Côte d’Ivoire Vice-President Takes Office Aimd Army Discontent

[RFI] Daniel Kablan Duncan was sworn in as the new Vice-president of Côte d’Ivoire on Monday– the first vice president in the history of the country. His appointment comes after changes to the constitution were approved last year in an effort to calm social and policitcal unrest following several mutinies and strikes.

[RFI] Daniel Kablan Duncan was sworn in as the new Vice-president of Côte d'Ivoire on Monday-- the first vice president in the history of the country. His appointment comes after changes to the constitution were approved last year in an effort to calm social and policitcal unrest following several mutinies and strikes.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Museveni’s Son a Heartbeat Away From Presidency

[East African] Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appears to have completed a largely smooth transition of the military by placing Young Turks at the helm of the army hierarchy.

[East African] Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appears to have completed a largely smooth transition of the military by placing Young Turks at the helm of the army hierarchy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Public React to Trial of Former LRA Warlord At the Hague

[Deutsche Welle] The trial of Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen has begun at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Many Ugandans are critical of the trial and think that local courts would be a better venue for healing old wounds.

[Deutsche Welle] The trial of Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen has begun at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Many Ugandans are critical of the trial and think that local courts would be a better venue for healing old wounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Refinery Residents to Be Relocated in February

[Oil in Uganda] Government will in February 2017 relocate 46 families who opted for resettlement to pave way for the proposed oil refinery in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county, Hoima District, Francis Elungat, the Land Acquisition officer Ministry of…

[Oil in Uganda] Government will in February 2017 relocate 46 families who opted for resettlement to pave way for the proposed oil refinery in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county, Hoima District, Francis Elungat, the Land Acquisition officer Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Elections to Watch, Past and Present

[AfricaFocus] Ghana, Gambia, and Gabon are all small African countries with names beginning with the letter “G,” which held presidential elections in 2016. But neither the electoral landscapes nor the electoral outcomes can fruitfully be analyzed witho…

[AfricaFocus] Ghana, Gambia, and Gabon are all small African countries with names beginning with the letter "G," which held presidential elections in 2016. But neither the electoral landscapes nor the electoral outcomes can fruitfully be analyzed without giving greater weight to the contrasts than to the similarities. The same applies to the even wider set of 14 African countries with presidential elections last year, or the 8 so far scheduled to hold elections in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Jammeh Suffers Major Setback

[Premium Times] The move by outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to stop the inauguration of the President-elect Adama Barrow suffered a major setback on Monday as the country’s Supreme Court refused to hear the application.

[Premium Times] The move by outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to stop the inauguration of the President-elect Adama Barrow suffered a major setback on Monday as the country's Supreme Court refused to hear the application.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Assembly Blows Ghȼ72,000 On Security Men Who Work for Themselves

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Odumase -The Managing Director of SG-Lodge Hotel, located at Odumase-Krobo in the Eastern region, Mr. Sas George, has exposed massive corruption at the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Odumase -The Managing Director of SG-Lodge Hotel, located at Odumase-Krobo in the Eastern region, Mr. Sas George, has exposed massive corruption at the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

What Becomes of the Nkrumaist Tradition?

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The name Convention People’s Party (CPP) once stood as a giant in the African Continent. However, as there is always an ant in every giant, this once powerful political party is now seriously struggling to gain the attention of the…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The name Convention People's Party (CPP) once stood as a giant in the African Continent. However, as there is always an ant in every giant, this once powerful political party is now seriously struggling to gain the attention of the electorate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana