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    23-May-2019 to 15:15

    S/Africa: Zuma retracts 'hatred' allegations in corruption case

    APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma has agreed to strike out his allegations against the lead prosecutor in his corruption case, APA learnt on Thursday.

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    23-May-2019 to 11:04

    Liberia’s President reiterates commitment to nondiscrimination

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Amidst the high political tension in the country occasioned by inflammatory statements from the opposition, President George Manneh Weah has assured Liberians that he would do nothing to discriminate against anyone but would treat all citizens equally without regard to their political, tribal and religious backgrounds.

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    22-May-2019 to 17:46

    Former Botswana leader to unveil new party

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama is set to announce the formation of a new party, according to media reports monitored here Wednesday.

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    22-May-2019 to 12:22

    Liberia’s President urges citizens to remain resilient

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has called on partisans of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and all well-meaning Liberians to remain resilient in the face of vicious opposition machinations and trickery to divert attention from ongoing national developments.

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    21-May-2019 to 13:30

    Mauritania’s opposition expresses concerns over electoral process

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Electoral Alliance of the Democratic Opposition in Mauritania (AEOD), which includes four of the six candidates in the presidential election on 22 June, has accused the current regime of “continuing to systematically tampering with electoral process.”

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    21-May-2019 to 13:21

    Benin’s President extols election reforms

    APA - Cotonou (Benin) — Benin’s President Patrice Talon has defended the new electoral process introduced las month, stressing that it had led to “major reforms,” reports said on Tuesday.

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    21-May-2019 to 01:18

    ANC nominates Thandi Modise as S/Africa’s new Speaker

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Former chairperson of South Africa’s National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Thandi Modise is set to become the new speaker of the National Assembly when it convenes on Wednesday, the ruling African National Congress Party has announced.

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