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Fraud claims fail to convince

The establishment parties want an election re-run to stop George Weah, but it's putting them at odds with President Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia's Supreme Court has acceded to claims by four major political parties – including the governing Unity Party – that there was fraud during the first round of the...


A homemade disaster

Toothless state agencies, illegal quarrying and government inaction sowed the seeds of August's deadly mudslide

The government now acknowledges that more than 1,000 people were killed in Freetown when a massive chunk of Mount Sugar Loaf, long degraded by illegal construction and blasting, sl...


Macron woos Ouaga

Youth, employment, migration, terrorism: President Emmanuel Macron of France hit all the right buttons during his speech at the University of Ouagadougou, where he showed his youth...


Buhari opens the war chest

Announcing the country's biggest-ever budget last week, the President looks ready for a re-election campaign

To run or not to run in 2019 – that was the question that President Muhammadu Buhari had been studiously avoiding. After a slow start to his tenure, punctuated by long period...


Militants turn the screw

Secessionists and Delta rebels are gaining support as Abuja and the oil giants fail to answer for lingering effects of the oil curse

The first warning came on 2 February last year. Niger Delta pirates in two speedboats boarded a Bulgarian tanker 160 kilometres off the Bakassi Peninsula, on Nigeria's south-easter...


One man, one vote

After much delay, President Ernest Bai Koroma has finally found a candidate he favours to take the nomination of the All Peoples Congress for the 2018 presidential election.


Weah walks up to the spot

The odds favour the soccer star turned politician against the Vice-President  but there is all to play for ahead of the run-off vote

Although he is ten points ahead after the first round of the elections, George Weah has given few indications of what kind of government he would run, besides making plenty of popu...


Weah sprints towards an open goal

A comfortable lead for the soccer hero in the first round of elections leaves the old elite floundering for a response

Such is the commanding lead built up by George Weah, the star footballer turned politician, in the first round of presidential elections on 10 October that his nearest rival, Vice-...

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When oil chiefs fall out

President Buhari holds fire as his two most senior petroleum officials trade allegations of corruption and dishonesty

It was a very Nigerian leak, appearing to serve the interests of none of the protagonists but to damage the reputations of players, institutions, the government and country.


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