Ramaphosa, former Nigerian president Obasanjo ‘reflect’ on wave of violence

2019-09-26 19:08

President Cyril Ramaphosa and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo reflected on "recent events" in South Africa during a courtesy call.

Nigeria's Buhari vowed to serve just one term: minister

2017-09-08 16:03

A Nigerian minister has promised to quit if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to seek re-election, claiming the ailing leader had earlier vowed to serve only one term.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Obasanjo, Gambia

2017-07-22 09:30

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has resumed nationwide rallies, and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has urged African leaders to treat ex-presidents with respect.

Tsvangirai holds 'meetings' with African leaders ahead of 2018 polls

2017-01-09 14:34

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai reportedly held a number of meetings with some of the African leaders who attended the inauguration ceremony of Ghana's new president Nana Akufo Addo over the weekend.

Obasanjo attacks Nigerian governors, says they live like emperors

2016-02-02 13:04

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has lambasted governors in his country, saying they "live like emperors", using public funds for personal gain.


Former Nigeria president Obasanjo endorses opposition candidate

2018-10-11 20:01

Nigeria's former ruler Olusegun Obasanjo has backed his ex-deputy to beat incumbent Muhammadu Buhari in elections next year, in a cautious endorsement after a years-long feud.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Buhari, Obasanjo

2017-07-25 20:44

Nigerian ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo says the press is like a nagging wife that should be tolerated, and Grace Mugabe says she "saw the hand of God" last week after her leg was run over by her husband's armour-plated limousine.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Africa, Guinea

2017-02-15 20:02

Zimbabwe's Joice Mujuru has moved to consolidate her position in the crisis-riddled ZimPF party, and an analyst says the AU lacks the new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it.

Former Nigerian president Obasanjo blames African leaders for conflict

2016-03-22 13:32

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has placed the blame squarely on African leaders for conflicts being experienced across the continent, a report says.

Former Nigerian president Obasanjo accused of corruption

2016-01-29 11:53

Officials from Nigeria's House of Representatives have accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of corruption during his term in office, Punch has reported.

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