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    19-Jan-2019 to 13:00

    Botswana: Arrest of ex-spy chief riles opposition

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s opposition coalition, the Umbrella for Democratic Change, UDC, on Friday criticised the Directorate of Security and Intelligence (DIS)’s decision to ambush and arrest its former director-general Isaac Kgosi at the airport in the full glare of the media.

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    18-Jan-2019 to 10:24

    Mauritania: Opposition agree on principles ahead of election

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian opposition reached Thursday in Nouakchott an agreement on principles, ahead of the presidential elections later this year.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 11:17

    Mozambique: Renamo picks new leader

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party at the party's congress elected General Ossufo Momade as the new Renamo leader.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 02:42

    Senegal scholar expresses concern over campaign finance

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s campaign finance system for presidential elections poses a problem in the sense that it abruptly broke the political consensus in the country, Professor Kader Boye, former Rector of the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD) said on Wednesday.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 00:15

    Ivoirian gov’t takes note of the aquittal of Laurent Gbabgo, Ble Goude

    APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The Ivorian government said on Wednesday that it "has taken note" of the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that ordered Tuesday the "acquittal" and "immediate release" of former President Laurent Gbagbo and his former minister of Youth, Charles Ble Goude.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 23:36

    ICC rejects Prosecutor appeal, confirms Gbagbo, Ble Goude acquittal

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday rejected an appeal by the prosecutor calling for the continued detention of the former Ivorian president and former leader of the Young Patriots, APA learned from media sources.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 14:41

    Cote d’Ivoire: Gbagbo’s acquittal triggers angry demo in Abidjan

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Victims of the 2010-2011 post election crisis in Cote d’Ivoire vent their anger Wednesday in Abobo (a popular neighbourhood in northern Abidjan that supports President Alassane Ouattara) in protest against the “immediate acquittal and release” of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, which was ordered by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday.

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