01-Oct-2014 to 11:39

Nigerian Senate stops electoral body from creating new polling units

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s upper legislative body, the Senate has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop the implementation of the controversial policy of creation of additional polling units across the country.

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01-Oct-2014 to 10:37

Mozambican leader returns donated vehicle

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican President Armando Guebuza will return a luxury car offered to him as a gift by the Confederation of Mozambican Business Associations (CTA) last week, his office announced here Tuesday.

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29-Sep-2014 to 10:36

Libyan parties agree to convene national dialogue

APA -Tripoli- (Libya) — The UN Mission for Support in Libya has confirmed the holding of a dialogue conference between the different parties in the Libyan conflict in the city of Ghadames (near the Algerian boarder) south-east of Tripoli on Monday.

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29-Sep-2014 to 10:33

New Libyan cabinet sworn

APA-Tripoli- (Libya) — The new Libyan cabinet formed by Prime Minister, Abdullah Al Thinni was worn-in Sunday after approval by the House of Representatives sitting in the eastern city of Tubruk.

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27-Sep-2014 to 10:48

Mozambique electoral body disappointed over political violence

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's national Elections Commission, CNE says it is disappointed by political leaders’ response to appeals to end violence in the election campaign, reports said on Saturday.

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24-Sep-2014 to 13:17

Nigerian opposition legislator protest over failed debate on money seized in S/A...

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Some members of opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria’s House of Representatives staged a walkout on Tuesday in protest against the failure of the House to debate the controversial $9.3m seized from two Nigerians and an Israeli by the South African authorities on September 5.

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24-Sep-2014 to 10:49

Nigerian Senate to probe collapsed church building

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s upper legislative body, the Senate says it is going to probe the collapsed guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Ikotu, a suburb of Lagos in which more than 115 people, mostly South Africans, died in the incident.

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