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Guinea on Knife-edge on Eve of Presidential Poll after Clashes

Guinea on Knife-edge on Eve of Presidential Poll after Clashes

By Selim Saheb Ettaba & Mouctar Bah | The AfricaPaper  Conakry, Guinea – Guinea was on a knife-edge Saturday, on the eve of a presidential election, after clashes between supporters of incumbent leader Alpha Conde and his main rival left seven people dead, according to security sources and local authorities. “We have seen since yesterday […]

Federalism Test For Malawian President Mutharika

Federalism Test For Malawian President Mutharika

By Henry Kijimwana Mhango | The AfricaPaper Lilongwe, Malawi –  Malawians are calling President Peter Mutharika to introduce Federal System of government to ensure equitable distribution of development resources .  For 20 years now the country has been pursuing a unitary system which critics say, has seen disparities in distribution of the national development. Winner […]

Buhari Wins – but the new president of Nigeria faces an enormous challenge

Buhari Wins – but the new president of Nigeria faces an enormous challenge

By Catherine Gegout | The AfricaPaper Nigerians have chosen General Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, to be their president. Following an election that saw 41 people killed in the north of the country, Goodluck conceded defeat, and congratulated Buhari on his victory. Buhari’s military regime from 1983 to 1985 was […]

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