POLITIQUES | POLITICS

31-Dec-2014 to 12:52

Gambian leader returns to Banjul after failed military coup

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has arrived in Banjul early Wednesday morning, from an overseas trip, a day after the country was rocked by a scare of a military coup d’etat led by some dissident soldiers.

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31-Dec-2014 to 10:31

Mozambican leader hails ruling party as ‘invincible’

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's outgoing President Armando Guebuza has described his ruling Frelimo party as “invincible” and will continue to work to score more victories for the well-being of the Mozambican people, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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30-Dec-2014 to 11:27

Mozambique opposition expels state media

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s main opposition party has expelled state-controlled Mozambique News Agency and Mozambique Television (TVM) and daily newspaper Noticias from its press conference convened to reject the results of the 15 October general elections, APA learns here on Tuesday.

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30-Dec-2014 to 11:19

Mozambique’s opposition chief threatens violence if polls validated

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party Afonso Dhlakama has threatened full scale violence if the country's Constitutional Council validates the results of the 15 October general elections won by the ruling Frelimo party and its presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi.

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30-Dec-2014 to 11:05

A failed coup in the Gambia?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A minimum of three soldiers are reported to have been killed in the Gambian capital, Banjul on Monday night in an attempted coup d’etat led by former State House Commander, Lt Colonel Lamin Sanneh.

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30-Dec-2014 to 11:02

Ghana: Election of largest opposition leader, ruling NDC executives top events i...

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The election of the 70-year-old Nana Akufo Addo Dankwa as the presidential candidate of the largest opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the third time to wrestle power from the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2016 general elections and the election of national executive members of the NDC were top events in Ghana in 2014.

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30-Dec-2014 to 10:40

Coup attempt in the Gambia? - Reports

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — Reports emanating from Banjul, the Gambian capital, say there was an attempted coup over-night and that until Tuesday morning, the situation was still unclear.

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