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By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
May 21st, 2012
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West Africa’s regional bloc Ecowas has agreed a deal with Mali’s junta for Djouncounda Traore to remain as president beyond Monday’s deadline. As part of the deal, coup leader Capt Amadou Sanogo will get all the benefits of a former head of state. Mr Traore was initially sworn in fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
May 14th, 2012
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Bissau – West Africa’s regional bloc has named a politician in Guinea-Bissau to lead the transitional government after a coup. The group met earlier in the week in the West African nation and named Serifo Nhamadjo to the post for one year. He was among a group of presidential candidates w...
By benim
In Election
May 31st, 2011
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Harare – A pro-democracy research group says a tougher stance by regional leaders can prevent a repeat of bloody, disputed elections in Zimbabwe. The Institute for a Democratic Alternative for Zimbabwe says Southern African leaders for the first time have the will and capacity to ensure credibl...