23-Apr-2020 to 23:14

ECOWAS recognises Embalo as G/Bissau's elected president

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday recognised the election of Umaro Sissoco Embaló as Guine Bissau's president.

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23-Apr-2020 to 22:43

Cameroon cancels national celebrations

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The coronavirus pandemic has led President Paul Biya, to cancel all celebrations of International Labour Day and National Day in Cameroon scheduled for May 1 and 20 respectively.

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23-Apr-2020 to 22:26

Rwanda: Three arrested over fugitive ex-commander's escape

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least three people accused of helping former Rwandan Presidential Guard commander, Col. Tom Buabagamba escape from a military prison were arrested Thursday as part of police investigation into the incident.

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21-Apr-2020 to 15:23

Togo’s top opposition figure Agbéyomé Kodjo arrested

APA-Lomé (Togo) — Togolese opposition figure Agbéyomé Kodjo was arrested at his home and taken to the Central Service of Research and Criminal Investigation (SCRIC) of the National Gendarmerie on Tuesday morning, APA learned from his relatives.

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08-Apr-2020 to 14:09

Where is Africa's place in the global Covid-19 geopolitics?

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Africa is striking a new kind of fear in the heart of the international community about its ability to cope with the coronavirus crisis, given that along with Oceania, it is one of the few continents least affected by the pandemic.

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07-Apr-2020 to 18:41

Habré’s release a sledgehammer blow to the head - victims

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — News of the temporary release of former Chadian president Hissène Habré by the Senegalese justice system over Covid-19 fears was on Tuesday very badly received in N’Djamena by victims of his regime (1982-1990).

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03-Apr-2020 to 23:26

Cameroon’s ruling RDPC wins elections in Anglophone zone

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The ruling Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement (RDPC) has won the 13 parliamentary seats up for grabs in 11 constituencies in the country's Anglophone North-West and South-Western regions.

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