20-Aug-2019 to 09:55

Zimbabwe: Ex-VP on the run amid graft probe

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Former Zimbabwean vice president Phelekezela Mphoko is on the run after failing to report to the country’s anti-graft police to answer charges that he allegedly abused his office during his time as one of ex-president Robert Mugabe’s deputies two years ago.

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19-Aug-2019 to 14:05

Kenya's courts record a significant case backlog reduction

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Judiciary has significantly reduced the number of cases pending in the court system in the last one year, Kenya’s Chief Justice disclosed on Monday.

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09-Aug-2019 to 11:45

Mauritania PM forms new gov't

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Prime Minister of Mauritania, Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Sheikh Sidiya, has formed a new government, the Presidency of the Republic said in a statement seen by APA on Thursday.

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08-Aug-2019 to 18:23

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa sacks Tourism minister

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sacked Tourism Minister Priscah Mupfumira who is facing charges of looting Zimbabwe's social security scheme.

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31-Jul-2019 to 14:25

Ethiopian parliament defers council elections

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian parliament on Wednesday approved a resolution providing for the postponement by another year of elections of council members for the capital Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa.

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30-Jul-2019 to 15:45

Rwanda to relocate key gov't agency HQs

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A Rwandan cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame on Tuesday has approved plans to relocate some headquarters of ministries and government agencies across six secondary cities.

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26-Jul-2019 to 06:15

Zimbabwean appointed UN assistant secretary general

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — United Nations secretary general António Guterres has appointed Fayaz King of Zimbabwe as assistant secretary general to serve as the deputy executive director responsible for field results and innovation at the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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