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Nigeria: Over 80 new kidnapped victims released

The armed intervention of a self-defense group allowed the release of the 80 high school students kidnapped on Saturday evening in north-west Nigeria. According to the authorities, over 80 school-children returning to their village of Mahuta, Katsina state, were kidnapped…

Liberia awaits referendum result

Preliminary results from the December 8 referendum in Liberia indicate that the “Yes” Vote” is in the lead. The election featured eight propositions on the ballot including reducing the tenures of president, Senators and representatives. The constitution states that each…

Women voters dominate Niger’s election

In Niger, the double municipal and regional elections held last Sunday saw a significant participation of women in the vote.  A particularity welcomed by several political actors and women's rights organizations. Adolphus Mawolo reports.

Ghana: NDC wins contentious parliamentary seat

The largest opposition party in Ghana, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has won the contentious parliamentary seat in the Sene West Constituency in the Bono East Region.  This means that as it stands, the two leading political parties in the…