01-Feb-2022 to 10:18

S/Africa conducts interviews for new chief judge

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on Tuesday started interviews of the four judges shortlisted to replace Mogoeng Mogoeng who retired as the country’s chief justicat the end of last year.

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31-Jan-2022 to 13:06

AfDB announces $30m aid package to Guinea-Bissau

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — African Development Bank Group President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has announced a $30 million aid package to Guinea -Bissau much of it going to shore up the West African country's budget.

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31-Jan-2022 to 11:22

Ramaphosa to receive 2nd part of state capture report Tuesday

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa is on Tuesday expected to receive the second part of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture report into allegations of corruption under former president Jacob Zuma’s reign which ended in February 2018, the South Africa Presidency announced on Monday.

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31-Jan-2022 to 11:11

S/Africa: Presidency reviews leaked economic advisory council report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has reviewed a report of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) presented to him two weeks ago which had since been leaked to public, the presidency revealed on Monday.

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26-Jan-2022 to 12:48

S/Africa’s fight against corruption stagnates – Index

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa has reached a virtual standstill in its efforts to fight corruption in the past decade, the latest Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) reported on Wednesday.

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26-Jan-2022 to 08:52

Malawi: US applauds Chakwera’s fight against corruption

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The United States has commended the “bold steps” taken by Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera after he dissolved his cabinet this week in the wake of a corruption storm involving some of his ministers.

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24-Jan-2022 to 11:22

S/Africa: House takes members through new parliamentary rules

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will this week train its members on new rules that regulate their conduct, the country’s parliament said on Monday.

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