Some things just never seem to change. That is what voters stuck in the groundhog day of endless presidencies may have felt early this year.
- Friday, 22 July 2016 13:17
- Dasmani Laary in Accra
- West Africa
Ghana's parliament has thrown out a constitutional amendment bill seeking to change the country's date for general elections from 7 December to every first Monday of November, citing limited time.
- Wednesday, 20 July 2016 15:14
- Godfrey Olukya
- East & Horn Africa
The government of Uganda defended its decision to construct an oil pipe line through Tanzania, breaking its silence on why it had abandoned an earlier plan to build it through Kenya.
- Tuesday, 19 July 2016 07:50
- Crystal Orderson in Cape Town
- Southern Africa
South Africans on Monday commemorated Nelson Mandela Day, a day where the country puts aside its differences with people donating their time to work for the less privileged in honour of the country's first post-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela.
As central bank governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was feted for his attacks on corruption. Now emir of Kano, he has lost none of his zeal for change.