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Malawi leader sacks minister over corruption allegation

Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has sacked the energy minister and his advisor who are facing corruption charges. The two and one other official – Enock Chihana, a partner in the governing Tonse Alliance – were arrested on Monday for their alleged involvement in a state oil contract. They were reportedly trying to influence the way that contracts for the supply ...

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Tunisians unable to make a living amid economic crisis

Many stands are half empty in the district of Bab el-Fella in Tunis, with Tunisians being more and more badly hit by an economic crisis, which is seemingly unending and fueling popular resentment against the political class. Mahran Mezlini, vegetable vendor says; “This market is for the poor, today you can not buy a kilo of fruit. The kilo of peaches ...

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President of Haiti assassinated at home

Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been assassinated at home, according to the country’s interim prime minister. A group of unidentified individuals attacked the private residence of Mr Moise overnight and shot him dead, Claude Joseph said in a statement. The first lady Martine Moïse is in hospital following the attack late on Tuesday, interim Premier Claude Joseph said. Joseph called ...

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‘How we found a dead leader’s hidden loot’

When Nigeria’s then-head of state Sani Abacha stole billions of dollars and died before spending his loot, it prompted an international treasure hunt spread over decades. The man hired to get the money back tells the BBC’s Clare Spencer how the search took over his life. In September 1999, Swiss lawyer Enrico Monfrini answered a phone call that would change ...

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Top South African official due in court over corruption charges

South African police have issued an arrest warrant against a top official of the governing African National Congress (ANC) party on corruption charges, a spokeswoman for the country’s elite Hawks police unit said. Ace Magashule, who told reporters he had done nothing wrong, has assured the party he will appear in court on Friday, ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said ...

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President Akufo-Addo will be in my African Cabinet – Prof. Lumumba

Nana Akufo-Addo

Renowned Kenyan pan-Africanist Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has acknowledged the leadership qualities of President Akufo-Addo by saying the Ghanaian president will make his list of exclusive African leaders. Speaking to Kweku Sakyi Addo in an exclusive interview on Assase Radio’s Sunday Night Live, the renowned Kenyan orator named the creme de la creme of visionary African leaders in what ...

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August 4 is to celebrate traitors – Pan Africanist laments

Kwaku Aboagye Boampong,All African Peoples’ Revolutionary Party( A-ARP)

An organizer of the All African Peoples’ Revolutionary Party( A-ARP), Comrade Kwaku Aboagye Boampong says the establishment of Founders’ day on August 4 as a holiday is celebrating traitors who undermined the Independence struggle led by Ghana’s first President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah. Speaking on Radio 360’s morning flagship programme “Y3nsom” hosted by Kwame Malcolm in Takoradi, the avowed Pan ...

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Flashback: Kwame Nkrumah terms racism ‘foul intellectual rubbish’

Dr Kwame Nkrumah

On September 24, 1964, Ghanaian President Dr Kwame Nkrumah said that “the foulest intellectual rubbish ever invented by man is that of racial superiority and inferiority.” He was speaking at the opening of the first meeting of the editorial board of the Encyclopedia Africana at the University of Ghana, in Legon. The meeting lasted six days. The President said the ...

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Drop deadly partisanship and adopt Nkrumah’s legacy – Prof. Essilfie Conduah to political parties

Nana Essilfie-Conduah

“There will have to come a time where we all have to sit down in sobriety and see where we went wrong and try to virtually correct ourselves… If we can all drop out deadly partisanship and think about Ghana, I believe it is possible” These were the words of veteran journalist and political historian, Prof Nana Essilfie Conduah when ...

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Africa must make conscious efforts to accelerate development- Lumumba

The Director of the Kenya School of Law, Prof Patrick Lumumba has charged African leaders to take pragmatic steps to address the myriad of factors derailing the Continent’s development drive. He noted that many African countries continued to wallow in abject poverty because their leaders were reluctant to avail funds to implement policies that could spur rapid economic growth and ...

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