APA-Bamako (Mali) — President Emmanuel Macron confirmed on Thursday the death of Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahrawi considered responsible for most of the jihadist attacks in the tri-border area straddling Mali, Niger and Burkina.
APA – Accra (Ghana) — The President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, has warned that the recent political upheavals in Guinea and Mali portend grave danger to West Africa’s march towards the consolidation of democratic governance in the region.
APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Hlengiwe Mkhize, died on Thursday after a short illness, her office has confirmed.
APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With South Africa’s local government elections two months away, the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters has hit the campaign trail in Gauteng province where party leader Julius Maleman appealed to supporters “to seize any piece of white-owned land they wanted”, APA learnt on Thursday.
APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The success of the African Continental Free Trade Area will demand a major mindset shift by the business community to ensure that there is greater confidence in local products, a senior official has said.