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    24-Apr-2018 to 14:07

    Botswana: New leader's presidency challenged in court

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A case in which the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) is challenging the legality of President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s ascendency to power was postponed on Tuesday after one of the presiding judges recused himself from the matter, according to a report in The Telegraph.

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    23-Apr-2018 to 20:41

    Gambia’s Barrow makes good governance vow

    APA-New York (US) — Gambian President Adama Barrow has vowed to realize an administrative success story that will provide a permanent template for democracy and good governance in his country.

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    21-Apr-2018 to 14:19

    Senegal: Opposition leader to complain to ECOWAS court

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese opposition leader Idrissa Seck has announced he will submit a complaint to the ECOWAS Court of Justice against the law adopted on April 19, 2018 by the National Assembly in Dakar, which requires that presidential candidates in Senegal be sponsored.

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    21-Apr-2018 to 13:42

    South Africa: Ramaphosa rushes to resolve Mahikeng protests

    APA-Mahikeng (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pleaded with the residents of this North West Provincial city of Mahikeng to give him time to look into and address their grievances.

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    20-Apr-2018 to 14:49

    Guinea Bissau: New PM freezes public spending

    APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Spending in state-owned companies or public institutions in Guinea Bissau is suspended until further notice, except in exceptional circumstances, in which case it will require the authorization of the Prime Minister.

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    20-Apr-2018 to 08:39

    MPs summon Mugabe over missing diamonds

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has been summoned to appear before a parliamentary committee on May 9 to shed light on missing diamonds worth more than US$15 billion that allegedly disappeared during his reign, a lawmaker said on Friday.

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    19-Apr-2018 to 15:10

    Mauritania: National Charter for Change decries composition of CENI

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The National Charter for Change in Mauritania (CNA), which brings together former ministers, members of the dissolved senate, human rights activists, media professionals and independent figures, has denounced the composition of the independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), made public Wednesday in Nouakchott.

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