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Thu,23Nov2017

Politics

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II: We have no need for Saudi Arabia and Iran to explain Islam to us

Photo©©Afolabi Sotunde/ReutersAs 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.

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Will the UN save us from hell?

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon retires at the end of 2016 Mary Altaffer/AP/SIPAIf we want UN missions to succeed, they must be highly trained and properly equipped.

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South Africa parliament vets public protector nominees

SA's outgoing public prosecutor, Thuli Madonsela. Photo©Stuart Graham/AP/SIPAA South African parliamentary committee has whittled down the number of candidates to replace the country's popular public protector Thuli Madonsela to 14 from a staggering 62 aspirants.

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Zimbabwe protest leader's day in court gathers thousands

Evans Mawarire. Photo©Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAA court appearance* for a pastor who has helped mastermind one of Zimbabwe's largest civil society anti-government protests has drawn thousands of supporters to the court building.

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Kenya: A political cartoonist's job

Politicians will always be angry – it's how the press reacts that counts, says Kenyan political cartoonist, Gado.

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South Africa begins search for new public protector

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, addresses journalists in Johannesburg, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Photo©Stuart Graham/AP/SIPASouth African civil society groups have submitted a list of candidates for the post of public protector to replace Thuli Madonsela who will step down in October.

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Ugandan opposition leader released on bail

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Photo©Michele Sibiloni/AP/SIPAUgandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was on Tuesday granted stringent bail following his arrest two months ago on treason charges.

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