04-Feb-2019 to 12:59

Botswana leader denies ‘bribing off’ potential rival

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has rubbished claims that he had promised former Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi to be his Vice President, APA learned Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 09:42

Malaysia, Sierra Leone, & corruption

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Malaysia and Sierra Leone, both former British colonies, have similar corruption challenges but different national anti-corruption strategies.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:05

Ethiopian PM briefs MPs on national issues

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed on Friday briefed members of the House of People’s Representatives (Parliament) on current national political, social, and economic issues.

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01-Feb-2019 to 19:51

Sierra Leone pair indicted over anti-graft commission monies

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Even before the first hearing of a commission of enquiry probing alleged corruption of former Sierra Leone government officials, two of their successors in the current administration are accused of misusing funds meant to popularize the work of the commission.

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01-Feb-2019 to 06:02

S/African cabinet urged to prioritise people’s welfare

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has, at the final day of the Cabinet lekgotla (meting) in Pretoria, urged his ministers to prioritise actions that accelerate inclusive economic growth, in addition to providing a more responsive public service that delivers quality services, the presidency has said.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:17

Sierra Leone: Opposition APC remains defiant over Commissions of Enquiry

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) has vowed not to honor the Commission of Enquiry if its demands are not met, APA has learnt in Freetown.

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31-Jan-2019 to 10:41

Amidst graft investigations, Botswana ranked least corrupt

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been ranked 34th least corrupt country out of 180 countries, amid ongoing corruption investigations that may lead to an indictment against current Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and former President Ian Khama, APA learned Thursday.

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