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Sierra Leone Presidential Runoff Calm; Low Turnout Reported

Voting in Sierra Leone’s presidential runoff election seemed peaceful Saturday during the Easter holiday weekend, as citizens hoped to complete a process started on March 7.

The current president, Ernest Bai Koroma, is stepping down …

Opera on Alzheimer’s to Debut in Philadelphia Festival

An opera involving two characters with Alzheimer’s will premiere at Opera Philadelphia as part of the company’s latest festival of experimental fare.

Unveiling its 2018-19 season on Tuesday, the opera house of the US East …

SOUTH AFRICA: RAMAPHOSA’S HEADACHES-ANALYSIS

JOHANNESBURG–As President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a backlash over his new Cabinet and Parliament’s resolution on land expropriation, he and new Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene now have a new crisis to deal with.

In the past …

RAMAPHOSA CONFIRMS HE HAS BEGUN DIRECT TALKS WITH ZUMA ON LATTER’S FUTURE

CAPE TOWN– The president of South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, has confirmed that he has begun direct talks with President Jacob Zuma, his predecessor as ANC leader, on the …

SIX AFRICANS INJURED IN ‘RACIAL’ DRIVE-BY SHOOTING SPREE IN ITALY

ROME– A shaven-headed far-right supporter suspected of wounding six Africans on Saturday (Feb 3) in brazen drive-by shootings in central Italy was arrested, as the country’s interior minister said “racial hatred” had prompted the attack.…