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Former Guinea-Bissau PM wins presidential election

Former Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister and ex-army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo won Sunday’s presidential election with 54% of the vote, the electoral commission said. Embalo...

Algeria presidential election campaign kicks off

Algeria’s five presidential candidates launched their campaigns for the December 12 election at the weekend with some opposition protesters who say the vote will...

Populism on the rise in Tunisia

Annoyance among voters in the hilltop town al-Alia illustrates the dilemma facing Tunisia’s moderate Islamist Ennahda party as it seeks to win Sunday’s parliamentary...

Tunisian presidential candidate uncomfortable about rival in prison

Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied is uncomfortable his rival, media tycoon Nabil Karoui, was still in prison almost three weeks before a presidential election...

Tunisian defence minister submits presidential candidacy

Tunisian Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy for the presidential election on September 15 as an independent and said he would resign from...

Moderate to run in Tunisia presidential election

Tunisia’s biggest political party Ennahda named a candidate for presidential elections, the first time the moderate Islamist party has put up a nominee since...

Ghazouani wins Mauritania presidential election

Mauritania’s government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election, cementing the power of a ruling party positioning itself as an ally of the...

Algeria presidential election postponed

Algeria’s constitutional council scrapped a presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political transition and risking...

Algerian presidential election set for July 4

Algeria will hold a presidential election on July 4, the interim presidency said after weeks of mass protests led to the resignation of long-serving...

Gabon condemns Ping, warns French officials against “interference”

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The Gabon government on Tuesday accused President Ali Bongo's challenger, Jean Ping, of trying to destabilise the country and warned French ruling...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...