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03 September 2018 11:45 AM Thousands turn out in show of support for Mali leader

Thousands of supporters of Mali's leader Ibrahim Boubacar Keita marched through the capital on Sunday, a day after opponents held a protest against his re-election in a disputed presidential run-off. Demonstrators brandished banners reading "Long live President IBK", "We want peace" and "Mali is one and inseparable". "Mali belongs to all its sons, we need to avoid 22

24 August 2018 7:17 AM LIVE: All eyes on Zim ConCourt as ruling on election challenge expected today

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly said that nothing will change the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as president of the southern African country, despite an opposition Constitutional Court petition challenging the vote. According to NewsDay, speaking at Inyati Imhenyu Farm in Banket early this week, Chiwenga said Mnangagwa 57

20 August 2018 12:51 PM Mali's top court declares Keita president after contested vote

Mali's Constitutional Court on Monday declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the 73-year-old incumbent won elections that his opponent, former minister Soumaila Cisse, 68, said were marred by fraud. Keita was victor in a runoff on August 12 that credited him with 67.16% of the vote. His re-election came despite fierce criticism of failures to tackle 46

15 August 2018 9:28 AM Zim: Mnangagwa files opposing papers to MDC's election challenge

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly filed his opposing papers to the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa's petition challenging his victory in the just ended elections. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Mnangagwa's lead defence counsel, Advocate Lewis Uriri confirmed on Monday that the opposing 48

16 July 2018 4:05 AM DRC universities urge Kabila to step aside

Several universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday signed a petition against President Joseph Kabila running for a third term in office later this year. University professors and staff signed the document calling Kabila's candidacy in the December polls "an unacceptable offence of high treason against the nation and the state" following 51

13 July 2018 1:42 PM Erin Energy CEO, other top leaders resign

Three months after it filed for bankruptcy, the top leadership of JSE-listed Erin Energy has resigned, including its Chief Executive Officer Femi Ayoade. The Houston-based energy company is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the local bourse. In a short statement on Friday afternoon, Erin Energy said its board has accepted the resignations 39

27 April 2018 6:26 PM Thousands of women protest rebel killings in eastern DRC

Thousands of women are demonstrating in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni, calling on the army and United Nations peacekeepers to stop deadly rebel attacks in the region. Colonel Richard Kazingufu, commander of Beni's police, says about 10 000 women marched peacefully on Friday, a larger crowd than the day before. He says the women 40

20 March 2018 9:12 AM IPID probes death of 62-year-old during Eastern Cape protest

Cape Town - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating the death of a 62-year-old man, who died during a service delivery protest in Keiskammahoek in the Eastern Cape, where police fired rubber bullets. More than 2 000 protesters used burning tyres and stones to block a public road in the area on Monday, police spokesperson 25

24 February 2018 3:52 PM DA launches petition against VAT increase

Tshwane – The Democratic Alliance has launched a national petition to have the recently announced increase in the country’s Value Added Tax revoked. Speaking at the launch at a rally in Soshanguve, Tshwane, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the National Budget, tabled in Parliament this past Wednesday by Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, was the first actual 34

08 February 2018 6:30 AM Mugabe allies petition AU, SADC over Mnangagwa's legitimacy – report

Harare – Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe's allies, who have since launched a new party, the New Patriotic Front (NPF), have reportedly "formally petitioned" the African Union (AU) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa's legitimacy. According to NewsDay, in a 79 page document, the NPF, through 73