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    14-Aug-2018 to 12:30

    Mauritania jails anti-slavery linchpin

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania's anti-slavery leader Biram Ould Dah, a candidate for September’s legislative and local elections has been jailed on the orders of an investigating judge, a judicial source disclosed in Nouakchott.

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    14-Aug-2018 to 12:12

    Songwe commends Kenyatta for fighting corruption

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — UNECA Executive Secretary Vera Songwe has praised President Uhuru Kenyatta “for his unrelenting war against corruption”, describing him as “an African champion and a leader the continent is closely following with admiration”.

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    13-Aug-2018 to 20:00

    S/Africa: ‘No plan to fire 30,000 civil servants’

    APA- Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo on Monday refuted a local media report suggesting that her government plans to retrench 30,000 public servants from the service in order to cut costs.

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    10-Aug-2018 to 17:11

    Kagame fires top civil servants

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — President Paul Kagame has ordered the "disengagement" of several senior civil servants and 22 of their subordinates over alleged mismanagement of public funds.

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    10-Aug-2018 to 15:35

    Chad’s President seeks 70bn FCFA for legislative poll

    APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Chad needs 70 billion FCFA to organize its legislative elections, President Idriss Déby said, stressing that as long as this envelope, part of which is expected from partners, is not met, no election date can be set.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 14:54

    Kenyatta orders prosecution of state officials allocating riparian land

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday asked responsible state agencies to prosecute all government officials found culpable for allocating riparian and public utility land to private developers.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 06:26

    Mozambican leader relieves two provincial governors of duties

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique has relieved the governors of Manica and Niassa provinces of their duties, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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