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    12-Feb-2019 to 20:12

    President Tshisekedi declares poll standoff over

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) By our correspondent: Mathias Odiekila — The tense post-electoral standoff in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has dissipitated, if a statement by President Félix Tshisekedi is anything to go by.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 17:20

    US condemns Sudan demo crackdown

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The United States has condemned use of force by Sudanese security forces against peaceful protesters over the past few months.

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    11-Feb-2019 to 22:39

    Senegal poll: One fatally stabbed in political skirmish

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death in Tambacounda (452 km from Dakar) during clashes between supporters of incumbent Macky Sall and those of his poll challenger Professor Elhadj Issa Sall on Monday.

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    11-Feb-2019 to 12:37

    Khama comments on alleged attempt on Masisi's life rile Botswana gov’t

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Monday warned former President Ian Khama to desist from making comments relating to President Mokgweetsi Masisi security.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 18:06

    C/d’Ivoire: Guillaume Soro resigns as NA Speaker

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Guillaume Soro has announced his resignation as the Speaker of the Ivorian National Assembly.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 17:55

    New DRC leader rails against division among Congolese

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) By Leon Charles Moukouri — DR Congo’s new leader, Felix Tshisekedi, who is on an official visit to Brazzaville, has denounced the opposition that manipulates the people by rejecting the results of the presidential polls.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 16:39

    Gabon's ruling party expels 43 members

    APA - Libreville (Gabon) By Isaac Mackanga — Gabon’s ruling Democratic Party (PDG), in power for 51 years) has announced in a statement that it has expelled from its ranks forty-three militants, accused of indiscipline and sharing intelligence “with the enemy.”

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