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10-Jun-2022 to 04:56

Ramaphosa suspends S/Africa’s ombudsman from office

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended South Africa’s Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane following a recommendation by parliament for her to be removed from her role as the country’s ombudsman.

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06-Jun-2022 to 12:48

Malawi: Audit of falsified forex reserves nears completion – IMF

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi is finalising an audit of the country’s foreign exchange reserves commissioned last year in the wake of the alleged falsification of information about compliance with an earlier International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout, the Fund said Monday.

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04-Jun-2022 to 10:45

Ethiopia's Executive body approves $15.23b annual budget

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's Executive body, the Council of Ministers on Friday announced it has approved a proposed budget of $15.23 billion for the upcoming 2022/2023 fiscal year, which will start on July 8.

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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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