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    25-Jan-2019 to 13:24

    Senegal: Presidential Election campaign starts February 3

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Ibrahima Dione — The official campaign period for the presidential election in Senegal will begin on February 3 and ends on February 22, two days before the February 24 election.

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    25-Jan-2019 to 09:07

    DRC: Tshisekedi in inaugural address speaks of a ‘reconciled Congo’

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Felix Tshisekedi, after being sworn-in Thursday afternoon as the 5th President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), spoke of “celebrating with all compatriots this moment that consecrates a reconciled DR Congo" in his inaugural address.

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    24-Jan-2019 to 12:15

    DRC: Kabila vows to 'support' Félix Tshisekedi

    APA - Kinshasa (DRC) — Outgoing President Joseph Kabila has promised to give Félix Tshisekedi all “support” and has called for the formation of a “coalition of progressive forces” around his successor.

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    24-Jan-2019 to 02:08

    Senegal’s opposition optimistic about winning presidential poll

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The four candidates of the opposition in the presidential elections slated for 24 February 2019 get "the upper hand" to win this polls, the coordinator of the Operational Platform for Securing Elections (POSE) Mame Adama Gueye said Wednesday.

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    24-Jan-2019 to 01:52

    Mauritanian MPs approve gas deal with Senegal

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian National Assembly has approved the cooperation agreement on the development and exploitation of the reserves of the Great Turtle Ahmeyim gas field, straddling Mauritania and Senegal, reports said on Tuesday.

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    22-Jan-2019 to 08:41

    Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa cancels Davos trip

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Online news media Tuesday report that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled his trip to Davos, and is rushing home where there is unrest over a recent increase in fuel prices.

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    21-Jan-2019 to 08:02

    Senegal: Constitutional Council confirms 5 presidential candidates

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The Constitutional Council in Senegal Sunday evening announced that the incumbent Macky Sall, Idrissa Seck, Ousmane Sonko, Madické Niang and Elhadji Issa Sall are the five candidates, who were deemed to have fulfilled the criteria and are fit to be presidential candidates, in the February 24 election.

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