In tense C.A.R., Touadéra joins Bozizé in declaring candidacy

Incumbent President Faustin Touadéra announced on Saturday his candidacy in the upcoming December elections, following former Central African Republic (CAR) leader François Bozizé and his own intentions to return to the presidency – an expected development but one that raises tensions in the long-volatile CAR. “It is a heavy responsibility,” Touadéra told his United Hearts Movement (MCU) party. “A very heavy responsibility. I accept to be your candidate.” Bozizé made similar remarks to his Kwa na Kwa party supporters in July in Bangui, stressing the need for experience in the…

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CACOVID refutes Rep’s claims to palliatives in Edo

The Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has denied a media report that House of Representatives member for Oredo Constituency in Edo, Dr Omoreigbe Ihama, donated the palliatives he made claims to in the constituency. The House of Reps member, in a report on Independent Television, Benin, Edo stated besides sponsoring bills and motions, he will continue to champion the course of improving the lives in the constituency. He also added since outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, he has given out food items and networked with other agencies to attract relief materials…

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