20-Mar-2020 to 19:02

Former Malawi Speaker snubs cabinet appointment

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Former Speaker of Malawi's Parliament, Henry Banda has turned down a ministerial appointment by President Peter Mutharika, according to media reports monitored here on Friday.

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19-Mar-2020 to 14:34

S/Africa: By-elections postponed due to coronavirus

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Thursday said it had shelved all by-elections scheduled for this week in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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18-Mar-2020 to 05:23

Malawi leader shakes up military hierarchy

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Peter Mutharika in his capacity as Commander-in-chief of the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) on Tuesday made several changes in the military service.

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17-Mar-2020 to 17:47

Ivorian parliament adopts amended constitution

APA-Yamoussoukro (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian legislators and senators in the administrative capital Yamoussoukro on Tuesday adopted the draft law amending the constitution with 246 votes in favour, 2 votes against, APA learned from official sources.

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17-Mar-2020 to 12:12

S/Africa’s ruling ANC postpones meetings over coronavirus

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has postponed all party meetings “until further notice” due to the deadly coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday.

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16-Mar-2020 to 10:58

Botswana: Masisi officially kicks Khama out of ruling party

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has officially terminated former president Ian Khama’s membership of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), APA learnt here Monday.

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