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    22-Jan-2019 to 07:17

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa threatens action against "rogue" soldiers

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his government will take unspecified action against members of the security forces found guilty of “violence or misconduct” during last week’s fuel price hike protests.

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    21-Jan-2019 to 16:13

    MPs want colleague’s arrest over murdered journalist

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian Minority in Parliament has called for the immediate arrest of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, in connection with the gruesome murder of the undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale last week.

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    21-Jan-2019 to 15:50

    DRC: Félix Tshisékédi’s swearing-in on Thursday

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — The swearing in of Félix Tshisekédi as the 5th president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which was scheduled for Tuesday, will now take place on Thursday, Vidiye Tshimanga, spokesman for Tshisekedi has announced.

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    21-Jan-2019 to 15:27

    Chad: Déby appoints new Oil and Posts ministers

    APA-N'Djaména (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deyé — President Idriss Déby of Chad on Monday appointed two new ministers.

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    21-Jan-2019 to 15:04

    Burkina Faso: New Prime Minister appointed

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — Economist Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré has been appointed Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, the presidency announced Monday in a statement.

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    19-Jan-2019 to 13:00

    Botswana: Arrest of ex-spy chief riles opposition

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s opposition coalition, the Umbrella for Democratic Change, UDC, on Friday criticised the Directorate of Security and Intelligence (DIS)’s decision to ambush and arrest its former director-general Isaac Kgosi at the airport in the full glare of the media.

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    18-Jan-2019 to 10:24

    Mauritania: Opposition agree on principles ahead of election

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian opposition reached Thursday in Nouakchott an agreement on principles, ahead of the presidential elections later this year.

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