22-Jul-2019 to 12:06

Inside Zambia’s Yellow Card protest movement

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — “This may be the first but certainly it is not going to be the last time that the government will hear from us”, said Pilato, one of the organizers of Zambia’s Yellow Card protest movement on the grounds outside parliament in Lusaka.

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20-Jul-2019 to 20:16

Liberian leader kicks off independence celebration with calls for unity

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Ahead of Liberia’s 172nd Independence Day celebrations, President George Manneh Weah has been drumming up national support for reconciliation, peace and unity.

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20-Jul-2019 to 15:13

Ethiopian PM nominated for Chatham House award

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Chatham House, a non-profit and non-governmental organisation based in London, announced the nominees for the Chatham House Prize 2019 one of whom is Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

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18-Jul-2019 to 13:59

Senegalese leader yanked off burning limo

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President Macky Sall was promptly rescued by his bodyguards after his limousine suddenly caught fire, as he was attending a state funeral for late statesman Ousmane Tanor Dieng on Wednesday.

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17-Jul-2019 to 12:44

Namibia: Ruling SWAPO jittery over independent candidates

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — SWAPO party’s dominion over Namibian politics began at independence in March 1990 when the former liberation movement won the first democratic elections but its stranglehold is slowly being tested.

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17-Jul-2019 to 12:31

Sudan’s ruling generals fault power-sharing deal

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Sudan’s ruling generals have protested against the deal signed on Wednesday for a power-sharing body, following weeks of negotiations aimed at breaking the political deadlock that has gripped the country since Omar al-Bashir was deposed in April.

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17-Jul-2019 to 12:24

Sudan post-coup protagonists in power-sharing deal

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan's military rulers and the opposition have signed a power-sharing deal in the capital Khartoum early on Wednesday under the auspices of the African Union and Ethiopia.

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