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APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouah Mancaly — Edmundo Mendes, a Doctor of Law, has been appointed Guinea-Bissau’s Interior minister, a position that has been vacant since November.

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APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has departed Freetown Tuesday morning heading for the Gambian capital, Banjul on his first official visit to the country.

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APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s President Dr. George Manneh Weah has described payroll padding or the placement of ‘ghost names’ on payrolls, and other corrupt practices as long existing phenomena in the West African country’s public service.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party has been hit by a major purge after its new leader, Ossufo Momade sacked Manuel Bissopo as Secretary General and dismissed five officials from its military hierarchy, APA has learnt Tuesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Federation Account Allocation Committee disbursed N649.19 billion (about $2.127 billion) to the Federal Government, States and Local Governments in January 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics has said.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that political parties in the country are free to resume political campaigns.

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