27-Nov-2014 to 16:46

Liberian minister cautions against poll unrest

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.

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26-Nov-2014 to 20:54

I/Coast: Gbagbo’s FPI candidacy endorsed

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.

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25-Nov-2014 to 17:36

Cocaine trafficking dominates Ghana’s parliamentary debate

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.

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25-Nov-2014 to 17:27

Burkinabe CSOs nominate 25 members for transition council

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.

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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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