17-May-2021 to 15:54

S/Africa: Zuma’s corruption trial postponed to next week

APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma’s 22-year-old arms deal corruption case has been postponed to next week, the Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled on Monday.

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15-May-2021 to 14:51

More than 36m Ethiopians registered for next national election

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) Saturday announced that 36,245,444 people were registered to cast ballots in the country’s 6th general election, scheduled to take place on June 5, 2021.

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12-May-2021 to 13:46

Uganda: Yoweri Museveni takes oath

APA - Kampala (Uganda) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda was sworn-in on Wednesday, May 12, for the sixth consecutive term.

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12-May-2021 to 12:39

S/Africa: Suspended ANC official should apologise - Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Beleaguered African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Ace Magashule must apologise by the end of this week for “suspending” President Cyril Ramaphosa from the ruling party, ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte said on Wednesday.

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11-May-2021 to 15:49

Rwanda: Deported female genocide suspect remanded

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A court in Kigali has ruled that a Rwandan woman who was recently deported from the United States for lying about her role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide be remanded for 30 days, a member of his defense team confirmed to APA in Kigali on Tuesday.

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09-May-2021 to 09:41

EU to send election observers to Ethiopia at expert level-Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Union has softened its embargo on deployment of election observers to monitor Ethiopia’s upcoming election, announcing it will send observers at experts’ level.

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07-May-2021 to 14:41

Libya urged to respect electoral timetable

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy have called on the Libyan transitional government to respect the dates of the upcoming general elections on December 24.

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