Africa’s oldest president, campaigns for another term in Cameroon

After 36 years of Biya, all we have is nuts ON THE campaign trail Paul Biya’s motto is “La Force de l’Expérience”. It is a slogan that few would dispute. Since Robert Mugabe was tossed off Zimbabwe’s throne last year, the 85-year-old Mr Biya, Cameroon’s president since 1982, has been Africa’s oldest head of state

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Congo-Kinshasa:Kabila Tells UN to Withdraw Troops

[RFI] Congolese President Joseph Kabila has called on UN peacekeepers to leave his country, lambasting two decades of inaction. Speaking at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Kabila vowed to “oppose any interference in the electoral process under way” stating that his government would cover the full cost.

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South Sudan:Security Council Imposes Arms Embargo On South Sudan

[UN News] The Security Council on Friday narrowly passed a measure aimed at stopping the flow of weapons to armed groups in South Sudan, with those Members in favour saying it would protect civilians, while abstainers voiced concerns that it would undermine the ongoing peace process in the world’s youngest country.

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