POLITIQUES | POLITICS

09-Jul-2020 to 20:36

German police raid homes of suspected Jammeh hitmen

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Investigators in Germany have arrested and detained seven self-confessed henchmen of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh linked to gross human rights violations over a 22-year period, APA can report on Thursday quoting the German investigative website tagesschau.

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09-Jul-2020 to 16:20

Sudanese ministers quit en masse to allow reforms

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Several ministers in Sudan have tendered their resignations to Prime Minister Dr Abdoul Hamdok, paving the way for him to introduce reforms in his government, APA can report from Khartoum on Thursday.

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09-Jul-2020 to 13:09

Cote d'Ivoire mourns late PM Coulibaly

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire Amadou Gon Coulibaly died in Abidjan at the age of 61, six days after returning from Paris where he underwent heart surgery, the secretary general of the presidency, Patrick Achi, told national television, RTI1.

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09-Jul-2020 to 12:35

No request received for Gbagbo’s home return - Ivorian govt spokesman

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Ivory Coast “has not received any request whatsoever” regarding former President Laurent Gbagbo’s alleged request to return to the country, government spokesman Sidi Tiémoko Touré has said.

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07-Jul-2020 to 12:07

Senegal: Ruling party ousts ex ECOWAS MP

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Disciplinary Committee of Senegal’s ruling ‘Alliance pour la Republique’ (APR) have announced \'axing" from their ranks the second Vice-Speaker of the Senegalese National Assembly, Moustapha Cisse Lo, for insulting fellow party members.

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07-Jul-2020 to 11:42

Malawi: Covid-19 fears as independence day events cancelled

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The new authorities in Malawi have cancelled main events around the country's independence anniversary over fears of a possible spike in coronavirus cases, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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07-Jul-2020 to 09:29

Uganda: Trio arrested for "stealing" President Museveni's land

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Three men have been arrested and arraigned before a Ugandan court after they were linked to improper conduct over a parcel of land ostensibly belonging to President Yoweri Museveni, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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