01-Jan-2020 to 13:59

Rwanda’s President urges citizens to look forward to Vision 2050

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has urged Rwandans to set their sights beyond 2020 to ambitions set out in Vision 2050 as a new development strategy to succeed the outdated "Vision 2020".

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30-Dec-2019 to 09:47

Rwandan senior civil servant relieved of duties for alleged "abuse" of office

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The current head of the Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) Seraphine Mukantabana has been relieved of her duties with "immediate effects", an official statement from the Prime Minister Office in Kigali confirmed Monday.

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28-Dec-2019 to 16:00

Ethiopia: 50 individuals charged with corruption

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The High Court in Ethiopia has charged 50 people including the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) engineer Azeb Asnake with corruption and alleged misuse of public power.

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21-Dec-2019 to 12:35

Ethiopia’s draft proclamation on hate speech can curtail freedom of expression-R...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s draft Proclamation on Hate Speech and Disinformation Prevention and Suppression can significantly curtail freedom of expression if approved, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has cautioned.

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19-Dec-2019 to 13:37

S/Africa: Two former power utility execs nabbed for fraud

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Two former managers from South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom have been arrested on allegations of involvement in manipulation of contractual agreements involving procurement transactions at Kusile Power Station in Mpumalanga Province, the South African Police Services (SAPS) announced on Thursday.

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17-Dec-2019 to 19:41

Ghanaian leader swears in 45 superior court judges

APA-Accra (Ghana) — President Akufo-Addo has called on judges of the superior courts to exhibit honesty, integrity and sound knowledge of the law in the discharge of their duties, warning that there will no tolerance of acts of corruption from their type.

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13-Dec-2019 to 19:25

Sierra Leone: New Deputy Health minister gets parliamentary nod

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio’s nominee as Deputy Minister for Health 2 has been approved by parliament, nearly a month after his latest cabinet reshuffle.

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