10-Mar-2019 to 13:34

Low voter turnout in Nigeria governorship elections

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Low turnout of voters has been wotnessed in many Nigerian states for Saturday's governorship elections thanks to residual fears over the violence that marred the presidential and National Assembly polls on February 23.

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09-Mar-2019 to 10:50

INEC replaces 198 burnt smart card readers in Akwa Ibom State

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) says that it has replaced and reconfigured the 198 Smart Card Readers that were burnt in its office in lbesikpo Asutan Local Government, Area of Akwa lbom State in south-eastern Nigeria on Friday.

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09-Mar-2019 to 10:13

Nigerians voting to elect governors, lawmakers

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Voting is underway in Nigeria early on Saturday to elect 29 state governors and a number of legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

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08-Mar-2019 to 16:32

Senegal: Serving, retired soldiers warned off politics

APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembélé — The Senegalese Minister of the Armed Forces, Augustin Tine has warned serving and retired soldiers against being opinionted in the media and on social media about burning ussues of the day, reminding them that they are according to law, subject to regulations obliging them to steer clear of politics.

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08-Mar-2019 to 16:05

UN pledges support for Liberia gender scheme

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations (UN), Yacoub El- Hillo, has pledged the organization’s support for the implementation of the Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting (GRPB) in Liberia.

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08-Mar-2019 to 15:40

Guatemala Nobel laureate in Dakar for Int'l Women's Day

APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembélé — The 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu of Guatemala is visiting the Senegalese capital Dakar, where she is taking part in events marking International Women’s Day, on Friday.

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08-Mar-2019 to 15:14

Gambia: Hundreds protest mass deportation from Europe

APA-Banjul(The Gambia) — Hundreds of Gambians have organized a protest march against a wave of deportations from European Union countries.

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