28-Mar-2015 to 09:34

Nigeria gets $60m UN assistance to conduct elections

APA - Abuja (Nigeria) — The UN Secretary-General High Level Representative to Nigeria, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, said the United Nations (UN) had provided US$60 million (about N1.2 billion) to ensure the success of Nigeria\'s 2015 general elections.

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27-Mar-2015 to 11:24

Mauritanian leader expresses readiness for dialogue with opposition

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - — Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has affirmed his openness to dialogue with the opposition, underlining that the latter could submit to the presidential majority all issues it wishes to be discussed.

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26-Mar-2015 to 16:39

S/Leone: Political parties commission cautions against demo

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The regulatory body of political parties in Sierra Leone, the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) has condemned plans by the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) to embark on demonstration to force President Ernest Bai Koroma to reverse his decision of removing his former Vice President.

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26-Mar-2015 to 15:37

S/Leone Parliament halts debate over officials’ absence

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone parliament has suspended its proceedings due to the absence of government officials, the speaker of Parliament Sheku Dumbuya said on Thursday.

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26-Mar-2015 to 14:18

Zambian opposition slams gov’t policy turn around on taxation

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) has criticized a government turn around on copper mining taxes imposed late last year as an unacceptable inconsistency that has potential to throw the country into a tailspin.

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24-Mar-2015 to 13:33

Kenya’s opposition move censure motion against House Speaker

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s National Assembly on Tuesday moved a censure motion against the speaker of the house, Justin Muturi.

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24-Mar-2015 to 09:56

S/Leone: Former VP files case at Supreme Court

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leones’s embattled former Vice President has filed a case at the country’s Supreme Court, reports said on Tuesday.

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