Category: leader

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US, UAE uncared for chance to defend Taliban leader: Post

The US government and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) missed an opportunity to capture the late leader of the Afghan Taliban when he visited Dubai, a news report said. Former Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor reportedly visited the Gulf emirate for fundraising a few months before his assassination in May 2016, in a US air raid…

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North Korea’s Kim invitations S Korean leader to Pyongyang

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has extended a rare invitation to South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang. Kim Eui-kyeom, South Korean president’s spokesman, said at a news conference in Seoul on Saturday that the North Korean delegation delievered the invitation letter at a landmark high-level meeting at the presidential palace in Seoul. The…

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Gerry Adams: A serious resolve or cult chief?

In 2005, Gerry Adams went to South Africa. After landing in Johannesburg, he laid a wreath at Freedom Park before driving to the University of Witwatersrand to make a speech. At that point, he’d been the leader of the Irish nationalist party, Sinn Fein, for 22 years. It was a party Nelson Mandela described as…

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All eyes on Zimbabwe’s new chief at WEF in Davos

Harare, Zimbabwe – A lot of attention will focus on US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum under way in Davos. But from Africa, all eyes are on Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He deposed longtime ruler Robert Mugabe, who was the world’s oldest leader until the military intervened in November last year. Mnangagwa…

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The next supreme leader would possibly perchance possible well additionally rework Iran

In early January, Iran experienced its biggest protest wave since the suppression of the Green Movement in 2009. In spite of shaking the Islamic Republic, these demonstrations did not produce any major political changes. Leaderless and without a clear political goal, the protesters could not sustain the initial momentum. They had no support from the…

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Cyril Ramaphosa: Who is the ANC’s new chief?

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has elected Cyril Ramaphosa, the country’s deputy president, as its new leader. The 65-year-old narrowly defeated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in the race to replace South African President Jacob Zuma as the head of the party. Ramaphosa will become the country’s next president should the ANC win South Africa’s general…

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South Africa’s ANC prepares to elect current leader

Soweto, South Africa – Voting for the next leader of South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), is expected to commence later on Sunday, the ANC has announced. In a press briefing at Nasrac conference centre in Soweto, where the ANC is meeting for its 54th National Conference, Jessie Duarte, the party’s deputy…