserted that he has not commissioned anyone to promote a third term bid on his behalf, which is probably his biggest hint so far that he is not eager to run for president when his final second term runs out in 2017.

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01-Apr-2015 to 14:49

Kenya’s opposition buoyed by Buhari’s poll victory in Nigeria

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday said they are encouraged by the just concluded Nigeria’s elections won by opposition candidate Gen Muhammadu Buhari who trounced incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.

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01-Apr-2015 to 12:02

Nigeria CSOs congratulate Buhari over poll win

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has congratulated the Nigerian people for turning out to vote during Nigeria’s national elections held on 28th March 2015, which produced Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) as President-elect.

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31-Mar-2015 to 20:34

Libya: Tripoli-based gov’t sacks premier

APA-Tripoli-(Libya) — Libya’s General National Congress based in Tripoli has dismissed prime minister Omar Al Hassi during a session of the congress on Tuesday.

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28-Mar-2015 to 13:28

Nigeria: Over 2 250 candidates contest presidential, national assembly elections

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — At least 2,551 candidates from 28 political parties are running for Nigeria’s presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday with reported initial hic cup which affected the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.

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28-Mar-2015 to 13:01

Nigerians vote in crunch elections

APA-Abuja-(Nigeria) — Millions of Nigerians are turning out en masse on Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say will be too close to call.

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