Togo’s government has banned a series of planned opposition protests on security grounds, saying the marches posed a security risk.
Most opposition parties in parliament have expressed grave concerns about the country’s huge debt and poor economic growth.
The Independent Electoral Commission-IEC says it is receiving a number of applications by new political parties to contest the 2019 general elections.
Opposition parties are meeting as part of a joint effort to pressure President Jacob Zuma to leave office.
Zimbabwe’s five opposition political parties including three splinter MDC factions are expected to sign a coalition pact.
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