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South African President’s Speech Upstaged Again by Opposition Protest, Walkout

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa barely got out the first sentence of his annual State of the Nation Address before the inevitable happened: commotion in the gallery, led by the Economic Freedom Fighters.

The far-left political party � …

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Voting Begins in Cameroon French Areas, Timid in English Zones

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Local and parliamentary elections have begun successfully in French-speaking areas of Cameroon but things are slow going in the English-speaking zones of the central African country where separatists fighters warned residents not to vote. Several election staff …

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Merkel: Governor’s Election With Far-Right Help Inexcusable

BERLIN, GERMANY Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned as inexcusable the election of a new German state governor with the help of the far-right as well as her own party, and said Thursday that the result must not stand.

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Merkel: Governor’s Election With Far-Right Help Inexcusable

BERLIN, GERMANY Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned as inexcusable the election of a new German state governor with the help of the far-right as well as her own party, and said Thursday that the result must not stand.

Wednesday's surprise election …

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Kingdom of Eswatini Meets Qatari Acting Charge d’Affaires

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Eswatini Thuli Dladla met with Acting Charge d#39;Affaires of Embassy of the State of Qatar in the Kingdom of Eswatini Ahmed bin Tajer Al Sada.

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Malawi’s President to Challenge Nullification of Vote

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has rejected Monday's ruling by the constitutional court which annulled the results of last year's election. Though the court cited massive irregularities in last May's voting, Mutharika says the call for fresh elections …

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Malawi Police Closes Roads During Election Case Verdict

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Police in Malawi have announced the closure Monday of roads leading to the High Court in the capital, Lilongwe, where judges of the country's Constitutional Court are expected to deliver the verdict in a case challenging a …

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British MP Saw Immediate Aftermath of Abyei Attack

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - A member of the British House of Lords says she witnessed the immediate aftermath of a massacre in the disputed Abyei region last week, and will raise the issue of the U.N. peacekeeping force there …

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