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    • WHO urges family support for diabetes patients

      APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — As countries around the world observe “World Diabetes Day,” Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has stressed the need...

    • Kenya looks to coast guard to stem revenue loss

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is now set to join a group of elite African countries with highly specialized service guarding territorial waters with the planned launch of the coast guard service, the gove...

    • Kabila's 'anointed successor' consults Namibian leader

      APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, the presidential candidate for the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday briefed...


    14-Nov-2018 to 19:33

    Guinean minister hands in resignation

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s Minister of National Unity and Citizenship, Khalifa Gassama Diaby has handed in his resignation from the government, criticising it for not living up to expectation.

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    14-Nov-2018 to 12:01

    Ramaphosa accepts S/African minister’s resignation letter

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has received and accepted a letter of resignation from controversial Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba after weeks of speculation of when he might leave office due to his being tainted by state capture allegations, among other maladministration issues.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 13:38

    Rights group Petitions gov't to establish war crimes court

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Hundreds of Liberians under the banner “Movement For War And Economic Crimes Court “on Monday submitted a petition to the Government of Liberia, for the establishment of a War and Economic Crimes Court to put an end to impunity and drastically reduce corruption.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 10:00

    Ethiopia arrests over 63 officials for alleged human right abuses, corruption

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian police have detained a total of 63 suspects allegedly committing human right violations and corruptionduring the past two decades.

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    12-Nov-2018 to 15:10

    Sierra Leone reopens investigations into Ebola funds misuse

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Sierra Leone says it has re-opened various case files for investigation with the view of ensuring proper justice for the taxpayer.

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    08-Nov-2018 to 09:29

    ‘Looting' leaves troubled S/African bank $26m in the red – Apex bank

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Reserve Bank (SARB) deputy governor Kuben Naidoo says “unaudited restated financial statements” show that the beleaguered VBS Mutual Bank has a negative equity position of US$26.7 million.

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    07-Nov-2018 to 16:58

    Sierra Leone hits MCC anti-graft target

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — After several failed attempts, Sierra Leone has finally passed the Control of Corruption Indicator of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, placing the country on the path of being granted hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid.

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