18-Feb-2020 to 16:32

Botswana: Masisi withdraws Khama protection as rift widens

APA-Gaborone Botswana) — Tension between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama escalated on Tuesday after the Botswana government withdrew security detail from the latter.

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18-Feb-2020 to 13:11

S/Africa: Activist urges De Klerk to sympathise with apartheid victims

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — As South Africans’ anger over former President FW de Klerk’s denial of apartheid being “a crime against humanity” continues, a white South African activist on Tuesday urged the country’s last white president “to be a much greater listener to the pain of the victims of apartheid.”

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17-Feb-2020 to 12:16

S/Africa: Mbeki condemns De Klerks’ remarks on apartheid

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former President Thabo Mbeki on Monday joined fellow South Africans in condemning former apartheid president FW de Klerk’s “ignorant” remarks denying that apartheid was “a crime against humanity” as designated by the UN General Assembly some 54 years ago.

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15-Feb-2020 to 11:23

Crunch time beckons for Guinea and Conde!

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — It's coming to crunch time in Guinea where despite a growing popular movement against his possible third term bid, President Alpha Condé appears more determined than ever to see his next shot at the presidency through…but to what end?

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14-Feb-2020 to 19:31

Condé’s constitutional reform “unconvincing” - Lawyer

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Guinea's president, Alpha Condé has not allayed the doubts of Moussa Sarr, a business lawyer, about the admissibility of amending the constitution eight months before his second five-year term comes to an end.

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14-Feb-2020 to 15:00

Ethiopian parliament enacts contentious law on hate speech, disinformation

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian parliament on Thursday enacted a contentious bill on hate speech and disinformation with a majority vote, 23 against and 2 abstentions.

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14-Feb-2020 to 13:16

S/Africa: Opposition disruption of SONA “regrettable,” - Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The disruption of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) was “regrettable”, Ramaphosa said on Friday.

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