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John Magufuli, the “bulldozer” president, begins his second term

Re-elected with 84% of the vote on 28 October, the outgoing President of Tanzania John Magufuli was sworn in on Thursday 5 November in the presence of national and international dignitaries and regional heads of state including Presidents Museveni of Uganda, Azali Assoumani of the Comoros and Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe. Many fear that the magnitude of this victory, combined with that of the ruling party that won 262 of the 264 seats in…

John Magufuli is sworn in for another term

President John Magufuli was sworn in on Thursday morning for his second term at the helm of the country after his very wide-ranging but contested re-election on October 28 with more than 84% of the vote. A grand ceremony was organized in a stadium in Dodoma, the capital, in the presence of foreign guests and the composite bodies.…

President Ouattara re-elected for a third term

According to the results announced by the Independent Electoral Commission on Monday night, Alassane Ouattara obtained 94.27% of the vote. The Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) announced the preliminary full results of the presidential election on Saturday, October 31, Monday night. Alassane Ouattara wins with 94.27% of…

Ivory Coast Ouattara declares financial system in controversial bid for third time period

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara, who's operating for re-election on October 31, has been a part of Ivorian politics for thirty years. This marketing campaign, he guarantees, shall be his final. When Ouattara proclaimed that he wouldn't stand for a 3rd time period again in March, he was praised by pal and foe, each in Ivory Coast and overseas. However after the dying of his elected successor, Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the 78-year-old as soon as once more took the marketing campaign path. Who're the…

President Kaboré takes stock of his five-year term

In Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré took status over five years spent at the helm of the country: fight against terrorism, Covid-19 and its consequences, G5 Sahel, social conflicts, etc. On October 15 at RFI he announced that he had not the outstretched hand of former President Blaise Compaorés. Several opposition politicians had qualified this exit as an election promise aimed at attracting…

the legitimacy of the prime minister questioned the top of his time period

In Ethiopia, a interval of nationwide uncertainty begins. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is challenged. His authentic mandate, which began in 2018, ends on Monday, however for the reason that legislative election has been subjected to well being precautions, he won't get replaced. For a part of the Ethiopian opposition, the federal authorities is now not legit. For the regional authorities in Mekele, the capital of Tigray, issues at the moment are clear. There may be "now not a federal authorities, that's, now not a Home of…

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