Kenya opposition supporters gather for Odinga ‘swearing-in’

Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in Nairobi Tuesday ahead of a ceremony to swear him in as an alternative president, three months after he claims an election was stolen from him. The planned “inauguration” has raised fears of violence as police had vowed not to allow the event to go ahead. However officers kept their distance as…

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Nigeria deports Ayuk Tabe, 46 Cameroonian separatists

A key Cameroonian separatist leader, Julius Ayuk Tabe and 46 others, some of whom were  arrested in Abuja earlier this month have  been deported by Nigerian authorities to Cameroon. Ayuk and the others were deported  on Friday to Yaounde, Ayuk’s  lawyer, Abdul Oroh, a former member of the House of Representatives and human rights activist  said. Ayuk is the president…

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My wife curses me with her private part, Pastor tells court

A Pentecostal Pastor, Bernard Towoju has urged an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve his marriage to his wife, Abosede, for allegedly using her private part to invoke curses on him. Towoju, 53, said in his divorce petition on Monday that “I cannot continue to make love with a woman who always goes naked and swears for me with her…

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George Weah takes salary cut

President George Weah of Liberia pledged to cut his  salary by 25 per cent  on Monday, in a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times ahead for a “broke” country. “The state of the economy that my administration inherited leaves a lot to do and to be decided,” the former international soccer star said in an address apparently…

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