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Sun,19Apr2015

Politics

Nigeria's real security vote

ahead of the 28 March elections, Nigerian troops have recaptured areas from Boko Haram in the troubled north-east, following a series of strikes aided by Chad, Niger and Cameroon. Photo©STR/AP/SIPAAfter years of little progress against Boko Haram, Nigeria's military – with the help of regional allies – has launched its most important offensive ahead of polls.

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Tensions rise in Burundi ahead of May 26 polls

Pierre Nkurunziza has been in power since 2005, and has denied arming his party's youth wing. Photo©ReutersBurundi's ruling party has been accused of arming its youth wing as tension worsens in the East African country ahead of presidential elections where President Pierre Nkurunziza could run for a contentious third term.

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Nigeria's new president, the people's man?

Nigeria's president elect Muhammadu Buhari. Photo©ReutersNigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari will have his work cut out after his inauguration on May 29.

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South Africa's biggest opposition leader Helen Zille to Resign

Photo©ReutersThe leader of South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Hellen Zille will step down from her post next month.

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Nigerians complete party power overhaul

Nigeria's main opposition has won a number of States in elections for governors, shortly after winning the presidential elections.

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe's party, Zanu PF splits

Before her ouster, Joice Mujuru was leading a faction called Zanu People First Ousted members of Zimbabwe's ruling party Zanu PF are reportedly preparing to launch their own party to challenge long time ruler President Robert Mugabe.

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Uganda: Opposition threatens polls boycott in 2016

Uganda's opposition parties have threatened to boycott presidential and parliamentary elections due next year.

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