East Africa

Bobi Wine urges his supporters to be disciplined

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Former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, last night asked his supporters to be disciplined while pursuing civil disobedience, including peaceful demonstrations, over the January election results. According to the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP), some of his supporters have internally targeted some party leaders who have …

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“The president is not sick, he is working hard in his office,” Tanzanian PM said

Tanzania opposition demands whereabouts of President Magufuli

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli is in the country and working hard in his office, his prime minister has said, scotching rumours about his whereabouts and health. “Tanzanians be calm, your president is there, in good health, he is working,” Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said. There has been speculation that President …

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga tested positive for coronavirus

Raila Odinga

Raila Odinga, the Kenyan opposition leader has been placed under quarantine after returning positive tests for coronavirus on Thursday evening. Mr Odinga was admitted to hospital on Tuesday in the capital, Nairobi, after developing fatigue, according to his family. “He’s responding well to the treatment he is receiving… and remains …

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Tanzania opposition demands whereabouts of President Magufuli

Tanzania opposition demands whereabouts of President Magufuli

Tanzania’s main opposition leader has demanded information on the health of President John Magufuli, a prominent COVID-19 sceptic whose absence from public view has brought speculation he is receiving medical treatment abroad. Rumours have swirled on social media about possible coronavirus contamination, especially in neighbouring Kenya under the hashtag #pray4magufuli. …

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