25-Feb-2019 to 06:54

S/Africa sets up special tribunal to reclaim stolen state assets

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has established a special tribunal to enable the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to fast-track the recovery of funds and assets lost by state institutions through corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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22-Feb-2019 to 23:20

Sierra Leone: ACC reaches out-of-court settlement with ex-president’s brother

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s president Julius Maada Bio’s Anti-Corruption hammer has finally fallen on the family of his predecessor. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) said on Tuesday it had reached an out-of-court settlement with a brother of Ernest Bai Koroma who was found wanting for tax evasion.

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22-Feb-2019 to 18:22

CAR PM Simplice Sarandji resigns

APA-Bangui (CAR) By Pierre Koutoukpe — The Central African Prime Minister Simplice Mathieu Sarandji has handed in his resignation to President Faustin Archange Touadera on Friday afternoon.

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21-Feb-2019 to 23:10

S/Sudan's Machar meets boundaries commission officials

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudanese opposition leader Riek Machar has met with members of the Technical Boundaries Committee (TBC) in the Sudanese capital Khartoum mid week, his close aide said.

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20-Feb-2019 to 17:59

Beninese minister, prefect sacked over official misconduct

APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Prefect of the Department of Littoral in Benin, Modeste Toboula and the minister of Decentralization, Barnabe Dassigli have been sacked by President Patrice Talon.

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19-Feb-2019 to 12:36

Guinea-Bissau gets new Interior minister

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouah Mancaly — Edmundo Mendes, a Doctor of Law, has been appointed Guinea-Bissau’s Interior minister, a position that has been vacant since November.

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19-Feb-2019 to 12:32

Liberia’s president reiterates commitment to fighting corruption

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s President Dr. George Manneh Weah has described payroll padding or the placement of ‘ghost names’ on payrolls, and other corrupt practices as long existing phenomena in the West African country’s public service.

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