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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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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