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21-Jan-2019 to 16:34

Guinea: Electoral commission members sworn in

APA-Conakry (Senegal) — The 17 commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in Guinea, recently appointed by President Alpha Condé, were sworn in on Monday, APA can report.

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21-Jan-2019 to 08:02

Senegal: Constitutional Council confirms 5 presidential candidates

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The Constitutional Council in Senegal Sunday evening announced that the incumbent Macky Sall, Idrissa Seck, Ousmane Sonko, Madické Niang and Elhadji Issa Sall are the five candidates, who were deemed to have fulfilled the criteria and are fit to be presidential candidates, in the February 24 election.

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20-Jan-2019 to 12:30

South Africa: Foreign nationals protest against Zimbabwe violence in Durban

APA-Durban (South Africa) — A small group of foreign nationals residing in South Africa picketed outside Durban’s City Hall on Saturday to protest against the Zimbabwe government’s crackdown and Internet shutdown in the country.

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20-Jan-2019 to 11:49

Tshisekedi is winner of presidential election – DRC Court

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Constitutional Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has declared that the opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi is the winner of the presidential election.

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18-Jan-2019 to 12:19

South African prisoners to register for 2019 polls – IEC

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 160,000 prisoners in South Africa will have an opportunity to register to vote in the forthcoming national and provincial elections slated for April or May 2019, the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has said.

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16-Jan-2019 to 12:09

South Africa: Gov’t will maintain apex bank’s independence - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the public that there would be no change in the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank, and that its independence would not be tinkered with, as feared in some quarters, especially the business sector.

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16-Jan-2019 to 11:51

Gabon: Ali Bongo to chair Wednesday’s Cabinet Meeting

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Isaac Mackanga — President Ali Bongo of Gabon will chair his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday, after 80 days of absence from the country due to medical reasons.

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