11-Jan-2019 to 15:58

Chadian leader sacks two ministers

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — The Chadian President Idriss Deby on Friday sacked two ministers of his cabinet after a decree to that effect read on national television.

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10-Jan-2019 to 12:09

Gabon: Putschists face life imprisonment - Prosecutor

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Makanga Isaac — Six soldiers allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt in Gabon on Monday face life imprisonment, announced the public prosecutor, Olivier N’zahou, without indicating the charges against the reported mutineers.

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09-Jan-2019 to 10:38

Masisi, Khama feud escalates to court

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A war of words between Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama has erupted afresh before a court, with the former’s lawyers asking the court to remove the latter from a case in which he is cited as Third Respondent.

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08-Jan-2019 to 13:09

Sierra Leone: Pressure group calls for urgent judicial reform

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone needs to embark on an urgent judicial reform to enhance justice delivery, a leading human rights and accountability campaign group has said.

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08-Jan-2019 to 11:43

Sierra Leone: 14 jailed opposition supporters get bail

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A Freetown High Court has granted bail to 14 opposition supporters detained for their involvement in a New Year’s eve riot.

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07-Jan-2019 to 14:26

Togo: Civil servants' census billed for late January

APA- Lomé (Togo) By Nephthali Messanh Ledy — Togo will hold a census for civil servants between January 21 and February 20 2019, Civil Service minister, Gilbert Bawara said in a statement on Monday.

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03-Jan-2019 to 15:09

Senegal: Khalifa Sall remains in prison, Supreme Court dismisses appeal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The Supreme Court in Senegal Thursday dismissed the appeal of former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall, who challenged his five-year sentence and a fine of more than one billion CFA francs imposed by the Court of Appeal for “fraud involving public funds.”

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