Akufo-Addo, 2 others named 2017 most Influential African leaders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named as one of the three most influential African leaders of 2017. The New African Magazine annual 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 also listed Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Guinean President Alpha Conde. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was listed in the Politics and Public Service category […]

Mugabe finally resigns

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has stepped down after leading the southern African country for nearly four decades. His resignation was contained in a letter addressed to the Parliament Speaker Jacob Mudenda Tuesday. He reportedly said his decision was voluntary and was made to pave way for a smooth transfer of power. The announcement halted an […]

Mugabe fired as Zanu-PF leader, wife expelled

The ruling Zanu-PF party in Zimbabwe has dismissed President Robert Mugabe as its leader and expelled his wife Grace Sunday. Sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been appointed to head the party. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting summoned by the party’s leadership and instigated by recent happenings in the country. Mr Mugabe’s […]

‘Not coup, but cool’ – Zimbabweans chant Mugabe’s exit

Hundreds of protesters have marched to the office of President Robert Mugabe to demand his immediate resignation as leader of the country. The Saturday protest came four days after the military’s takeover of principal state institutions on Wednesday in search of “criminals.” Soldiers at the State House where the 93-year-old president resides, gently pushed protesters […]