14-Apr-2015 to 21:17

S/Sudan’s Kiir dismisses minister of interior

APA-Juba (south Sudan) — South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Myardit has sacked Interior Minister Aleu Ayieny Aleu and governor of Northern Bahr el-Ghazal region Kuel Auger Kuel, according to a presidential decree on Tuesday.

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14-Apr-2015 to 21:05

Sudan’s voting extends for three days in some regions

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The voting period in Sudan has been extend for three days in the troubled Darfur region and Gezira state, National Election Commission (NEC) announced on Tuesday.

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14-Apr-2015 to 20:05

S/Leone President 'stands by decision' in sacking VP

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has said he stood by his decision to sack his former Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana.

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14-Apr-2015 to 14:53

Clashes in the Guinean capital leads to one death, several wounded

APA-Conakry (Guinea) - — Clashes resumed on Tuesday in the suburbs of the Guinean capital, Conakry, between young protesters and the police, following a march organized by the Guinean opposition against insecurity which resulted in one death and more than 30 wounded.

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14-Apr-2015 to 10:56

Case of detained former Burkinabe minister referred to public prosecutor

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The case of the detained former Burkinabe Minister of Territorial Administration, Decentralization and Security, Jerome Bougouma, a close confidante of ousted President Blaise Compaore, was transferred on Monday to the public prosecutor, security sources told APA.

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13-Apr-2015 to 20:18

Gabon: Protests erupt after opposition politician’s death

APA - Libreville (Gabon) — Violent protests erupted Sunday in the Gabonese capital Libreville hours after reports of political opposition Andre Mba Obame’s death.

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11-Apr-2015 to 10:55

Nigerians troop out for governorship, states legislative poll

APA - Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigerians troop out for the Governorship and State Assembly poll, records show that 760 candidates will be contesting for the 29 vacant governorship seats while 5290 legislative candidates will slug it out in the 36 states Houses of Assembly on Saturday.

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