14-May-2015 to 13:51

Burundi army slip after coup attempt

APA-Bujumbura-(Burundi) — Burundi’s Army Chief of Staff General Prime Niyongabo announced on Thursday that Wednesday’s attempted coup had been put down and forces loyal to President Pierre Nkurunziza were in control.

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13-May-2015 to 13:26

Burundi: Ex army chief announces coup

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — The former Chief of Staff of the Burundian army, General Godefroid Niyombare, announced on Wednesday that the army has deposed President Pierre Nkurunziza whose bid to run for a third term has plunged the country into a cycle of protests that have so far caused 18 deaths and over 50,000 refugees in neighbouring countries.

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13-May-2015 to 13:20

Botswana opposition condemn use of public resources for political campaigns

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The publicity secretary of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Taolo Lucas, on Wednesday described the use of government resources for political campaigns as waste of public funds.

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12-May-2015 to 14:24

Niger court to decide whether to go ahead with trial of baby importation case

APA-Niamey (Niger) - — Niger's Court of Appeal announced on Monday that it would decide on 13 July on whether it will hold the trial of the case of alleged child trafficking involving the former speaker of the National Assembly, Hama Amadou, and about 20 other Nigeriens.

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11-May-2015 to 17:48

B/Faso’s economic, social council gets new Chairman

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s national TV announced on Monday that Pastor Moses Napon had been appointed Chairman of the Economic and Social Council (CES).

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09-May-2015 to 13:24

Mozambique poll chief observes UK elections

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's chairman of the National Elections Commission, CNE, Abdul Carimo, says on Saturday that he is very impressed with the British electoral process.

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08-May-2015 to 12:59

Lesotho King opens new parliament

APA- Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho’s King Letsie III has on Friday opened the 9th Parliament in Maseru where 120 Members of Parliament (MPs) had converged to witness the long awaited event.

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