Day: May 10, 2019

South Africa elections: Incoming results suggest ruling ANC set to win diminished majority

By Euan McKirdy, David McKenzie and Deborah Bloom, CNN

Despite years of corruption allegations, a sluggish economy and sustained electricity blackouts, South Africa’s ruling ANC looks set to win a substantial majority in a critical national election.With three quarters of the vote counted, the ANC shows a strong lead with just over 57% of the national vote, according to partial results released by the country’s electoral commission.

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United Nations appoints Ghanaian President and Emir of Kano, as SDG advocates

The UN has appointed the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, as a member of the new class of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocates.

Sanusi is one of the six new members of the group, which is co-chaired by President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and the Prime Minister of Norway, Ms Erna Solberg.

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