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    15-Feb-2019 to 18:35

    $5.4m supplementary budget tabled in eSwatini parliament

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The first sitting of the new Parliament of eSwatini saw the tabling of a supplementary budget of $5.4 million by Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg.

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    15-Feb-2019 to 17:43

    Sierra Leone leader swears in new public prosecutor

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his desire for an independent judiciary as he installed a new public prosecutor.

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    14-Feb-2019 to 07:27

    Namibian leader challenges parliament to repeal ‘unjust’ laws

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — President Hage Geingob on Wednesday challenged the Namibian Parliament to repeal unjust laws and step up efforts to hold the executive accountable.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 18:21

    CAR creates body to resolve retired soldiers’ crisis

    APA-Bangui (CAR) By Pierre Koutoukpe — An inter-ministerial committee, tasked with looking into the claims of retired soldiers who are demanding accompaniments for their retirement has been set up in the Central African Republic.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 13:56

    Botswana leader denies wrongdoing in poll campaign funding scandal

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday rubbished allegations that he benefited from tax payers money running into millions of United States dollars in a case that is currently the subject of a corruption probe.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 12:55

    Botswana leader implicated in election campaign funding scandal

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana energy and minerals minister Sadique Kebonang has implicated President Mokgweetsi Masisi in an ongoing corruption, the Business Weekly newspaper reported here Tuesday.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 08:42

    Namibian parliament to go paperless

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian Parliament plans to go paperless this year as part of efforts to promote efficiency and cut costs, National Assembly Speaker Peter Katjavivi said on Tuesday.

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