06-Feb-2019 to 16:13

Gabon state expenditure up 15 percent in 2018

APA - Libreville (Gabon) By Isaac Mackanga — Gabon’s state expenditure totaled CFA 1,119.4 billion in 2018 against CFA 945.8 billion in 2017.

Read more

04-Feb-2019 to 17:36

Sierra Leone's much anticipated inquiry commission in first sitting

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The first day of hearing in the much anticipated Commissions of Inquiry in Sierra Leone commenced with an assurance of fairness and independence by one of the three presiding judges.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more