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South Africa: Government Winning Fight Against Grant Fraud, Corruption

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[SAnews.gov.za] Hundreds of officials have been suspended, while many others were dismissed following a string of social grants fraud and corruption investigations since 2010, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Sunday.

Nigeria: Elections – Expect Results Within 48hrs – Jega

[Independent (Lagos)] With few hours to the presidential elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will announce the result of the elections within 48 hours after voting.

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Kenya: Go Easy On Graft Suspects – Murkomen

[The Star] Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has praised President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Thursday State of the Union address.

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Africa: African Leadership Transitions Tracker Assessing How Change Impacts Development

[allAfrica] On March 28, Nigerians voters will go to the polls to participate in their nation’s fifth election since the military handed over power to civilians in 1999. As Africa’s largest economy and an important oil exporter, this election comes

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Nigeria: Presidential Poll – Anxiety Over Heavy Security in States

[Independent (Lagos)] Ekiti -Signs of the general elections glaringly manifested in all parts of country on Friday, with security arrangements taking the centre stage.

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Nigeria: Buhari Raises the Alarm Over Attack On Suporters

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[Independent (Lagos)] The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has raised alarm over attacks on his supporters and victimisation of his party members.

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Nigeria: Why Corruption Festers in Nigeria – Ude

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[Leadership] Jackson Ude is a journalist with specialisation in political communications, media, public policy and political management. He was trained in the United States and Canada where he bagged his degrees. He was a House of Assembly aspirant for Abia

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Kenya: Kenyans Should Support Uhuru in His War Against Corruption

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[The Star] All Kenyans agree corruption is today an unmitigated disaster and a millstone round their necks that unless it is dealt a death blow, it will sink them to the bottom of the sea of collective demise.

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Somalia: More Than Dozen Killed, Several Injured in Hotel Blast

[Shabelle] At least 14 people, including government soldiers, hotel security guards, civilians and attackers were killed and 13 others also injured in an attack on hotel in Mogadishu on Friday and Saturday, Minister of Information said.

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Zimbabwe: Aged Mugabe a Danger to Zimbabwe

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[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has become a danger to the country because he is too old to think about the country’s future, MDC-Renewal spokesperson Jacob Mafume said Thursday.

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