Liberians Reject George Weah’s Referendum

Liberians have rejected a referendum backed by George Weah, a former Football superstar who became President of the former colony of the United States of America. The referendum seeks to curb the length of presidential terms — a vote that could have helped the former soccer star extend his stay in office. The Dec. 8 […]

Republic Of Congo’s Opposition Candidate, Kolelas, Dies Of COVID-19

Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas, Republic of Congo opposition candidate died of Covid-19 as he was being transferred to France for treatment. AFP quoted his campaign director Christian Cyr Rodrigue Mayanda to have said this on Monday, the day after presidential elections in which he was the main challenger. Kolelas was seen as the main rival to veteran leader […]

FLASH | Samia Suluhu Hassan Sworn in as Tanzania’s First Female President

Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan has been sworn in as president on Friday, after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness. Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan is described as a softly spoken consensus builder. She is the East African country’s first female president. “I, Samia Suluhu Hassan, promise to be honest […]

Samia Suluhu Hassan Set to be Sworn in as Tanzania’s First Female President

Following the announcement of the death of Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli, all eyes are now on vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan and the decision of Tanzania’s ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi. There are rumors within government circles which suggests much reluctance among elements of the party stalling the constitutional take over as president by the Vice […]

Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli, Dies At 61

President John Magufuli of Tanzania is dead. He died aged 61 from a heart condition. This was started by vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan, in an address on state television Wednesday, after days of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts. Hassan said, “It is with deep regret that I inform you that today on the 17th […]

FLASH | Tanzania’s President John Magafuli is Dead

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has died, aged 61. The Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan confirmed his death in a statement issued live on TV. She said that Mr Magufuli died on Wednesday at 6pm from heart complication, at a hospital in Dar es Salaam.