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Frank-Water Steinmeier Voted As Germany President

Frank-Water Steinmeier Voted As Germany President

German politicians elect former foreign minister by an overwhelming majority to be the country’s new president. He on Sunday won 931 out of 1,239 valid votes cast by the members of the Federal Assembly, which is made up of 630 federal members of parliament and an equal number of delegates 16 states. He became the

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Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo Declared Somalia President

  A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-US citizenship has been Somalia’s new president. Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo was named the new leader after two rounds of voting on Wednesday and quickly took the oath of office. Incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded  defeat after the second rounds of voting and congratulates new leader.

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Gambian President – Elect Barrow Takes Oath Of Office In Senegal

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as president of The Gambia at a ceremony in Senegal, has used his first speech in office to call on the Gambia security forces to remain loyal to the constitution and stay in their barracks. Soldier found outside with firearms would be considered rebels, he said. Mr Barrow added

Adama Barrow

Adama Barrow Inauguration To Take Place In Senegal

President – elect of The Gambia Adama Barrow will be sworn in today at 4.00PM local time in at the Gambian Embassy in neighbouring Senegal. The information, posted on Adama Barrow’s social media accounts, invited the general public to attend the ceremony. As the effort by regional leaders to convince Yahya Jammeh to step down as

Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh Gets Extended Term of 90 days

  The Gambia parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh’s term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days It also approved his decision to declare a 90-day state of emergency in the tiny West African state. Regional leaders have threatened to use military force to oust Mr. Jammeh

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MMM Nigeria Reopened 24 Hours Earlier Than Promised

Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox, the Ponzi scheme, which froze participants accounts for over a month, was scheduled to reopen on January 14, 2017, but returned at about 11 am on January 13, 2017. According to a statement announcing its return, MMM said it was setting a limit on daily withdrawals, in order to control panic withdrawals.

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Why FIFA Council Votes In Favour Of 48-teams

Fifa has voted unanimously in favour of expanding the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, with the changes set to be introduced at the 2026 tournament after being approved at a Fifa Council meeting in Zurich. The Fifa council confirmed on Tuesday morning that it had unanimously voted in favour of the new format,

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Riyad Mahrez  Crowned African Footballer Of  The Year

Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez has been named African Footballer of the Year for his part in the club’s stunning Premier League title triumph last season. Mahrez was chosen ahead of 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool winger Sadio Mane in a poll of African national team coaches. The result was announced at