25-Jan-2019 to 09:07

DRC: Tshisekedi in inaugural address speaks of a ‘reconciled Congo’

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Felix Tshisekedi, after being sworn-in Thursday afternoon as the 5th President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), spoke of “celebrating with all compatriots this moment that consecrates a reconciled DR Congo" in his inaugural address.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:42

S/African leader says “too early” to suspend officials implicated in graft probe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will wait for the outcome of all judicial commissions of inquiry to be finalised before deciding whether he should suspend government officials implicated in corruption or wrongdoing, APA has learnt.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:28

Finance minister reaches out to S/Africans for 2019 budget input

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, who delivers his 2019 national budget in February in Cape Town, has called on South Africans to send him ideas on how the country could boost its economic growth.

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:00

AU mechanism to scrutinize Botswana democratic credentials

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s democratic credentials will be subjected to scrutiny at the upcoming accession ceremony to the African Peer Review Mechanism Chief (APRM) scheduled for 9th February in Ethiopia, APA learned Thursday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 13:35

Félix Tshisekedi sworn-in as DRC President

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiakela — Felix Tshisékédi, 56, was sworn-in Thursday before the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officially becoming the country’s 5th President since independence in 1960.

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24-Jan-2019 to 12:55

Guinea Bissau: All set for March 10 legislative elections - CNE

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) by Nouha Mancaly — The conditions are in place for parliamentary elections to be held on 10 March in Guinea-Bissau, the president of the National Elections Commission (CNE) has announced.

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24-Jan-2019 to 12:15

DRC: Kabila vows to 'support' Félix Tshisekedi

APA - Kinshasa (DRC) — Outgoing President Joseph Kabila has promised to give Félix Tshisekedi all “support” and has called for the formation of a “coalition of progressive forces” around his successor.

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