02-Jun-2020 to 08:42

Gambia: Will police grant request for anti-US demo?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Under normal circumstances, Gambian activists should expect to be granted a police permit to stage a solidarity demonstration on June 8th against the murder in the United States of African-American George Floyd.

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28-May-2020 to 15:21

30 dead in Nzérékoré as post-election violence sweeps Guinea

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The Guinean government has acknowledged the death of 30 people in inter-communal clashes in the southern town of Nzérékoré, in the aftermath of the controversial March 22 referendum.

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20-May-2020 to 12:26

New Lesotho PM takes oath of office

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) —

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20-May-2020 to 10:11

Gambian leader bypasses MPs, extends emergency period

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has bypassed the country's "recalcitrant" National Assembly to extend the state of emergency by another 21 days with effect from May 19 in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus.

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19-May-2020 to 13:49

Thabane resigns as Lesotho PM, replacement named

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane announced his resignation on Tuesday, ending months of political uncertainty in the small southern African mountain kingdom.

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19-May-2020 to 06:18

Embattled Thabane to step down as Lesotho PM

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Embattled Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Monday said he is stepping down as head of government, ending months of political tension in the tiny southern African kingdom as rivals desperately tried to push him out amid a murder trial.

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16-May-2020 to 08:14

Blemished beyond redemption?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — On the entrance to the Gambian capital Banjul, a simple but colourful billboard shows a soldier handing a national flag to a government official with an inscription about the army surrendering loyalty to the civilian state.

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