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24-Jan-2019 to 09:19

Several states congratulate President-elect Tshisekedi

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) by Mathias Odiekila — The United States of America, whose ambassador Mike Hammer met Tuesday with Felix-Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi, and the Republic of Congo are among the states that sent congratulatory messages Wednesday to the president-elect, who takes the oath office on Thursday at the Palais de la Nation in Kinshasa.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:39

New US Ambassador to Ghana presents credentials to Ghanaian leader

APA-ACCRA(Ghana) — The new U.S. Ambassador to Ghana on Wednesday presented her credentials to President Akufo-Addo as she has taken up her duties as Ambassador in the oil-rich West African country.

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22-Jan-2019 to 11:11

South Africa: President in Geneva for ILO report launch, WEF in Davos

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of the launch of a report produced by the UN International Labour Organisation’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

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21-Jan-2019 to 14:38

Uganda, Kenya agree to enhance trade on Lake Victoria

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Uganda and Kenya governments have agreed to enhance trade on Lake Victoria, a move that will see Uganda use the Lake to transport its oil imports from Kenya.

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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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