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Angola sacks 127 police officers for offences

The Angolan police department has sacked 127 officers in one year over various offences, state-owned Jornal de Angola confirmed. The Jornal de Angola said that most of the victims were found guilty of corruption and human rights abuses.

DRC court confirms Tshisekedi winner of disputed presidential election

DR Congo's top court on Sunday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of disputed presidential elections after throwing out a legal challenge by the runner-up.

China firm’s stake in Uganda oil set to rise

As Uganda awaits the final investment decision on oil production, China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has announced that it is partnering with the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) to bid for new oil blocks in the Albertine Graben.

Former Bashir adviser is the face of Sudan protests

Former presidential adviser Ghazi Salah al-Din is emerging as the leader of the movement seeking to remove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from power.

The Life and Death of Cetshwayo kaMpande, The Last King of an Independent Zulu Nation

King Cetshwayo’s place of birth was his father’s (Mpande) kraal of Mlambongwenya, near Eshowe. He was born in 1826, a very troubled period in the history of the Zulu kingdom. At time of his birth, Shaka Zulu was wielding a very powerful command of the Zulu nation. Cetshwayo’s father, Mpande, was Shaka Zulu’s half brother.

Nkrumah’s Success Story And The Failure Of Haile Selassie In Egypt

Both Kwame Nkrumah and Emperor Haile Selassie made headlines in Egypt but the success and impact of Nkrumah's stories overshadowed that of Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. Even while Nkrumah's marriage with Fathia blossomed, Haile Selassie's own was a failure.

Kofi Siriboe is fashion’s front row star of 2019

2019 didn’t really start on a good note for Ghanaian American actor Kofi Siriboe who ushered in the new year without his supermodel girlfriend Duckie Thot.

Yaa Asantewaa and the fight for the Golden Stool

After the compulsory abdication of Nana Mensa Bonsu in 1883, there was a whole lot of conflict over succession within the Asante Empire. There were people who still supported him and wanted him back. Another group also agitated for the instalment of his senior brother Nana Kofi Kaakari who had previously been forced to abdicate and the third group wanted Barima Kwaku Dua. Eventually, in April 1884, Barima Kwaku Dua became Asantehene Nana Kwaku Dua ll but unfortunately he died of chicken pox just after 40 days on the Golden Stool. At this time the kingmakers decided to go for Nana Kofi Kaakari and it was agreed upon. Unfortunately Nana Kofi Kaakari, who had migrated to the Coast, could not arrived in Kumase to became the only Asantehene who would have been installed twice, because he died of dysentery on his way to Kumase.

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