30-Dec-2014 to 09:49

PM’s sacking - Uganda’s major news item in 2014

APA –Kampala (Uganda) — One of the major stories in 2014 was the news that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni had sacked his Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi whom many believed was his closest ally in the ruling National Resistance Movement party and in cabinet.

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29-Dec-2014 to 14:16

River navigation resumes between two Sudans

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — River navigation between Sudan and South Sudan has been reopened after three years of closure, since the independence of South Sudan in July 2011.

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29-Dec-2014 to 12:11

Sudanese rebels to release captured government troops

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The Sudanese rebels announced on Monday that they will release some government troops they captured as prisoners of war in battles. The spokesman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) told Africa Review that they have decided to release 20 government troops captured in battles during their three-year insurgency in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

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27-Dec-2014 to 15:59

Liberia: NEC announces final midterm senatorial election results

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's election outfit, National Election Commission (NEC), Saturday announced the final results of the 2014 midterm senatorial election. According to the results, only two incumbent senators-Jewel Howard Taylor of Bong County and Prince Y. Johnson of Nimba County hold up to their seats.

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27-Dec-2014 to 11:50

Mozambique poll body endorse municipla poll results

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The chairperson of Mozambique's National Elections commission CNE, Abdul Carimo,has confirmed the victory of Zacarias Filipe, candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party, in the mayoral by-election in the northern municipality of Cuamba, held on 17 December, APA learns here on Satuday.

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26-Dec-2014 to 14:23

Simone Gbagbo’s trial opens in Abidjan

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The trial of the former Ivorian first lady, Simone Ehivet Gbagbo, charged with violation of security of the state, was opened on Friday before the Court of Assizes in Abidjan in her presence, APA notes in the Ivorian economic capital.

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26-Dec-2014 to 09:52

South African Parliament to comply with court order on suspended MPs

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Parliament said on Friday that it had noted the judgment of the Western Cape High Court delivered two days earlier as an interim measure requiring it to pay, with immediate effect, the salaries and allowances of the suspended 20 MPs belonging to the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).

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