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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13-Dec-2019 to 14:51

Sierra Leone: Parliament expunges controversial non-accountable imprest

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s parliament on Friday heeded public call by voting to remove a controversial section in the 2020 Finance Act which gave carte blanche spending rights to the president, Vice President and the Speaker of Parliament.

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13-Dec-2019 to 09:50

Ghana: US Envoy, four others call for enforcement of anti-corruption laws

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The US Envoy to Ghana Stephanie Sullivan and other four envoys to Ghana have called on government to enforce its anti-corruption laws saying it is the most effective remedy to curtail the costly consequences of corruption.

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11-Dec-2019 to 17:36

Ethiopians, Eritreans in Norway fete PM Ahmed

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopians and Eritreans residing in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday staged a rally in front of Grand Hotel to express their delight and congratulate Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed for winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

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11-Dec-2019 to 11:38

Botswana leader hints at plot for regime change

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi believes that some of his compatriots have engaged in a conspiracy with unnamed foreign nationals to effect regime change, APA can reveal here Wednesday.

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10-Dec-2019 to 11:36

Rwanda's CPI up in November 2019

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 6.9 percent year on year in November, the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) said Tuesday.

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09-Dec-2019 to 15:11

S/Africa’s troubled railways firm placed under administration

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s state-owned Passenger Rail Agency (PRASA), a victim of corruption under former president Jacob Zuma, has been placed under administration with immediate effect, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Monday.

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