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    06-Feb-2019 to 06:43

    S/Africa’s Ombudsman probes Ramaphosa’s party campaign donation

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he "did not deliberately mislead Parliament" regarding a US$36,000 donation he received from a controversial company for his 2017 African National Congress presidential campaign.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 22:09

    Protester shot dead in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — One person died and scores of others were injured as police engage in running ran battles with protesting residents at the administrative post of Messica, Manica district in Mozambique’s central region on Tuesday.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 21:29

    Cameroon rights watchdog up in arms against protest ban

    APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) By Felix Cyriaque Ebolé Bola — Cameroon’s National Committee for Human Rights and Freedoms (CNDHL) has decried "the frequent prohibition of rallies and public demonstrations by some authorities, as well as the use of violence by the security forces when dispersing public gatherings ".

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    05-Feb-2019 to 16:37

    Ghana: Opposition MPs snub bye-election winner

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s opposition MPs on Tuesday walked out of parliament in protest as Mrs Lydia Seyram Alhassan was being sworn in as the representative for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in Accra.

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    04-Feb-2019 to 16:57

    Egypt: Death penalty call for alleged Sisi assassination plot

    APA-Cairo (Egypt) — A court in Egypt has applied for the death penalty to be introduced against eight people charged with the attempted assassination of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi almost five years ago.

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    03-Feb-2019 to 10:18

    Ramaphosa shoots warning at ‘tainted’ ANC leaders

    APA-Kimberley (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) leaders who have been implicated in various corruption-probing commissions of inquiry currently underway must come forward to account for their misdeeds, President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned.

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    02-Feb-2019 to 20:00

    Nigerian VP unhurt as chopper crash-lands

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has survived a helicopter crash, in Kabba, Kegi State on Saturday.

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