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Stacks of Cash Totaling $9.7M Found in Nigerian Raid

Plus: Nigeria’s president to come home, South Africa cannot be led by a woman, 200 cars still missing from Ghana’s new presidency, and more

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Somalia Has New, Popular President

Somalia’s new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known by his nickname Farmajo has his challenges laid out for him – making...

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Somali-US Citizen Declared President

Former Prime Minister Sheikh Mohamud Abdulahi Farmajo defeated incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud after two rounds of voting,...

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Nigeria’s President Buhari Extends Medical Leave in UK

President Buhari has asked parliament to extend his medical leave in the UK, giving credence to rumors to his health may be worse than...

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Nigeria Needs to Roll the Dice to Grow Rice

Nigerians love eating rice.  So much so, one has to question why they do not grow their own rice and have imported nearly 17 million...

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Traffic Ban Ahead of Presidential Vote for Somali Elections

A traffic ban has been imposed and major roads sealed off in the Somali capital of Mogadishu,, ahead of Wednesday’s presidential...

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African Union Calls for Mass Withdrawal of Member States from ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) came into existence in 2002 as a mechanism for global justice.  The Rome Statute that set it up...

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The Beginning of a South African Dynasty?

As Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma steps down as the head of the African Union Commission, will she take over from her ex-husband as president of...

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West Africa – Upholder of Democracy

Failing to see, acknowledge, or appreciate that change is coming inevitably leads to being left behind, washed up, out of touch, or...

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Nigeria and the Sahel: Troubled Corner of Drought & Terror

     The landscape is the bleakest in Africa and among the very bleakest in the world. It includes the unremitting, endless sand dunes...

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Somali Militants Kill Three CIA Spies

Al-Shabab, Somaliia’s Islamist militant group, is fighting to overthrow the UN-backed government.  They accused three men of spying...

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Jammeh Is Gone but Life is Not Yet Normal

While people cheered and chanted, sang the national anthem, waved Gambian flags at the gates of the state house, and celebrated their...

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