Nigeria's opposition candidate Abubakar picks running mate for 2019

2018-10-14 14:08

Nigeria's main opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar has picked his deputy from the south-east of the country, ahead of a bid to oust President Muhammadu Buhari from power in next year's election.

Opposition tells Mnangagwa to stop writing new manifestos 'daily' as he reveals 'new Zim pledge card'

2018-06-13 09:00

Zimbabwean opposition has reportedly criticised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for "writing new manifestos daily" after he produced a "new Zimbabwe pledge card" in an attempt to woo voters in the forthcoming election.

Buhari too 'unwell' to govern: Nigerian opposition

2018-05-09 15:00

Nigeria's main opposition party says President Muhammadu Buhari is unfit to run the country after he again left for London on medical grounds.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Who am I to say NO if people say I should lead them?,' says Mujuru

2017-07-27 06:11

President Robert Mugabe’s ex-deputy, Joice Mujuru, has denied accusations that she is not committed to the formation of a coalition of all opposition parties that would challenge her former boss in the 2018 polls.

Governor tells ill Nigerian president to quit

2017-06-29 17:11

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari faced a fresh call to quit, nearly two months after he left the country on indefinite sick leave.

EXCLUSIVE: Is Tendai Biti ready to work with MDC's Tsvangirai again?

2017-03-24 10:56

Zimbabwe’s fragile opposition could be on the verge of forging a formidable grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe ahead of next year’s polls, as it emerges one of Morgan Tsvangira’s nemesis has buried the hatchet to stand up against "dictatorship".

Mugabe's UN exit threats 'reckless, undiplomatic'

2016-09-26 17:00

Zimbabwean political analysts and opposition parties have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe as "delusional" and "insane", following his utterances over the weekend that the African continent was ready to pull out of the UN if its demands for reform were not met.

Calls for Buhari's impeachment over missing budget

2016-01-15 11:07

Nigeria's opposition Peoples Democratic Party has reportedly called on the country's National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari and other ministers over the missing 2016 budget, in a move that the ruling party has dismissed as "comical".

Attack sparks rioting in southeast Turkey

2015-06-09 20:46

An attack on an aid group linked to the Kurdish Islamist party has triggered riots in Turkey leaving 3 killed.

How Nigeria's 'smooth' election nearly went wrong

2015-04-17 10:32

As Muhammadu Buhari closed in on Nigeria’s presidency, an aide to election commission chairperson Attahiru Jega sent a text message to an independent voting monitor, warning of an imminent threat to the electoral process.

 

Founder of #Bringbackourgirls set to challenge Nigeria's Buhari in 2019 polls – reports

2018-10-09 14:16

The founder of the #Bringbackourgirls campaign is reportedly set to challenge Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming crunch polls.

Zim: Ex-finance minister's party threatens to quit 'unhappy Alliance' - report

2018-05-30 20:03

The coalition of Zimbabwean opposition parties led by Nelson Chamisa is reportedly on the brink of a split after being rocked by tensions over the list of people to stand as candidates for the forthcoming polls.

Mnangagwa 'has betrayed thousands of Zimbabweans', opposition claims

2017-12-07 13:35

Zimbabwe's PDP party, has reportedly accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of "betraying the hopes of Zimbabweans" of people following the recent decision by his government to "unleash soldiers on vendors and commuter operators in Harare".

Calls for clarity over Nigeria's absent president

2017-07-05 22:38

The president of Africa's most populous nation was last seen in public two months ago and since the start of 2017, he's been outside the country more than in it.

Opposition parties rubbish survey report suggesting Zimbabweans 'still trust Mugabe'

2017-05-13 09:32

Zimbabwean opposition parties have rubbished results by a new survey that claimed that most Zimbabweans still put their trust in President Robert Mugabe, 93, as the country's leader.

Grace Mugabe under fire over 'disgusting' $1.4m diamond ring

2016-12-12 19:30

Zimbabwe opposition parties have reportedly slammed First Lady Grace Mugabe over her love for an "extravagant" life after it emerged last week that she had purchase a diamond ring worth $1.4m through a Lebanese dealer Jamal Ahmed.

Zimbabwe faces 'imminent terror attack', police claim

2016-09-06 14:55

Police in Zimbabwe have claimed that the southern African country is facing an "imminent terror attack", hence the move by the security forces to ban all demonstrations and political rallies

Nigeria's opposition soul-searching after poll loss

2015-11-13 16:58

Its former national chairperson once boasted that the Peoples Democratic Party would rule Nigeria for 60 years. In the end it managed only 16 years.

Nigeria's Jonathan 'handing over nation in crisis'

2015-05-25 08:43

Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a country in its worst-ever state, the main opposition says, as fuel shortages and economic woes cripple the nation.

Nigeria governor elections see swing

2015-04-13 17:33

Results in Nigeria's governorship vote has seen a swing towards president-elect Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives Congress (APC) party.

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