03-Dec-2021 to 15:16

Mali’s former PM heard by a judge

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Incarcerated in a case of alleged fraud, the former Malian Prime Minister has been heard for the first time by a judge.

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03-Dec-2021 to 07:30

Malawi activist threatens to shut borders amid anti-gov't sentiment

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Political activist Bon Kalindo has threatened to close the country’s borders if President Lazarus Chakwera’s government fails to address the socio-economic challenges facing ordinary Malawians.

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25-Nov-2021 to 14:04

AI: Gambia must ensure justice over Jammeh-era crimes

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has urged the authorities in The Gambia to ensure justice is served for victims of 22 years of egregious abuse under former President Yahya Jammeh.

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25-Nov-2021 to 11:12

S/Africa: ANC’s Kaunda reelected Durban mayor

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has maintained its grip on Durban following the re-election of Mxolisi Kaunda as mayor of the Indian Ocean port city, APA learnt on Thursday.

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25-Nov-2021 to 10:38

Gambia: Truth commission to hand in report

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) will submit its report cataloguing 22 years of human rights violations to President Adama Barrow at State House in Banjul on Thursday.

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25-Nov-2021 to 10:21

Libya: Gaddafi son's bid for presidency rejected

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has been told by the electoral commission of Libya that he cannot run for the country's presidency on December 24 2021.

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24-Nov-2021 to 23:27

Mali PM scoffs at Ecowas sanctions

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali's Prime Minister Choquel Maiga has challenged sanctions by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and France targeting some of the country's authorities.

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