01-Jun-2022 to 08:25

Malawi’s Chakwera unveils public spending cuts

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Lazarus Chakwera has instituted a raft of measures to cut public spending as part of efforts to cushion Malawians from global economic headwinds triggered by the Russia-Ukraine war and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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01-Jun-2022 to 06:54

Malawi: Chakwera orders probe into high-profile bribery scandal

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Lazarus Chakwera has given Malawi’s anti-corruption watchdog to three weeks to furnish him with a report into allegations that his deputy and several senior government officials were involved in a money laundering and bribery scandal involving a British businessman.

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31-May-2022 to 12:48

Ramaphosa appoints new spokesperson

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Vincent Magwenya as his new spokesperson starting on June 1, his office announced on Tuesday.

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23-May-2022 to 12:12

S/African minister "not kicked out of cabinet meeting"

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Monday denied news reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa ordered Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula from “attending a meeting for being unprepared and failing to read cabinet memos.”

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23-May-2022 to 09:17

Rwanda: Ex top diplomat nabbed over fraud, forgery

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) on Monday confirmed the arrest of Dr Emmanuel Nibishaka, former top diplomat in New York (USA) currently serving as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) over fraud and use of forged documents.

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19-May-2022 to 09:51

Malawi to set up special court to handle corruption cases

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi plans to set up a special court to deal with corruption-related cases as part of government efforts to expedite trials of those accused of graft, a cabinet minister said late Wednesday.

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17-May-2022 to 13:03

Africa: Foreign firm to establish seven pharmaceutical plants

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania, Benin, Nigeria, Congo and Angola have been chosen by the Turkish and American companies Ilaç and Interglobe IEG, respectively, the sponsors of the project.

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