APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Information Minister Lewis Brown has cautioned political parties and independent candidates vying for senate seats in the December 16 midterm election to restrain their members against violence that could undermine the democratic process.
APA- Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Laurent Gbagbo and Affi N’guessan candidacies for the presidency of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) have been approved by the party's Control Board, the political party said on Wednesday.
APA-Accra (Ghana) — The debate on the 2015 budget by members of parliament on Tuesday was instead dominated by the recent arrest of a Ghanaian with suspected cocaine at Heathrow International Airport in London.
APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Burkinabe civil society organizations (CSOs) have finally reached an agreement to name 25 of their members to represent them at the National Transitional Council (CNT), a source close to the body announced Tuesday.
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.
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.