27-Jan-2021 to 10:25

Addis Ababa city recovers over 1300 hectares from land grabbers

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s metropolitan city administration on Tuesday said it has recovered more than 1300 hectares of the land in Addis Ababa that have been held illegally by land grabbers.

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22-Jan-2021 to 13:56

S/Africa’s repo rate unchanged at 3.5% – Bank

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, has announced that the bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 3.5% per annum.

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19-Jan-2021 to 12:34

Zuma in another no-show at graft inquiry, demands judge’s recusal

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma has no intention of appearing before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry probing his role into state capture (corruption) until the panel’s chair recused himself from the hearings, Zuma’s lawyer said on Tuesday.

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16-Jan-2021 to 18:53

Inquiry witness fingers Ramaphosa for Eskom woes

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has implicated President Cyril Ramaphosa over his involvement in a private company that supplied coal to Eskom for the latter’s current power supplying deficiencies to the country, APA learnt on Saturday.

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21-Dec-2020 to 11:26

Zimbabwe gov't flushes out over 10,000 ghost workers

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has flushed out more than 10 000 suspected ghost workers from its payroll following a biometric registration exercise, the state media reported on Monday.

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10-Dec-2020 to 18:27

Over 4,000 people arrested over corruption in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 4,155 people have since 2018 been arrested and investigated over crimes related to corruption, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) revealed Thursday.

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10-Dec-2020 to 17:23

Gabon gets new economy minister

APA - Libreville (Gabon) — Following the resignation of the Gabon's Economy Minister Jean-Marie Ogandaga over accusations of embezzlement, Nicole Jeanine Lydie Roboty Mbou has been appointed to replace him.

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