19-Sep-2014 to 12:34

Nigeria’s ruling party adopts Jonathan as its candidate for 2015 polls

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole candidate for the 2015 presidential election ahead of the party’s national convention fixed for December 6, 2014.

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18-Sep-2014 to 12:19

Rwanda’s Senate President resigns

APA-Arusha (Tanzania) — President of the Rwandan Senate, Jean-Damascene Ntawukuliryayo, resigned on Wednesday after being questioned by an overwhelming majority of his colleagues in the upper house, official sources told APA on Thursday.

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18-Sep-2014 to 11:07

Namibian opposition cries foul over voter registration exercise

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) – — The opposition political parties in Namibia have raised the alarm over the decision by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to allow people without national documentations to register to vote, which they claim open the process to election rigging.

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17-Sep-2014 to 10:30

Sierra Leonean MPs frown at media`s focus on Ebola money

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A row has broken out between Sierra Leonean parliamentarians and the journalists over the use of funds allocated to Members of Parliament to help fight the Ebola outbreak, with some MPs calling for censorship of the media`s coverage of how money allocated to them is being spent.

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16-Sep-2014 to 11:26

Namibia: Only corrupt-free politicians can inspire the youth- UN official

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) – — The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Namibia, Musinga Bandora on Monday said politicians can inspire the youth to take active part in the democratic processes if they wash their hands of corruption.

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15-Sep-2014 to 18:08

Ivorian president reiterates will to seek second term

APA-Prikro (Cote d’Ivoire) – — The Ivoirian head of state, Alassane Ouattara on Sunday restated his willingness to solicit a second term during the presidential polls slated for October 2015 in a bid to complete the large-scale works he launched for the country to become emergent by 2020.

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15-Sep-2014 to 15:52

Mozambique: Three nabbed for carrying firearms in rally

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican police has arrested three people after they were found carrying illegal firearms during a political rally as part of the current election campaign, local media said Monday.

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