19-May-2015 to 13:02

NGO to sensitize Lesotho citizens on the merits of a coalition gov't

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — As Lesotho embarks on the road to the formation of a coalition government after the recent inconclusive elections, a non-governmental organisation, the Transformation Resource Centre (TRC), plans to organise a meeting on the topic; Lesotho at Crossroads: Three Post-elections 2015 – 2020, on Friday, official sources say.

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19-May-2015 to 11:20

DRC leader calls for national dialogue to map way forward

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo)- — In anticipation of local, provincial, parliamentary and presidential elections that will take place in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through the end of 2016, President Joseph Kabila last week called on all political parties to join him in a forthcoming national dialogue focused on creating an environment for a peaceful electoral process.

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18-May-2015 to 20:34

Mozambique’s ruling party explains rejection of opposition’s bill

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo party on Monday said it rejected the main opposition Renamo party ’s separatist bill that would have given it autonomous powers in regions where it has strong support because it had very serious constitutional and structural defects.

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16-May-2015 to 15:31

Mozambique leader renews will to meet opposition chief

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has reiterated his willingness to meet again with the leader of the main opposition Renamo Party , Afonso Dhlkama , as part of the efforts to preserve peace in the country, APA learns here on Saturday.

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15-May-2015 to 11:44

President Nkurunziza returns to Burundi

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza who is said to have returned home to Burundi after an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow him has visited his hometown of Ngozi (140 km north-east of Bujumbura) on Friday.

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15-May-2015 to 10:15

Burundi arrests failed coup leaders-Official

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — With Burundi’s failed coup leader Maj.- Gen. Godefroid Niyombare on the run, the authorities in Bujumbura on Friday announced the arrest of his accomplices who attempted to overthrow President Pierre Nkurunziza from power while he was in Tanzania for talks with regional leaders.

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14-May-2015 to 15:49

Burundi situation still fluid after coup

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — It was still unclear on Thursday afternoon who was in charge in Burundi, a day after former intelligence chief, Major-General Godefroid Niyombare, said he had sacked President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office.

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