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Mon,29Sep2014

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Governance across Africa improving more slowly - Ibrahim survey

Mi Ibrahim says Governance in African nations is improving at a slower pace and economic improvements are contributing less to its progress, the Ibrahim Index of African Governance showed on Monday.

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Nigeria opposition divided on candidacy

Muhammadu Buhari, former Nigerian military ruler wants a consensus candidacy. Photo©ReutersNigeria's opposition party, the All People's Congress (APC), is entangled in an internal clash over the selection of a presidential candidate ahead of the 2015 presidential elections.

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Russia-South Africa nuclear deal: DA demands answers

DA leader, Hellen Zille says the nuclear co-operation deal between Russia and South Africa must be fought. Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA), says a recent nuclear deal between Russia and the African nation must be opposed to "the bitter end".

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Lesotho: Proposed early election "challenging"

Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane. Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is a 'determination amongst Lesotho leaders to move towards resolving the problems" in the troubled country.

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Nigeria: Goodluck Jonathan's PDP candidacy to be contested

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will be challenged in his bid to stand for re-election on his ruling People Democratic Party (PDP) ticket.

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Museveni fires "ambitious" Prime Minister

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's surprise decision to drop his Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi in a mini Cabinet reshuffle has stoked tensions in the country.

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Ghana's human rights, anti-corruption commissioner in murky rent deal

CHRAJ Commissioner, Lauretta LampteyA commissioner in Ghana's Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice has been accused of living in a hotel for three years, where she spent $203,500 for her lodgings.

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