GOUVERNANCE | GOVERNANCE

16-Jan-2019 to 10:23

Botswana: Ex-spy chief arrested, threatens to topple Gov’t

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Isaac Kgosi was arrested late Wednesday at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport upon his arrival from Dubai.

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16-Jan-2019 to 08:15

Ex-Botswana presidents clash over governance issues

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s former President Festus Mogae and his successor Ian Khama are at each other’s throats following a fallout between Khama and the current leader Mokgweetsi Masisi, APA can reveal Wednesday.

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15-Jan-2019 to 11:56

Gabon: Ali Bongo back for new Cabinet oath-taking

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Isaac Mackanga — The new government in Libreville led by Julien Nkoghe Bekale, appointed prime minister last weekend, Tuesday morning took the oath of office at the presidential palace before President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who returned to the country from Morocco on Monday evening.

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13-Jan-2019 to 06:08

Nigeria: Trial of Chief Justice starts today

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has kicked against the planned trial of Mr. Justice Walter S N Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of the Federation by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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12-Jan-2019 to 13:52

Gabon’s absentee president appoints PM

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Gabonese President Ali Bongo has named Julien Nkoghe Bekale as the country’s new Prime Minister.

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12-Jan-2019 to 01:39

Sierra Leone toughens up anti-grant rhetorics

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his determination to root out corruption in his government, stressing that there will be no impunity for anyone involved in malpractice.

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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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