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Enough is enough! – Caroline Danjuma slams Lekki concession centre’s plan to increase toll gate fare.

The Lekki Concession Centre have informed Lagos motorists of their plan to increase the fare on Admiralty toll gate and Lekki-Ikoyi Link bridge toll gate from November 8th 2017. Musa Danjuma’s ex-wife, Caroline is however not having it and is calling on Nigerians to join her in a peaceful protest against the government, as she feels low […]

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Election dramas exhaust Kenya, where democracy is challenged

Distraught Kenyan schoolgirls huddled against an alleyway wall, trapped between stone-throwing protesters and police wielding clubs and firing tear gas in an outbreak of violence following Kenya’s disputed election that left national divisions more entrenched. The girls scrambled to safety in a scene that captured the anguish of a flawed democracy facing protracted pressures unless […]

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Liberia’s Supreme Court halts presidential run-off over fraud allegations

Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed the Nov. 7 presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who has alleged fraud. Third-place finisher Charles Brumskine’s Liberty Party challenged the results of the October vote, which set up a Nov. 7 run-off between former soccer star George Weah and […]

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Kenya braces for poll results in controversial election

Kenya’s election board said it would announce on Monday the winner of a highly contentious election, sparking fears of further violence in flashpoint opposition strongholds. President Uhuru Kenyatta is headed for a landslide victory in the country’s repeat election which was boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose supporters violently protested last Thursday’s vote. The […]

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