17-May-2019 to 15:33

President Weah vows to audit former government

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Manneh Weah has disclosed that his administration has put in place some systems to audit the past government.

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17-May-2019 to 14:57

Gambia: Presidential term limit gets Barrow's nod

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian executive led by President Adama Barrow has agreed in principle to a two term limit of five years for future occupants of the presidency under a proposed new constitution.

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15-May-2019 to 11:18

Ex-Botswana legislators decry ‘alarming levels’ of corruption

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — An association for former Botswana members of parliament on Wednesday expressed concern at what it termed “alarming and high levels” of corruption in the country.

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15-May-2019 to 05:46

Mnangagwa demotes Zimbabwe’s energy minister

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa has demoted Energy and Power Development Minister Joram Gumbo amid a growing crisis that has seen the country without enough fuel and experiencing rolling electricity blackouts.

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14-May-2019 to 16:33

Senegal abolishes PM's position

APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembélé — President Macky Sall on Tuesday signed into law a law abolishing the position of Prime Minister and in the same breath renewed his confidence in the new ministers and secretaries of state before the constitutional review, the presidency announced in a statement quoting the decree.

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13-May-2019 to 10:42

Botswana spy chief accused of abuse of office

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has reported the country’s intelligence chief Peter Magosi to the Ombudsman for alleged acts of maladministration and abuse of office, APA learnt here Monday.

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13-May-2019 to 05:59

S/African House says ready to welcome new MPs

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Parliament on Sunday said it was ready to welcome a new cohort of Members of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces (NCOP) following the just-ended national and provincial elections.

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