GOUVERNANCE | GOVERNANCE

24-Jan-2019 to 09:00

Yawa Tsegan elected first female Speaker of Togo’s parliament

APA-Lome (Togo) — Yawa Tzegan was elected Wednesday as speaker of the National Assembly of the 6th Legislature of Togo.

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24-Jan-2019 to 06:32

‘Those complicit in corruption will be brought to book’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed the return of the rule of law to his country, assuring investors in Davos that those complicit in acts of corruption would be brought to book.

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23-Jan-2019 to 14:43

Sierra Leone: Renewed call for review of new NGO policy

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Non-Governmental Organizations and civil society in Sierra Leone have renewed their call for the government to review a new policy aimed at tightening regulation of their operations.

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23-Jan-2019 to 11:47

Mozambique: Cabinet appoints power utility CEO

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican cabinet has appointed Aly Morola Impija as the new Chief Executive Officer of the country's state power utility, Electricidade de Mocambique (EDM)).

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22-Jan-2019 to 08:41

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa cancels Davos trip

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Online news media Tuesday report that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled his trip to Davos, and is rushing home where there is unrest over a recent increase in fuel prices.

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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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