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The Moscow Times
Chechen Man Whose House Was Torched Apologizes for Criticism of Kadyrovthe day of President Vladimir Putin's annual phone-in marathon, Dzhalaldinov po
Chechen Man Whose House Was Torched Apologizes for Criticism of Kadyrov
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 minutes ago
the day of President Vladimir Putin's annual phone-in marathon, Dzhalaldinov posted an online video message to the Russian head of state. In the clip, he accused local authorities of extortion and complained about the living conditions in his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hissene Habre Victims Welcome Ex-Chad Dictator's Life Sentenceand blocking traffic as they spread the news. Setting a precedent Habre's cas
Hissene Habre Victims Welcome Ex-Chad Dictator's Life Sentence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
and blocking traffic as they spread the news. Setting a precedent Habre's case marked the first ever trial of a former head of state in sub-Saharan Africa. The 73-year-old faced the jury on several charges of war crimes and crimes against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I'll Soon Reveal How Sani Abacha, MKO Abiola DiedFormer Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Majo
I'll Soon Reveal How Sani Abacha, MKO Abiola Died
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, yesterday, said he would soon reveal how his boss and the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Bashorun MKO Abiola,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1,000 Snipers -Mustapha Dares Obasanjo to Substantiate Allegations in Open DebateFormer Chief Security Officer, CSO to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha,
1,000 Snipers -Mustapha Dares Obasanjo to Substantiate Allegations in Open Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Former Chief Security Officer, CSO to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has reiterated his call for a public debate, where former President Olusegun Obasanjo would come to substantiate claims in his infamous 18-page... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2015 Polls - Jonathan Shocked Me By Conceding Defeatrevealing that it was the congratulatory call from Jonathan made that prompted
2015 Polls - Jonathan Shocked Me By Conceding Defeat
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
revealing that it was the congratulatory call from Jonathan made that prompted him to visit the Villa in with former Head of State, Abdusalami Abubakar, for appreciation. He said: "I will talk about my experience here in Aso Villa. I... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Massacres in Beni – 'People are slaughtered like sheep here' say survivors coordination of civil society fro Beni, Butembo and Lubero this month sent a si
DRC: Massacres in Beni – 'People are slaughtered like sheep here' say survivors
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
coordination of civil society fro Beni, Butembo and Lubero this month sent a six-page open letter to Kabila, demanding the head of state "assume his sovereign power as the supreme commander of the armed forces of the Republic" to stop the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Buhari - Jonathan's Sense of Patriotism Shocked Mefor 16 years to concede that easily showed Jonathan's "great sense of patriotis
President Buhari - Jonathan's Sense of Patriotism Shocked Me
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
for 16 years to concede that easily showed Jonathan's "great sense of patriotism". Buhari added that a former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, advised him to visit Jonathan to reciprocate for his "statesmanship and decision... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jonathan's Gesture Distinguished Him As Generous, Gracious Manit was the singular congratulatory call Jonathan made to him that prompted him
Jonathan's Gesture Distinguished Him As Generous, Gracious Man
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
it was the singular congratulatory call Jonathan made to him that prompted him to visit the Villa in the company of former Head of State, Abdusalami Abubakar to the Villa for appreciation. He said: "I will talk about my experience here in Aso... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judgement On Habre Sets Good Precedentto open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre
Judgement On Habre Sets Good Precedent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
to open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre was to be yet another case of an African head of state going unpunished for crimes he had committed. Habre's secret police, the Documentation and Security... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judgment On Habre Sets Good Precedentto open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre
Judgment On Habre Sets Good Precedent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
to open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre was to be yet another case of an African head of state going unpunished for crimes he had committed. Habre's secret police, the Documentation and Security... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S and EU Diplomats Right to Walk Out of Swearingthe Uganda Police for openly displaying partisanship. Observers from the Commo
U.S and EU Diplomats Right to Walk Out of Swearing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
the Uganda Police for openly displaying partisanship. Observers from the Commonwealth, headed by the former Nigerian Head of State, Olusegun Obasanjo, drew similar conclusions although their criticisms were a bit 'tamer'. The observers from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Calls for Investigative Journalismthe result was announced by INEC, I think it was quite generous and gracious of
Buhari Calls for Investigative Journalism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
the result was announced by INEC, I think it was quite generous and gracious of him. So, I thank him for that. "(Former Head of State) Abdulsalam recognized the generosity of Jonathan to concede deceit and said we should go and thank him... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abacha, Abiola Were Killed By Same 'Forces', Says AlFormer chief security officer (CSO) to the late head of state, Major Hamza Al-M
Abacha, Abiola Were Killed By Same 'Forces', Says Al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Former chief security officer (CSO) to the late head of state, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, yesterday defended his late boss, General Sani Abacha, insisting that the late head of state did not loot the nation's treasury as being reported. He also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jonathan's Sense of Patriotism Shocked Mefor six years to concede that easily showed Jonathan's "great sense of patrioti
Jonathan's Sense of Patriotism Shocked Me
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
for six years to concede that easily showed Jonathan's "great sense of patriotism". He said another former military head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, advised him to visit Jonathan for his "statesmanship and decision to save the Nigerian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Jonathan Shocked Me During 2015 Electionto concede that easily showed Mr. Jonathan's "great sense of patriotism". Pres
How Jonathan Shocked Me During 2015 Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
to concede that easily showed Mr. Jonathan's "great sense of patriotism". President Buhari said another former military head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, advised him to visit Mr. Jonathan for his "statesmanship and decision to save the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Former Chad dictator sentenced to life for atrocitiesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Former Chad dictator sentenced to life for atrocities
TribLIVE / Posted 8 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape,” he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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DW
Judgment on Habre sets good precedent |to open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre
Judgment on Habre sets good precedent |
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
to open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre was to be yet another case of an African head of state going unpunished for crimes he had committed. Habre's secret police, the Documentation and Security... Read more
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DW
Hissene Habre victims welcome ex-Chad dictator's life sentence |and blocking traffic as they spread the news. Setting a precedent Habre's cas
Hissene Habre victims welcome ex-Chad dictator's life sentence |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
and blocking traffic as they spread the news. Setting a precedent Habre's case marked the first ever trial of a former head of state in sub-Saharan Africa. The 73-year-old faced the jury on several charges of war crimes and crimes against... Read more
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WA Today
Cheers as former Chad dictator Hissene Habre found guilty of crimes against humanitythat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Cheers as former Chad dictator Hissene Habre found guilty of crimes against humanity
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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The Age
Cheers as former Chad dictator Hissene Habre found guilty of crimes against humanitythat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Cheers as former Chad dictator Hissene Habre found guilty of crimes against humanity
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Cheers as former Chad dictator Hissene Habre found guilty of crimes against humanitythat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Cheers as former Chad dictator Hissene Habre found guilty of crimes against humanity
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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DW
Chad's former dictator Habre awaits verdict on charges of crimes against humanity |proceedings are widely seen as a test for the fight against impunity in Africa.
Chad's former dictator Habre awaits verdict on charges of crimes against humanity |
DW / Posted 14 hours ago
proceedings are widely seen as a test for the fight against impunity in Africa. It is the first time that an African former head of state is tried by an African court. This could set a precedent, especially since African leaders have accused the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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Ekklesia
Brexit, bulldogs and self-congratulatory illusion When our hereditary head of state opened parliament 12 days ago, she arrived
Brexit, bulldogs and self-congratulatory illusion
Ekklesia / Posted 15 hours ago
When our hereditary head of state opened parliament 12 days ago, she arrived in a gilded horse-drawn coach built in 1852 and was escorted by soldiers dressed in 19th century uniforms. The speech... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lunda Sul - Marceal Itengo Considered Serene Man - Head of Stateman, who dedicated himself to the development of his people and country. Accor
Lunda Sul - Marceal Itengo Considered Serene Man - Head of State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
man, who dedicated himself to the development of his people and country. According to the condolence message of the Head of State, addressed to the mourning family, read by the President's aide for Social Affairs, Flávio Fonseca, during the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 16 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 16 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 16 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
Boston Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
Hawaii News Now / Posted 17 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
119 related stories
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DW
Judgement on Habre sets good precedent |to open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre
Judgement on Habre sets good precedent |
DW / Posted 18 hours ago
to open proceedings against him. For many years, it looked as if Hissene Habre was to be yet another case of an African head of state going unpunished for crimes he had committed. Habre's secret police, the Documentation and Security... Read more
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CBS Denver
Hickenlooper, Canadian Official To Observe Memorial Daygovernor general is the queen of England’s representative in Canada and serves
Hickenlooper, Canadian Official To Observe Memorial Day
CBS Denver / Posted 18 hours ago
governor general is the queen of England’s representative in Canada and serves as Canada’s non-partisan, non-political head of state. While in Colorado, Johnston will also visit the headquarters of the North American Aerospace Defense Command... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chad Ex-Dictator Habre Sentenced to Life in Prison for War CrimesChadian ex-dictator Hissene Habre, sentencing him to life imprisonment in what
Chad Ex-Dictator Habre Sentenced to Life in Prison for War Crimes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Chadian ex-dictator Hissene Habre, sentencing him to life imprisonment in what has been the first-ever trial of a former head of state in sub-Saharan Africa. The 73-year-old was facing several charges of war crimes and crimes against... Read more
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Reuters
Leadership row in Turkey's nationalist opposition helps Erdoganto change the constitution and introduce an executive presidential system or, a
Leadership row in Turkey's nationalist opposition helps Erdogan
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
to change the constitution and introduce an executive presidential system or, as an interim measure, a system whereby the head of state is allowed to retain his party ties. Erdogan founded the AK Party more than a decade ago and served as party... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 19 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzanian-Based Trader Eyes Presidency in Somalia Pollof Companies, told The Citizen yesterday that he would present his name to the
Tanzanian-Based Trader Eyes Presidency in Somalia Poll
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
of Companies, told The Citizen yesterday that he would present his name to the country's parliament, which would elect the head of state. "In Somalia there is no functioning political party system. The names of independent presidential candidates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
in One Year, Buhari Succeeded in Running Nigeria Agroundelectricity tariff in spite of lack of power supply. "Food scarcity was last e
in One Year, Buhari Succeeded in Running Nigeria Aground
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
electricity tariff in spite of lack of power supply. "Food scarcity was last experienced when Buhari was that military head of state between 1983 and 1985, and now he has returned to the country with The governor who said Nigerians should... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abusesthat no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 hours ago
that no leader is above the law, and that no woman or girl is below it ... This is the first time in history that a former head of state has been convicted in an international trial of personally committing rape," he said. The accusations of rape... Read more
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DW
Chad ex-leader Habré convicted in Dakar |AU-backed court sentenced Chad’s ex-president Hissène Habré to life in prison f
Chad ex-leader Habré convicted in Dakar |
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
AU-backed court sentenced Chad’s ex-president Hissène Habré to life in prison for crimes against humanity. For the first time a sub-Saharan African former head of state has been tried in Africa. DW reporters spoke to one victim before the v... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Mugabe Must Rule for Life - Chipangahe not supposed to stop that? The president doesn't work under government's pr
Why Mugabe Must Rule for Life - Chipanga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
he not supposed to stop that? The president doesn't work under government's procurement department. The president is the Head of State and he appoints several ministers to execute duties on his behalf. So it is not the responsibility of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Entering Year Two More Positivelycandidate of the APC, it was a further reason to worry in case he emerged as th
Entering Year Two More Positively
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
candidate of the APC, it was a further reason to worry in case he emerged as the President of Nigeria. A former head of state who accepted to act as the National Patron of a tribal Fulani trade organisation, Minyeti Allah Cattle Breeders... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Chad's Hissène Habré found guilty of crimes against humanitytorture and rape at a landmark trial in Senegal. Habré, who was sentenced to l
Chad's Hissène Habré found guilty of crimes against humanity
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 hours ago
torture and rape at a landmark trial in Senegal. Habré, who was sentenced to life in prison, is the first African former head of state to be convicted in Africa, and the first former head of any state to be convicted of crimes against humanity by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Politicians Should Not Disrupt Kenya Economy, President Saysthe opposition for them to incorporate your views in what they do," the Preside
Politicians Should Not Disrupt Kenya Economy, President Says
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
the opposition for them to incorporate your views in what they do," the President told members of the private sector. The Head of State said he has always been ready to engage with the opposition on issues where the constitution vests power in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hoping for a Better Second YearThe election of a former head of state as president in 2015 made Nigerians very
Hoping for a Better Second Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The election of a former head of state as president in 2015 made Nigerians very optimistic that effective governance would start immediately after President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn-in. The expectation was heightened when the incoming government... Read more
23h
Aljazeera
Chad ex-ruler Hissene Habre sentenced for war crimesrefused to acknowledge the legitimacy of the court and had to be physically dra
Chad ex-ruler Hissene Habre sentenced for war crimes
Aljazeera / Posted 23 hours ago
refused to acknowledge the legitimacy of the court and had to be physically dragged into the courtroom in July. The former head of state did not stand up or respond when called on by the judge. After living in exile in Senegal for 22 years, Habre... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Repatriation of Somali Refugees Is Not Reversible, Says Presidentsaid the repatriation has started and called on the global community to work wi
Repatriation of Somali Refugees Is Not Reversible, Says President
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
said the repatriation has started and called on the global community to work with Kenya to ensure its succeeds. The Head of State was holding talks with the UN deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, who paid him a courtesy call at State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Biya Currently in EuropeThe Head of State left the national capital last Friday morning for a brief pri
President Biya Currently in Europe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Head of State left the national capital last Friday morning for a brief private stay in the old continent The clement weather of Friday morning with temperatures hovering around 25°Celsius was good enough for a presidential outing; as at early... Read more
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