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Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno, Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan, France's President Francois Hollande, Cameroon's President Paul Biya, and Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi pose for a photo during an African security summit to discuss the threat of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram to the regional stability, at the Elysee Palace in Paris on May 17 2014. (Pic: AFP)
Where are our girls? African leaders are late to the party – again
June 4, 2014 Posted by :
“We’re here!” This is what is embodied in the statement that African nations, in particular West African ones, made when they declared war on Boko Haram at ...
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Malawi's President Peter Mutharika of the Democratic Progressive Party waves to supporters after he was sworn in in Blantyre on May 31 2014. (Pic: Reuters)
Malawi’s new president seeks ‘new friends’ in Brics
June 2, 2014 Posted by :
Malawi, traditionally dependent on Western aid donors, will look for “new friends” in countries such as China and Russia, newly-elected President Peter Mutharika said at his inauguration ...
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Sister Joanna, head of the Coptic Centre for Training and Development, an NGO based in Beni Sueif, a town 130km south of Cairo, participates in a lecture on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) attended by Christian and Muslim women in a nearby village. (Pic: AFP)
Egyptian doctor to stand trial for female genital mutilation in landmark case
May 23, 2014 Posted by :
A doctor is to stand trial in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation on Thursday, the first case of its kind in a country where FGM ...
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President Joyce Banda waves to the crowd gathered in Lilongwe for the official launch of her electoral presidential campaign, on March 29 2014 in Lilongwe. (Pic: AFP)
Malawi votes in closely contested election
May 20, 2014 Posted by :
Malawians voted on Tuesday in the most closely contested election since the end of the one-party state two decades ago, with incumbent Joyce Banda, southern Africa’s first ...
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Sudanese judge orders Christian woman to hang for apostasy
May 19, 2014 Posted by :
A Sudanese judge on Thursday sentenced a heavily pregnant Christian woman to hang for apostasy, a ruling which Britain denounced as “barbaric” and left the United States ...
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