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DR Congo opposition leaders announce joint election bid

Two prominent opposition politicians from the Democratic Republic of Congo have said they are teaming up to challenge for the presidency in next month’s elections. Felix Tshisekedi – the son of Etienne Tshisekedi, who died last year after spending decades in opposition – will be a presidential candidate with Vital …

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Why leaders tremble when women strip

Two weeks ago, a Ugandan woman appeared in court in Kampala two months after she was arrested for insulting President Yoweri Museveni. Susan Namata, 21, had posted a video on Facebook, threatening to “hit the president with her genitals” if he did not meet her ultimatum to release opposition politician …

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RIGATHI: Leaders must prioritise economic empowerment

  Africa, according to multiple research based sources, has a population of approximately 1.25 billion people. The continent’s collective GDP currently stands $ 3.25 Trillion (2017). Germany, with a population of 82 million people, registered a GDP of $ 3.77 trillion over the same period. While the GDP per capita …

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Lamu leaders storm out of Lapsset meeting, demand cash for land

Lamu leaders stormed out of a stakeholders’ meeting for the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport corridor project on Thursday. The meeting held at Majlis Hotel on Shella island was called to discuss the acquisition of land for the Sh2.5 trillion project. Governor Fahim Twaha, Woman Representative Ruweida Obbo, MPs Stanley Muthama …

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