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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16-Feb-2019 to 11:04

Ghana balkanised into 16 regions

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana now has 16 regions following announcements of capitals of the newly created regions by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on Friday.

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15-Feb-2019 to 18:35

$5.4m supplementary budget tabled in eSwatini parliament

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The first sitting of the new Parliament of eSwatini saw the tabling of a supplementary budget of $5.4 million by Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg.

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15-Feb-2019 to 17:43

Sierra Leone leader swears in new public prosecutor

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his desire for an independent judiciary as he installed a new public prosecutor.

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