07-Aug-2020 to 16:43

C/d'Ivoire marks 60th anniversary with military parade

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Cote d'Ivoire, on Friday, held at the presidential palace in Abidjan, a low-key military ceremony to mark 60 years of independence from France.

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06-Aug-2020 to 18:41

Guinea’s Alpha Condé urged to run for third term

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Delegates of the ruling party in Guinea, during a congress on Thursday invited incumbent president, Alpha Condé, to be their candidate in the presidential election next October and thus to run for a third term at the head of the country.

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06-Aug-2020 to 18:32

C/d’Ivoire: police disperse protests against removal of Gbagbo from electoral li...

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Ivorian police on Thursday dispersed a protest staged by the opposition to denounce the withdrawal of former President Laurent Gbagbo from the provisional electoral list for 2020.

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06-Aug-2020 to 16:50

Mauritania’s President appoints new Premier

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The President of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani appointed Mohamed Ould Bilal as the new Prime Minister on Thursday, the Mauritanian news agency (AMI) reported.

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06-Aug-2020 to 11:57

S/Africa’s opposition demands caretaker gov’t amid looting allegations

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government should be dissolved immediately and replaced by a caretaker administration until 2024, an opposition leader said on Thursday.

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06-Aug-2020 to 00:24

Burkina: Covid-19, terrorism overshadow 60th anniversary

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina) — Burkina Faso, which attained independence from France on August 5, 1960, is celebrating its 60th anniversary amid Covid-19 and the fight against terrorism.

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04-Aug-2020 to 18:14

Senegal’s former Education minister dies

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Moustapha Sourang, a former Minister of National Education and head of the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Senegal has died, aged 71.

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