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    19-Jan-2018 to 11:35

    Benin rejects abolition of public servants' right to strike

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The constitutional court in Benin has rejected a new law passed by the National Assembly on December 28, 2017 which abolished the right of public servants in health and judicial institutions to go on strike.

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    19-Jan-2018 to 11:02

    Uganda: Opposition legislators petition court on age-limit issue

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s opposition members of parliament Thursday filed a petition at the country’s constitutional court challenging the passing of the new presidential age-limit law.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 18:53

    Cameroon budgets CFA200 billion for social welfare fund

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — The budget for this year’s running of the National Social Security Fund (CNPS) in Cameroon amounts to CFA200 billion, the gazette announced on Thursday.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 14:28

    Nigerian lawmakers probe missing US$44M, appt of new intel boss

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on National Security and Intelligence to investigate the alleged disappearance of US$44 million from the vaults of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

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    16-Jan-2018 to 12:14

    S/African NGO commends new ANC leadership’s attitude on corruption

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa), an NGO, has praised the new African National Congress leadership under Cyrill Ramaphosa for changing the party's attitude towards tackling corruption.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 13:09

    Ethiopia drops charges against Oromo opposition leader

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Monday dropped charges against Dr. Merera Gudina, the opposition figure and leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), a political party representing the Oromo people.

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    14-Jan-2018 to 10:18

    ANC's Ramaphosa vows state capture crackdown

    APA-East London (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has set the investigation and prosecution of those accused of state capture in the country as a top priority, the newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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