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    19-Jan-2018 to 11:12

    G/Bissau’s ex PM Carlos Gomes returns from exile

    APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Carlos Gomes Junior, former prime minister of Guinea-Bissau from 2009 to 2012, returned Thursday night from his nearly six-year exile in Portugal, APA can report.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 10:26

    Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC on edge as post-Tsvangirai tensions simmer

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — There is an uneasy calmness in Zimbabwe’s most successful and popular opposition party as hawkish top officials jostle to take stewardship of the MDC.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 21:00

    Maputo: Visiting Zimbabwe leader promises free and fair elections

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised that the next harmonized general elections to take place later this year in his country will be in line with the principles and pillars of democracy.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 15:02

    Botswana: Another opposition political party formed

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Another opposition political party has been formed in Botswana as the country gears up for general elections set for 2019, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 13:29

    Bissau: PM's resignation facilitates crisis talks

    APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Guinea Bissau prime minister Umaro El Mocktar Sissoco Embaló has stepped down as head of government, and President José Mario Vaz has accepted his resignation to allow for the holding of crunch talks aimed at resolving the country's protracted constitutional crisis.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 12:08

    S/Africa: Winnie Mandela welcomes ‘new’ ANC's leadership, direction

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — There is no greater task for the newly-elected African National Congress leadership than the renewal of the 106-year-old liberation movement, ANC stalwart and struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has said.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 06:59

    Zuma denies pushing for ex-wife to be appointed VP

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Presidency on Monday rejected allegations that President Jacob Zuma was demanding that former African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma be appointed as Deputy President of the country.

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