15-Jan-2019 to 11:56

Gabon: Ali Bongo back for new Cabinet oath-taking

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Isaac Mackanga — The new government in Libreville led by Julien Nkoghe Bekale, appointed prime minister last weekend, Tuesday morning took the oath of office at the presidential palace before President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who returned to the country from Morocco on Monday evening.

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13-Jan-2019 to 06:08

Nigeria: Trial of Chief Justice starts today

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has kicked against the planned trial of Mr. Justice Walter S N Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of the Federation by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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12-Jan-2019 to 13:52

Gabon’s absentee president appoints PM

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Gabonese President Ali Bongo has named Julien Nkoghe Bekale as the country’s new Prime Minister.

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12-Jan-2019 to 01:39

Sierra Leone toughens up anti-grant rhetorics

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his determination to root out corruption in his government, stressing that there will be no impunity for anyone involved in malpractice.

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11-Jan-2019 to 15:58

Chadian leader sacks two ministers

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — The Chadian President Idriss Deby on Friday sacked two ministers of his cabinet after a decree to that effect read on national television.

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10-Jan-2019 to 12:09

Gabon: Putschists face life imprisonment - Prosecutor

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Makanga Isaac — Six soldiers allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt in Gabon on Monday face life imprisonment, announced the public prosecutor, Olivier N’zahou, without indicating the charges against the reported mutineers.

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09-Jan-2019 to 10:38

Masisi, Khama feud escalates to court

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A war of words between Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama has erupted afresh before a court, with the former’s lawyers asking the court to remove the latter from a case in which he is cited as Third Respondent.

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