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Ivory Coast lost prime minister to cancer in a German hospital

Bakayoko, 56, had been brought to Paris for medical treatment nearly a month ago, and had recently been moved to Germany. A government statement announcing his death was read on national television Wednesday evening.

Japan defence chief Kono backs Suga for prime minister, but keeps eye on top job

Japan's Defence Minister Taro Kono on Thursday said he supports Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga as the country's next leader to...

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Ogun cobbler electrocuted while illegally reconnecting neighbours’ electricity

"It is true. He went to help people connect electricity illegally. He was on the electric pole when power was restored. He was electrocuted. The family said they had accepted his death in good faith.

Chad president seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

Deby, a former army commander-in-chief, first came to power in 1990 when his rebel forces overthrew then-President Hissene Habre, who was later convicted of human rights abuses at an international tribunal in Senegal. Deby has continued to win re-election over the years, last drawing 61.5% of the vote in the last 2016 election.

Yinka Odumakin: The exit of a convinced humanist

I said we had a remarkable relationship because Yinka was consistent in standing up to fight for democracy, federalism, justice and rule of law. These to me are the factors for defining the dignity of man. Whoever has this commitment is an ally and a humanist.

The Nigeria’s Predicament: nepotism, corruption and calamitous tragedy of leadership

"The pessimist complains about the wind while the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails." –John Maxwell.