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One Person Killed, Three Others Wounded In Benin Republic Protests

One person was killed and at least three others were wounded by gunfire after troops in Benin Republic cleared protesters in a flashpoint city three days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election. Protests have erupted in the West African country’s opposition bastions ahead of Sunday’s vote, which critics say is skewed in Talon’s favour after […]

Somali Leaders Fail To Agree On Agenda For Crucial Poll

Somalia’s leaders have failed to agree on the main agenda for a crucial electoral meeting, reflecting the unattended fissures between them. Publicly, they promised to try again on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, even as the country becomes sorely late on elections initially planned for February this year. The agenda-setting meeting brought together President Mohamed Farmaajo and leaders […]