26-Feb-2020 to 16:26

G/Bissau’s CNE confirms Embalo Sissoco’s poll win

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — The National Electoral Commission (CNE) of Guinea-Bissau proceeded on Tuesday during a plenary session, to the national counting of the results of the runoff of the presidential election of December 29, 2019, as part of the implementation of the Supreme Court of Justice ruling.

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25-Feb-2020 to 12:03

Egypt's former president Mubarak dies

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak who was ousted in a popular uprising nine years ago has died at the age of 91, the national news agency announced on Tuesday.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:11

Malawi: Ousted VP bounces back as Disaster management minister

APA-Lilongwe(Malawi) — Malawi's immediate former Vice President Everton Chimulirenji has bounced back as Minister of Disaster Management Affairs and Public Events.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:03

Ethiopia frees 60 political prisoners

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Tuesday announced the release of an additional 60 political prisoners in a blanket amnesty.

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24-Feb-2020 to 19:32

The hue and cry sparked off by a wedding kiss!

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Photos of Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio kissing his wife, Fatima Jabbi, last weekend sparked a hue and cry by Sierra Leoneans active on social media platforms.

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24-Feb-2020 to 12:36

Court issues arrest warrant for S/African opposition leader

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A court in the South African city of East London has issued a warrant of arrest for opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema for failing to appear before it on Monday.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:20

Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth straight term

APA-Lomé (Togo) — Outgoing Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for a fourth term, according to the provisional results of the February 22, 2020 presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced late Sunday.

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