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21-Jan-2019 to 10:35

Zimbabwe protests: Mnangagwa cancels Davos trip

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been forced to cancel a trip to Switzerland where he was due to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) amid fears of an international media backlash in the face of his government’s handling of last week’s protest against Harare’s worsening economic crisis.

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21-Jan-2019 to 10:07

Botswana: SADC congratulates DRC president-elect

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has congratulated the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi following national elections held on 30 December 2018 and last week’s Constitutional Court endorsement of the poll outcome.

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21-Jan-2019 to 05:33

S/Africa: Ramaphosa congratulates DRC president-elect

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo as president-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after that country’s Constitutional Court confirmed the election outcome at the weekend.

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20-Jan-2019 to 12:54

South Africa calls for continued peace efforts in Sudan

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has urged the African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN) Hybrid Mission (UNAMID) to continue to provide technical and logistical assistance to support peace efforts in the Sudan.

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19-Jan-2019 to 12:47

US Congressman wade into murder of investigative journalist in Ghana

APA-Accra (Ghana) — US Congressman, Hank Johnson has condemned the killing of Ghanaian investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale at Madina in Accra on Wednesday night and wants the US to join in investigations into his death, Citinewsroom.com reported on Saturday.

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19-Jan-2019 to 04:16

SADC appeals to inter’ community to respect DRC sovereignty

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika has issued a statement appealing to the international community to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) APA, learned here Friday.

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18-Jan-2019 to 13:26

Nigerian leader condoles with Kenya following terrorist attack

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday received a message of condolence and goodwill from his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari following Tuesday’s terrorist attack at 14 Riverside Drive that left 21 people dead and scores injured.

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