24-Nov-2014 to 19:46

Burkina Faso’s new transitional gov’t holds first cabinet meeting

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The new transitional government in Burkina Faso whose list of ministers was unveiled Sunday by Prime Minister Isaac Zida Yacouba, on Monday held its first cabinet meeting, APA notes here.

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24-Nov-2014 to 18:05

Botswana gov’t slammed for imposing travel restrictions on S/African opposition...

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Opposition parties in Botswana on Monday criticized the government’s decision to place visa restrictions on some members of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), saying it is a display of the ruling Botswana Democratic (BDP)’s lack of tolerance for opposition.

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22-Nov-2014 to 17:21

Tunisia’s HAICA bans diffusion of election result before closure of polls

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — Tunisia's independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA) reiterated ban for media to give out polls results during presidential elections.

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22-Nov-2014 to 14:53

B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso transitional president, Michel Kafando has promised in his inauguration speech on Friday that he would do everything possible to identify the remains of late Thomas Sankara.

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22-Nov-2014 to 13:23

Gambia: Opposition militant appeals court conviction

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s influential militant of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) Lansana Jobarteh has file an appeal to the court, reports said on Saturday.

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22-Nov-2014 to 12:23

Gambia declares exiled ex-information minister wanted

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian former information minister Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh has been declared wanted by police, reports said on Saturday.

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22-Nov-2014 to 10:11

Nigeria: Supreme Court reinstates impeached deputy governor

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Supreme Court in Nigeria has reinstated the former Deputy Governor of Taraba State in northern Nigeria, Alhaji Sanni Abubakar Danladi, who was impeached in 2012 by a panel set up by the Taraba State House of Assembly.

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