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    07-Oct-2014 to 14:39

    Burkina Faso: Activities scheduled to commemorate Thomas Sankara’s death

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — A wide range of activities have been scheduled in the commemoration of the 27th anniversary of the death of the ex-Burkinabe president, Thomas Sankara and his supporters killed on 15 October 1987 during a coup, the organizing committee of the event told APA.

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    06-Oct-2014 to 20:41

    Liberia’s Justice Minister tenders resignation letter

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia)APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia\'s Justice Minister, Cllr. Christiana Tah, has tendered her resignation letter after serving the Ellen Johnson-led government for six years.

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    06-Oct-2014 to 14:42

    Kenyan leader hands over power to deputy as he departs for ICC

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday made an unprecedented announcement and appointed Deputy President William Ruto as acting head of state while he is attending his status conference this week before the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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    05-Oct-2014 to 12:34

    Nigerian Islamic leader urges politicians to stop campaign of calumny

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Head of Muslims in Nigeria and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has called on Nigerian politicians to stop the campaign of calumny against opponents ahead of the 2015 general elections.

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    04-Oct-2014 to 15:10

    Belgium releases Liberian ex-rebel commander

    APA-Arusha (Tanzania) — Martina Johnson, an ex-ally of the former Liberian president Charles Taylor and who is suspected in mass murder during the bloody civil war in Liberia, has been granted conditional release, the journal Le Soir reported on its website on Saturday.

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    04-Oct-2014 to 13:51

    S/Sudan peace talks suspended over disputes

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan peace talks in Ethiopia have been suspended as the parties failed to achieve breakthrough in the main issues, the negotiators revealed on Saturday.

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    03-Oct-2014 to 19:53

    Botswana president entitled to fly military air craft-official

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Office of the President on Friday said incumbent President is entitled to official or State transport at all times, for purposes of official duties and private engagements.

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