Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has become the fifth recipient of the Mo Ibrahim Prize For African Leadership. The $5-million award recognizes her work in rebuilding her country torn by civil war. ends intro Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first elected African woman president, who stood down last month after two six-year terms at the […]

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Leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress Cyril Ramaphosa promises that today’s (Monday)meeting of the party’s top decision-making body will reach finality on the departure of President Jacob Zuma. Clearly rejecting any immunity for Zuma, Ramaphosa says the party under him is making sure that those who are corrupt and steal from the poor […]

Egyptian military hits dozens of jihadi targets in in the Sinai Peninsula

Responding to a spike in terrorist activity, Egyptian jets have hit 66 jihadi targets in the Sinai Peninsula. President Abdel Fatah El Sisi’s seeking to show a tough face ahead of elections next month. Egyptian military say their targets were jihadis hiding from air and artillery attacks. A spokesman says at least 16 terrorists were […]