Partial Ivory Coast election results show tight race PDF Print E-mail
Written by bbC News   
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 06:08


The presidential election in Ivory Coast is likely to go into a second round after partial results point to a tight race between the top candidates.

Incumbent Laurent Gbagbo and opponent Alassane Ouattara both won around 35% of about half the votes counted so far, the election commission said.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 November 2010 06:18
Nigeria irked by Africa’s exclusion from permanent membership of UN Security Council PDF Print E-mail
Written by APA News   
Friday, 29 October 2010 22:21

APA, Abuja (Nigeria) Irked by the discriminatory attitude of the United Nations Security Council, Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister Odein Ajumogobia says it is undemocratic of the UN to exclude Africa and South America from its permanent membership of the Council.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 October 2010 22:24
Tanzania Ready to Vote Sunday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Friday, 29 October 2010 15:39

The registrar of political parties in Tanzania said intensive campaigning by participating political parties in Sunday’s general elections will make this year’s vote the most competitive. John Tendwa said there is sufficient evidence to show that the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party might not enjoy the overwhelming support it used to enjoy during previous elections.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 October 2010 15:52
UK resumes Zimbabwe deportations PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dominic Casciani   
Thursday, 14 October 2010 18:30

The Home Office says it will resume enforced returns of Zimbabweans with no legal right to be in the UK, after a four-year moratorium.

X-Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu is battling to avoid deportation to Zimbabwe

Liberia: Fire on the Mountain PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Analyst   
Thursday, 14 October 2010 01:48

A major Achilles heel of the Sirleaf Administration is the endemic corruption that seems refractory to every regulatory trick on the books. The administration had been beside itself, hoping and praying that with time, the corruption menace will go away.

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