Thursday, July 16, 2020

The military: Lead actor in Sudanese history

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The Sudan Armed Forces have played a leading role in the politics of the country since independence in 1956. The army has been criticised...

Algeria Appoints Abdelkader Bensalah as Interim President

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Finally, Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns and Algeria has a new leader. After weeks of mass protests against the continued rule of ailing Algerian president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika,...

UN talks with Libyan general fail

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The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, says his talks with Libya's most powerful military commander have ended in failure. "I leave Libya with a heavy...

Algeria’s Bouteflika ‘asks for forgiveness’

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Outgoing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sent out a "farewell" message to the people, in which he said he is proud of his tenure...

Algeria’s ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned

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The 82 year old Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has succumbed to calls for him to resign. This comes after weeks of mass protests, from...

Embattled Bouteflika ‘to quit by 28 April’

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Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April, Algerian state media reports. The 82-year-old, who has been in power...

SADC Escalates Fight Against Morocco’s Illegal and Colonial Occupation of Western Sahara

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SADC has escalated the fight against Morocco's illegal and colonial occupation of Western Sahara. Will AU relent and other member states join the fight? Foreign...

Africa Must Abolish Colonial Anti-Cannabis Laws to Unlock a 7 Billion Dollar Industry

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The African cannabis industry is expected to be worth over US$7.1 billion by 2023. However, many countries will not benefit from the growth unless...

Algeria protests: Students rally against Bouteflika fifth term

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Algeria Students have been holding fresh protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s plans to run for a fifth term in office. The 82-year-old president has until...

81-year-old Bouteflika Wants a 5th Term—But Algerians are not Buying It

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Last week, hundreds of students from the University of Algeria took to the streets to protest President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 5th term bid. Following his...