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Congo president calls for peace during polls

The campaign team of Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has urged other candidates in the March 20 presidential elections to maintain peace during...

Overnight clashes in Gabon kills two people

Two more people have been killed in an overnight clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Gabon's capital Libreville after disputed elections. The deaths bring...

ECOMOG Commanders, two journalists honoured

A posthumous award of Grand Commanders of International Peace Africa will be conferred on four ECOMOG Field Commanders that led the regional military action...

Djibouti severs diplomatic ties with Iran

Djibouti say it has cut diplomatic ties with Iran, joining several Arab nations that have taken the step after protesters stormed the Saudi embassy...

AU to inaugurate new Peace & Security building

The African Union (AU) Commission is going to hold an inauguration ceremony for the newly constructed Peace and Security building coming up on  Tuesday...

Mugabe orders arrest, detention of Zimbabwean Olympic team

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri to arrest and detain the whole Zimbabwean Olympic Team...

Many feared dead in Tanzania earthquake

A magnitude-5.7 earthquake has killed at least 11 people and injured 192 more in northern Tanzania. Authorities say the quake struck close to the border...

Liberia parliament passes Equal Representation and Participation Bill

Liberia’s House of Representatives has passed a bill that allows for parliamentary seats to be reserved for women, young people and persons with disability. According...

United African States advocates for unity

The United African States, UAS says it is committed in ensuring that African Countries maintain Common Currency and travelling Passport. Speaking during an interview with...

Justice Minister quits over disputed election in Gabon

Justice Minister Seraphim Moundounga has resigned in protest over the disputed presidential election in Gabon. He is reported to have warned the incumbent, Ali Bongon...