16-Jan-2020 to 15:39

Gambia: Tensions mar demo for Jammeh's return

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Tensions have flared up in The Gambia where anti-riot police were involved in angry exchanges with protesters who took to the streets on Thursday to call for an end to former president Yahya Jammeh's exile in Equatorial Guinea.

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15-Jan-2020 to 13:11

Mozambique: Nyusi urges peace as he takes oath for second term

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday pledged to prioritise the promotion of peace and stability during the next five years as he took oath of office for a second and final term of office following disputed elections held late last year.

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14-Jan-2020 to 19:20

Gambian police withholds permit for anti-Barrow demo

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A Gambian pressure group calling themselves the "Three Years Jotna" (Three Years are Up) movement have been denied permit by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to hold another protest barely a month after taking to the streets to demand that President Adama Barrow step down.

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14-Jan-2020 to 14:15

Why Libya’s revolution has lost its shine

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — It is almost eight years to the day the battered and bloodied corpse of Muammar Gaddafi was laid on a stretcher surrounded by a ragtag band of unconventional gun-totting fighters of the Libyan revolution.

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14-Jan-2020 to 13:23

Kenya’s agriculture minister sacked in Cabinet reshuffle

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday fired the Cabinet Secretary(CS) for agriculture Mwangi Kiunjuri in the latest cabinet reshuffle announced on Tuesday.

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14-Jan-2020 to 13:19

Liberia’s President urges National Legislature to make 2020 most productive year

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah is urging members of the 54th National Legislature to work hard to “make 2020 the most productive year since the 54th Legislature commenced its duties”.

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12-Jan-2020 to 13:54

Gambia: Thousands turn up for pro-Barrow demo

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Thousands of Gambians on Sunday staged a peaceful protest in support of President Adama Barrow's decision to complete the remainder of his mandate in accordance with the constitution.

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