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Rwanda: President Kagame says he’s unlikely to seek a fourth term
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Politics and Society Rwanda: President Kagame says he’s unlikely to seek a fourth term

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has said he is unlikely to contest for a fourth term. If President Kagame who won 98 percent of the vote in the 2017 presidential polls decides against contesting the next elections, the decision could significantly shake Rwanda’s political landscape, which has been dominated by the ruling party.

Nigerian newspaper, Punch, to start addressing Pres. Buhari by his military title
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Politics and Society Nigerian newspaper, Punch, to start addressing Pres. Buhari by his military title

A leading Nigerian newspaper, Punch, has said it will henceforth prefix President Muhammadu Buhari’s name with his former military title he used when he ruled the country in a brutal manner in the 1980s. The publication says its stance is “a symbolic demonstration… against autocracy and military-style repression”.