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30 May, 2017

Africa: Zuma, health concerns put politics centre stage

Events over the past month have raised questions about the positions of the presidents of Sub-Saharan Africa’s three largest economies. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari missed a key speech commemorating the two year anniversary of his own inauguration, prompting concerns that his health is worse than had been previously reported. The 74 year-old has spent much of 2017 in hospital in London. After several denials, the Angolan government eventually admitted that President José Eduardo dos

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