Maputo - Mozambique's electoral body on Tuesday confirmed the ruling Frelimo party's candidate Filipe Nyusi had won October's presidential election, as the opposition still refused to accept defeat.
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Monrovia. - Liberian opposition politician and former football star George Weah won a landslide victory in Senate elections in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, official results showed Sunday.
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Blantyre (Malawi) - Malawi`snewlyelected President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday pardoned 197 prisoners from the overcrowded jails under an amnesty to mark Christmas, the home affairs ministry said.
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Johannesburg - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Sunday declared that he was in "perfect condition", in his first comments allaying concerns over his health following his hospitalisation in June.
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Tunis - Veteran politician Caid Beiji Essebsi, officially confirmed as Tunisia's new president Monday, had been the favourite to become the new head of state of the country that launched .. Read More →
Moncef Marzouki has refused to admit defeat in Tunisia's first free presidential election after exit polls suggested Beji Caid Essebsi had won.
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Nairobi - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violated basic freedoms.
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