GOUVERNANCE | GOVERNANCE

10-Jul-2020 to 11:04

Nigerian press focuses on planned signing of the revised 2020 budget, others

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The signing of the revised 2020 budget by President Buhari and the decision by the Nigerian government to stop subsidizing petrol are the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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09-Jul-2020 to 07:26

Malawi: Chakwera appoints 23-member cabinet

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed a 23-member Malawi cabinet that includes officials from the victorious Tonse Alliance that bankrolled his campaign in last month’s presidential election rerun.

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08-Jul-2020 to 17:52

Ex-Rwandan MP may face criminal charges after damning accusations

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The prospect of criminal charges against former Rwandan Prime Minister Pierre Damien Habumuremyi currently under detention at a Police station in Kigali has increased after Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) disclosed Wednesday damning revelations confirming bouncing cheques worth 100 million Rwandan francs that were issued by the former top Government official.

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29-Jun-2020 to 16:48

Burundi’s new President unveils agenda amid daunting challengess

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The new Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye has briefly outlined his plan for internal and foreign policies in line with his agenda to continue with its predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza' s strategy, a demi-decade after the tiny East African nation has been embroiled in a spiralling political crisis.

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29-Jun-2020 to 13:43

New Malawi leader appoints interim cabinet

APA-Lilongwe (South Africa) — Newly-elected Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed a five-member “emergency” cabinet to lay the groundwork for future appointments as his Malawi Congress Party and coalition partners UTM steer the country for the first time in 26 years, his office said on Monday.

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12-Jun-2020 to 15:00

Congolese Court requires 20 years in prison against Vital Kamerhe

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The president of the High Court of La Gombe, Kinshasa, has requested 20 years in prison against Vital Kamerhe, in connection with the trial of the so-called “Hundred Days Programme” case.

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12-Jun-2020 to 06:50

Ramaphosa appoints members of S/Africa’s SOE council

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A new membership for the Presidential State-Owned Enterprises Council has been appointed to assist parastatals achieve financial sustainability, the presidency announced on Thursday.

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