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1. 2016-09-27 Seychelles: James Michel to stand down as president Seychelles
2014-09-06 Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Somalia
D. 2013-04-08 New Kenya president to be sworn in Nairobi, Kenya
E. 2013-03-09 Kenya poll a 'triumph of democracy' Kenya
F. 2012-10-07 Somali president appoints prime minister Somalia
6. 2011-06-19 Despite supporting rallies, PM steps down Mogadishu, Somalia
7. 2010-09-21 Somalia's prime minister resigns Somalia
I. 2010-03-31 Kenyan leaders could face charges Kenya
J. 2009-02-07 New president returns from exile Somalia

Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike
Seychelles: James Michel to stand down as president Map of Seychelles

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  The 72-year-old James Michel of the Seychelles has said he will stand down next month after 12 years in office

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  Somalia: Somalia's Islamist group al-Shabab has named Ahmad Umar as successor to former leader Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was killed in a US air strike

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  Newly elected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed his poll win as a 'triumph of democracy' and peace.    Kenyatta was declared winner of Monday's...

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Oct.7 Somali president appoints prime minister  Somalia: Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has named Abdi Farah Shirdon as the nation sets up an effective central government following decades of civil war

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Jun.19 Despite supporting rallies, PM steps down   Somalia: Despite days of rallies supporting him in the capital city of Mogadishu, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo resigned

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Sep.21 Somalia's prime minister resigns  Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke resigned Tuesday after a month of disagreements with the country's president Mar.31   Kenyan leaders could face charges
  Pretrial judges at the International Criminal Court on authorized a prosecutor to investigate Kenya's post-election violence

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Feb.7 New president returns from exile  Somalia: Hours after newly elected Sheikh Sharif Sheekh Ahmed arrived in the capital, mortars were fired at his presidential palace Feb.2   Gaddafi elected as next AU leader
  Ethiopia: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been elected as chairman of the 53-nation African Union by delegates at the AU summit

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Dec.29 President quits amid power struggle
  Somalia: Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed announced his resignation amid a power struggle with the African nation's prime minister and parliament
Dec.14 PM: President can't fire me  Somalia: President Abdullahi Yusuf has dismissed prime minister Nur Hassan Hussein for failing to do his job, a move that could threaten peace effort... Dec.4   Kenya PM calls for Mugabe removal
  Raila Odinga: Power-sharing in Zimbabwe is dead and it is time for African governments to oust Robert Mugabe Apr.13 Odinga named PM in bid to end vote crisis
  Kenya: President Kibaki named rival Raila Odinga as prime minister, implementing a power-sharing deal after protracted negotiations
 The two leaders had agreed to share power after weeks of deadly violence following the disputed presidential election. Kibaki said in a live TV speech alongside Odinga: 'My challenge to the new cabinet members and the entire national leadership at all levels is: let us put politics aside and get to work'
Jan.8   President Kibaki names new ministers  Kenya: President Mwai Kibaki has named new ministers, just before Ghana's leader arrived as part of mediation efforts Jan.5   Kibaki hints at power-sharing deal
  Kenya: President Mwai Kibaki offerred a way out of a stalemate with the opposition over disputed elections

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Nov.22 Head of Red Crescent named PM  Somalia: President Abdullahi Yusuf named Nur Hassan Hussein, the chief of Somalia's Red Crescent Society, as the country's new prime minister Jan.16   Obama steps into White House race  Chicago: Senator had formed an exploratory committee, raising the possibility the US will get its first black president Jan.5 Tanzania's Migiro is U.N. deputy  UN: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Tanzania's Foreign Minister to the number 2 job at the United Nations

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Dec.29   President-elect vows to tackle corruption
  Kenya: National Rainbow Coalition (Narc) leader Mwai Kibaki has promised sweeping changes to the way the country is run Jun.29 Moi seeks to prolong rule
  Kenya: President has called for an extension of his final term in office. The move has provoked anger from the opposition

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