06-Dec-2019 to 00:40

Ethiopia: Referendum okays new Sidama region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The final results of the referendum held on November 20 for the statehood of the Sidama zone showed that 97.7 percent of the electors voted for an autonomous self-rule, according to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE).

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02-Dec-2019 to 18:43

G/Bissau: CNE files complaint against President

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Guinea-Bissau's president of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), José Pedro Sambú, announced on Monday that he had filed a complaint against José Mário Vaz, on the grounds that the incumbent president accused the institution of having played a role in programming the poster for the second round of the presidential election.

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29-Nov-2019 to 14:14

Mauritania: President, predecessor drift apart

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s 59th year of independence which fell on November 28 was heavily overshadowed by signs of a rift between current President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani and his predecessor Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz.

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28-Nov-2019 to 21:46

Guinea opposition hints at new anti-Conde strategy

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinean opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo on Thursday in Conakry hinted at a new strategy to enforce the laws of the country and stop President Alpha Conde from running for a third term.

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24-Nov-2019 to 11:58

Ethiopia gets new regional state

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Sidama zone of Ethiopia has turned as the country's newest regional state after its people gained a landslide victory in the recent referendum.

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23-Nov-2019 to 11:58

S/Leone: Opposition in joint motion to amend controversial Finance Act

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A bipartisan motion has been passed to challenge the increasingly controversial 2020 Financial Act of Sierra Leone, APA learnt in Freetown on Saturday.

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21-Nov-2019 to 18:09

Rwandan court defers deported rebel spokesperson's trial

APA -Kigali (Rwanda) — The High Court in Nyanza, southern Rwanda has postponed to 24 December the trial of the spokesperson of the so called National Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FLN), Maj. Callixte Nsabimana, a judicial source disclosed to APA Thursday in Kigali.

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