POLITIQUES | POLITICS

04-Jul-2016 to 15:40

Simone Gbagbo's ill health prompts trial postponement

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Assize Court on Monday postponed the resumption of Simone Gbagbo’s trial for a week after the defendant took ill and was admitted to hospital.

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04-Jul-2016 to 14:59

ANC graft swamps S/African gov’t – Buthelezi

APA-Daggafontein (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party has over the years let corruption seep into governance resulting in the vice pervading in every level of President Jacob Zuma’s government‚ opposition Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has said.

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03-Jul-2016 to 18:07

Cameroon reworks controversial immunity bill for ministers

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The Parliament in Cameroon, which ended its second regular session of the year on Thursday, has rewritten a controversial draft revised criminal code, submitted for a second reading to President Paul Biya, providing immunity to his ministers.

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02-Jul-2016 to 13:43

Ghana appoints new army chief

APA-Accra (Ghana) — President John Mahama has appointed Major General Obed Boamah Akwa as the new army chief of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

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01-Jul-2016 to 08:45

S/Africa: Zuma’s $0.5m Nkandla repayment under fire

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party has said the $500,000 bill slapped on President Jacob Zuma to repay the government for his Nkandla Village home’s non-security upgrades was not adequate considering the total of $23 million spent on the project.

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29-Jun-2016 to 15:38

Harare mayor arrested over corruption

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The embattled mayor of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare was on Wednesday picked up for questioning by operatives of the country’s anti-corruption body.

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27-Jun-2016 to 16:39

Nigerian court nullifies governor’s election

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The federal high court in Abuja on Monday ruled against the Governor of the southeastern state of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu ordering him to vacate his seat.

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