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Sat,17Nov2018

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Nigeria: The PDP presidential fightback

 

Olamikan Gbemiga; all rights reserved; Aminu Abubakar/AFPTrounced by Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the PDP is set on winning the return match  in 2019. Ahead of the primaries, The Africa Report talks to its leading contenders

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Zimbabwe | Cuts in the time of cholera

Philimon Bulawayo/REUTERS
With his late August inauguration behind him, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has a long list of worries ahead, from tetchy relations with Western governments and a grinding economic crisis to a September cholera outbreak.

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Inside Malema’s revolution

Rajesh Jantilal/AFP

Demanding free education for all, radical land reform and an end to corruption, the Economic Freedom Fighters are winning over the youth. Next stop, national power?

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Cameroon president Biya wins re-election in landslide victory

Monday Oct. 22 ,2018, supporters of Cameroon's Incumbent President Paul Biya, of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement party, celebrate his election victory in Yaounde, Cameroon. Photo: Rodrigue Mbock/AP/SIPA

85-year-old Paul Biya won his seventh term in the midst of separatist violence in the west of the country.

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Ethiopia | Is Abiy on the right track

Is Abiy on the right Track

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Angola | Lourenço’s long road

President João Lourenço: some say the country’s cleansing is only skin-deep - Vladimir Astapkovich/Sputnik/AFP
The Angolan president has dealt some big blows to the former ruling family and corrupt chief executives of state-owned entities, but he still has a long way to go to bring the country out of its economic crisis and attract the kind of investors who value transparency and ease of doing business

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Cameroon | Spotlight: Joshua Osih

NÇOIS GRIVELET 2018 FOR JA
The SDF’s Osih represents a generational change in Cameroonian politics, promising a more robust opposition response to sit-tight leader President Paul Biya

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