29-Feb-2020 to 09:39

Rwanda’s President swears in new ministers, assigns portfolios

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Friday presided over the swearing-in ceremony of new 8 ministers who were appointed earlier in a mini Cabinet reshuffle this week with a new portfolio in charge of Government Budget.

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28-Feb-2020 to 09:27

Guinea Higher Education Minister resigns

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Abdoulaye Yéro Baldé has announced his resignation in a letter addressed to the President of the Republic, reports said on Friday.

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26-Feb-2020 to 14:57

S/African minister reveals deficit budget, hard work lays head

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s troubled economy can achieve growth despite a projected deficit expenditure of R1.95 trillion (about US$128.4 billion) against a revenue of R1.58 trillion in the 2020/2021 financial year, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

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25-Feb-2020 to 18:26

Malawi’s Parliament passes new laws on elections

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi Parliament has passed electoral reforms amendment bill following an order by the constitutional court to discuss and pass before the fresh elections in June this year.

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14-Feb-2020 to 10:15

Ex-Botswana leader appointed chair of Ibrahim Prize committee

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has appointed former Botswana president Festus Mogae as the new chair of the Prize Committee for the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, APA learnt here Friday.

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11-Feb-2020 to 11:44

Rwanda dismisses 47 judges over corruption

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — In a major crackdown on judiciary in Rwanda, 47 judges have been dismissed between 2005 and 2019 in Rwanda, the country's President of the Supreme Court revealed in a document obtained by APA Tuesday in Kigali.

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07-Feb-2020 to 15:07

Liberia executive order suspends tariff on rice

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Manneh Weah has with immediate effect issued an executive order suspending tariff on Liberia's staple food rice.

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