08-Dec-2014 to 13:49

Augustin Matata Ponyo re-appointed to head new DRC gov’t

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Congolese President Joseph Kabila has re-appointed Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo to head the new government, in an order broadcast on Sunday evening on national television, RTNC.

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06-Dec-2014 to 15:16

Somali premier accepts parliamentary vote of no confidence

APA-Mogadishu-(Somalia) — Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has accepted Saturday’s parliamentary vote withdrawing confidence from his administration.

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06-Dec-2014 to 13:11

Somalia parliament passes vote of no confidence on premier

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Somali law makers have on Saturday passed a vote of no confidence on the Somalia’s premier after a month of political turmoil among leaders of the East African country.

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04-Dec-2014 to 11:21

Cote d’Ivoire: Arrested pro-Gbagbo female demonstrators released

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — – Three female allies of the ex-Ivoirian head of state, Laurent Gbagbo were released late Wednesday in Abidjan after a few hours of detention in a police station, security sources told APA.

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03-Dec-2014 to 12:37

Botswana leader urges de-politicisation of the public service

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Ian Khama on Wednesday called on civil servants to recommit themselves to being politically non-aligned following reports that some government workers helped to prop up the opposition's fortunes in October's general elections.

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03-Dec-2014 to 11:48

Mugabe blasts "simplistic" deputy over coup plot, Western links

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday spoke for the first time against his embattled deputy Joice Mujuru, accusing her of working with the opposition and the West to topple him from power.

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01-Dec-2014 to 11:14

Egyptian court slams 3-year imprisonment for Muslim brotherhood officials

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — – An Egyptian court has slammed three years imprisonment for three senior officials of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, including its leader Mohamed Badii for assaulting judges, judicial sources in Cairo confirmed.

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