29-Jun-2020 to 16:48

Burundi’s new President unveils agenda amid daunting challengess

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The new Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye has briefly outlined his plan for internal and foreign policies in line with his agenda to continue with its predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza' s strategy, a demi-decade after the tiny East African nation has been embroiled in a spiralling political crisis.

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29-Jun-2020 to 13:43

New Malawi leader appoints interim cabinet

APA-Lilongwe (South Africa) — Newly-elected Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed a five-member “emergency” cabinet to lay the groundwork for future appointments as his Malawi Congress Party and coalition partners UTM steer the country for the first time in 26 years, his office said on Monday.

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12-Jun-2020 to 15:00

Congolese Court requires 20 years in prison against Vital Kamerhe

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The president of the High Court of La Gombe, Kinshasa, has requested 20 years in prison against Vital Kamerhe, in connection with the trial of the so-called “Hundred Days Programme” case.

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12-Jun-2020 to 06:50

Ramaphosa appoints members of S/Africa’s SOE council

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A new membership for the Presidential State-Owned Enterprises Council has been appointed to assist parastatals achieve financial sustainability, the presidency announced on Thursday.

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08-Jun-2020 to 17:20

Rwanda's top officials arrested aver embezzling public funds

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Permanent Secretary in the Rwanda's ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Caleb Rwamuganza has been arrested along with other top senior managers over allegedly over embezzlement and mismanagement of public funds allocated to boosting energy sector, a judicial source confirmed Monday to APA in Kigali.

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28-May-2020 to 14:49

AfDB president Adesina fights back, denies corruption accusations

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The president of the African Development (AfDB), Akinwumi A. Adesina, has firmly rejected the accusations of prevarication alleged of wrongdoing raised against him by a group of anonymous “whisteblowers”.

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14-May-2020 to 17:18

Namibian leader freezes purchase of new gov’t vehicles

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian President Hage Geingob has ordered a freeze on the purchase of new vehicles for ministers and other public officials over the next five years as part of austerity measures by his government.

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