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Kenyatta: I can defend myself at the ICC and be Kenyan president

Kenyatta: I can defend myself at the ICC and be Kenyan president

Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has told Al Jazeera that he will continue to appear before the ICC in the Hague even if he is elected president.

New Egyptian government begs IMF for $4.8 billion USD loan?

New Egyptian government begs IMF for $4.8 billion USD loan?

It is unbelievable that a country like Egypt is seeking a $4.8 billion USD loan from the IMF to help cover the country’s budget deficits and/or avoid currency devaluation. Can the new Egyptian government be trusted?

South Africa: ANC drops case against Goodman gallery over Zuma portrait

South Africa: ANC drops case against Goodman gallery over Zuma portrait

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party agreed on Wednesday to drop court proceedings against a gallery and an artist over a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed.

Nigeria does not support US push on Boko Haram

Nigeria does not support US push on Boko Haram

A U.S. Congress push to designate Nigerian militant group Boko Haram a “foreign terrorist organisation” would not help efforts to start dialogue and does not have Nigeria’s backing, its defence minister said on Wednesday.

Nigeria’s south south region goes for Rwanda model on conflict resolution

Nigeria’s south south region goes for Rwanda model on conflict resolution

The six states of the South South region in Nigeria are to tap the experiences of Rwanda in resolving their conflict, security challenges and economic problems in an emerging partnership between both parties.

Ghana hosts symposium on combating terrorism in Africa

Ghana hosts symposium on combating terrorism in Africa

Global Alternative Agenda, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has organised a symposium in Accra, Ghana on combating terrorism in Africa to create awareness on the increase rate of terrorism, which poses the biggest threat to the security of the Africa.

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood eyes presidency

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood eyes presidency

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, which already controls parliament, is now eyeing the presidency as it seeks to consolidate its newfound power, but the move risks backfiring, analysts say.

ANC ‘disgusted’ by youth league verbal attack on Zuma

ANC ‘disgusted’ by youth league verbal attack on Zuma

THE African National Congress expressed disgust on Friday over comments made by the ruling party’s youth league about President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

Nigeria: National Assembly passes N4.8trillion 2012 budget

Nigeria: National Assembly passes N4.8trillion 2012 budget

The National Assembly today passed a budget of N4.8 trillion for the year 2012.

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