19-Nov-2019 to 18:11

Guinea-Bissau rejects extra Ecowas troop deployment

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The Chief of General Staff of the Guinea-Bissau Armed Forces (CEMGFA), Biaguê Na Ntan, has rejected a decision by the West African regional grouping ECOWAS to strengthen its military alert force ECOMIB already in the country to ensure security during the presidential election on November 24.

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19-Nov-2019 to 11:00

Rwanda: Ex minister freed on bail after 20-day detention

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The former Rwandan Sports and Culture minister, Robert Bayigamba has been freed on bail from a detention facility where he had been held for 20 days, facing charges of property-related fraud, APA can report form Kigali on Tuesday.

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18-Nov-2019 to 09:40

Gambia's Barrow poised to launch own party in January

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian president Adama Barrow will launch his own political party early next year, according to an official of a movement named after him.

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16-Nov-2019 to 09:10

Rwandan court postpones verdict on ex state guard commander

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Appeal Court in Kigali has postponed to 22 November the verdict in the trial involving the former commander of the elite Presidential Guard, Col. Tom Byabagamba, and his co-accused Retired Brig.-Gen. Frank Rusagara who are facing charges of insurrection and illegal possession of firearms.

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15-Nov-2019 to 17:59

Niger: exiled opposition leader returns home

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger’s opposition leader, Hama Amadou, who was involved in an alleged baby trafficking and sentenced to one year in prison, has returned to Niamey after more than three years in exile in France.

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15-Nov-2019 to 15:57

Supreme Court gives reasons for dismissing election petition against Buhari

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Friday gave reasons for the failure of the petition filed by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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15-Nov-2019 to 14:50

Eight Gambian MPs expelled from UDP

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — One of The Gambia's biggest political grouping, the United Democratic Party, Friday confirmed that eight of its MPs have been expelled from the organisation due to recalcitrant behaviour.

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