25-Dec-2014 to 15:54

B/Faso govt not threatened by Compaore’s movement-Minister

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Former President Blaise Compaore’s movements do not pose threat to the transitional government in Burkina Faso, Minister in charge of Territorial Administration, Auguste Denise Barry said during a press conference held on Wednesday in Ouagadougou.

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24-Dec-2014 to 13:18

New Somali PM wins parliament’s confidence vote

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia)- — The newly-appointed Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has won the confidence of the country's legislative assembly, where he took the oath of office on Wednesday.

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24-Dec-2014 to 10:18

Sudanese opposition leader hospitalized after two weeks of detention

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The chairman of the Sudanese National Consensus Forces (NCF) Faroug Abu Issa, who was detained by the security agents, was on Tuesday taken to a hospital in Khartoum after his health situation deteriorated.

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23-Dec-2014 to 14:17

Kenya’s opposition takes gov’t to court over controversial security law

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s opposition party, the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) on Tuesday filed a case to stop the implementation of the Security Laws Amendment Act passed acrimoniously by parliament last week

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22-Dec-2014 to 20:43

Sudan cracks down on demonstrating lawyers

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The Sudanese authorities have cracked down on a mass demonstration of lawyers demonstrating solidarity for the Sudanese opposition leaders who were detained two weeks ago.

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22-Dec-2014 to 13:52

Mozambique opposition chief stops national TV coverage of Renamo meeting

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama ordered the crew of the state-controlled Mozambique Television, TVM, to leave his party headquarters in the central Gorongosa district, in the central province of Sofala, even before addressing the meeting, APA learns here on Monday.

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20-Dec-2014 to 16:11

Mozambique ruling party wins municipal by-election

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Niassa Provincial Elections Commission, CPE, has said on Saturday the official results from the mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, gave victory to Zacarias Filipe, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party.

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