22-Jan-2019 to 08:41

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa cancels Davos trip

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Online news media Tuesday report that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled his trip to Davos, and is rushing home where there is unrest over a recent increase in fuel prices.

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21-Jan-2019 to 16:34

Guinea: Electoral commission members sworn in

APA-Conakry (Senegal) — The 17 commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in Guinea, recently appointed by President Alpha Condé, were sworn in on Monday, APA can report.

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21-Jan-2019 to 16:21

Landmark Senegambia bridge inaugurated

APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — Gambia’s President Adama Barrow and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall have officially inaugurated a 1.8 km bridge, realizing a decades-old ambition to ease long-standing constraints in the movement of peoples from both banks of the River Gambia.

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21-Jan-2019 to 16:13

MPs want colleague’s arrest over murdered journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian Minority in Parliament has called for the immediate arrest of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, in connection with the gruesome murder of the undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale last week.

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21-Jan-2019 to 15:27

Chad: Déby appoints new Oil and Posts ministers

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deyé — President Idriss Déby of Chad on Monday appointed two new ministers.

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21-Jan-2019 to 15:04

Burkina Faso: New Prime Minister appointed

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — Economist Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré has been appointed Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, the presidency announced Monday in a statement.

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21-Jan-2019 to 11:48

Mali: AQMI claims attack on Chadian peacekeepers

APA-Bamako (Mali) by Alou Diawara — The jihadist group Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, AQMI, has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack in Mali, when 10 Chadian MINUSMA peacekeepers were killed and 25 injured.

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