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    24-Apr-2019 to 13:01

    Botswana taxman seizes opposition’s aircraft as election campaigning heats up

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) on Wednesday seized a jet and helicopter that opposition coalition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has been using to campaign for elections set for later this year.

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    21-Apr-2019 to 13:11

    Egypt in second day of landmark referendum

    APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Egyptians are into the second day of voting in a landmark referendum which could give President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi sweeping powers and extend his stay in power to 2030.

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    18-Apr-2019 to 18:43

    Rwanda congratulates Comoros's re-elected leader

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has sent a congratulatory message to Comoros Islands' President Azali Assoumani for his re-election in the recent presidential elections.

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    17-Apr-2019 to 21:28

    Mauritania’s presidential election set for June 22

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mauritania goes to the polls to elect a new president on Saturday, June 22, 2019, according to a decree signed by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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    17-Apr-2019 to 03:05

    S/Africa: Ramaphosa ‘invades’ Malema’s territory to woo voters

    APA-Polokwane (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told residents of the northern town of Seshego not to vote for smaller parties who claim "to be a government-in-waiting."

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    16-Apr-2019 to 04:12

    S/Africa: Don't burn tyres, just vote them out of power – Malema

    APA-Durban (South Africa) — Only through the ballot box can voters remove a government or leaders from power and “not through the burning of tyres, schools or public property,” South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has told his supporters.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 04:06

    S/Africa sets inauguration date for president-elect

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s inauguration of its president-elect will for the first time take place at a stadium in the capital Pretoria on 25 May, the presidency has announced.

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