Africa | Tanzania October 31, 2020 Incumbent President John Magufuli of Tanzania has won the presidential election of the country’s general elections held on October 28, 2020. That was announced by the country’s National Electoral Commission on the evening of October 30, 2020 and reported by various media. The victory means a second five-year term in office for the incumbent president. It offers him the opportunity he requested from voters during the campaign, for complet
Africa | Tanzania October 28, 2020 Tanzanians on October 28, 2020 went to polling stations to cast their vote in the country’s general elections. The elections are two-tier entailing election of next president and members of parliament. 15 presidential nominees are contesting for the presidential position, with opposition nominees Tundu Lissu and Bernard Membe said to be the main rivals to the incumbent President John Magufuli who is seeking a second and last term in
Africa's Diaspora Communities October 28, 2020 Angry protests that erupted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, after police gunned down an African American man, Walter Wallace Jr (27), on October 26, 2020, continue. That was reported by some media on October 28, 2020. Video evidence show two European American police shooting to kill instead of shooting to restrain an approaching Walter Wallace Jr. Walter Wallace’s family reportedly said he was mentally sick. They cont
Africa | Guinea October 24, 2020 Incumbent President Alpha Conde of Guinea has won with a big margin the country’s presidential election held on October 18, 2020. That was declared by the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (Céni) on October 24, 2020. According to Céni, Mr Conde won 59.49% of the vote. Mr Conde's victory comes amid bloody post-election unrests across the country, said to have so far claimed least 26 deaths. Contrary to Céni’s dec
Rest Of The World | Africa | Egypt | Ethioipia October 24, 2020 US President Donald Trump has said Egypt might blow up Ethiopia’s mega dam Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) if a deal over its operation is not reached between the two African nations. That was reported by some media on October 24, 2020. According to the reports, President Trump made the controversial and rather inflammatory utterance during his announcement of deal reached by Sudan and Israel to normalize
Africa | Sudan October 24, 2020 Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations pending ratification of the agreement by the former’s legislature. That was reported by some media on October 23, 2020. The political deal is said to have been brokered by USA. When the agreement gets Sudan’s legislative approval, the African nation will be the third Arab speaking country that have normalized relations with Israel with help of the US administration in recent months.