POLITIQUES | POLITICS

19-Dec-2019 to 14:14

Algeria’s Abdelmadjid Tebboune sworn in as new president

APA - Algiers (Algeria) — Algeria’s new president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who was elected with 58.13percent of the votes in the first round of the December 12 presidential election, has been sworn in at a public ceremony in Algiers, reports said on Thursday.

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17-Dec-2019 to 19:11

Gleanings from Gambia's anti-Barrow protests

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Social commentators and analysts have been left picking up the pieces from Monday's demonstration against sitting Gambian president Adama Barrow, the biggest since the country's return to democracy three years ago.

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16-Dec-2019 to 13:01

S/Africa’s challenges can be overcome – Opposition leader

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans have what it takes “to overcome the daunting challenges” facing them as a nation if they could only put their resources together to surmount the challenges, an opposition leader said on Monday.

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16-Dec-2019 to 12:53

Waging war on racism and bigotry in S/Africa – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There is much to be proud of in South Africa because “racism and bigotry no longer define our nation,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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16-Dec-2019 to 12:42

Botswana: Masisi-Khama feud a ticking timebomb - Opposition

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Alliance for Progressives (AP) on Monday warned that the ongoing spat between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama is likely to have serious repercussions on the country.

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16-Dec-2019 to 09:35

Gambia demo: Barrow handed "leave" ultimatum

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — An estimated 30, 000 protesters have marched on the outskirts of the Gambian capital Banjul to hand over a petition with a month's ultimatum demanding President Adama Barrow to respect his election campaign promise and step down after three years.

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14-Dec-2019 to 20:32

South Africa’s EFF party condemned for alleged undemocratic acts

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party, on Saturday was condemned for banning a privately-owned TV station, ENCA, from covering its second elective National People's Assembly taking place in Soweto (in Johannesburg).

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