24-Sep-2020 to 12:00

S/Africa: Zuma challenges Ramaphosa’s leadership in letter – again

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma has penned a second missive to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa demanding explanation on how the incumbent financed his campaign to win the ruling African National Congress’ leadership about three years ago.

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23-Sep-2020 to 09:15

Shock, outrage as Gambian MPs shoot down draft constitution bill

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — This is general shock and outrage in The Gambia after parliamentarians failed to back a proposed draft constitution that would have replaced the one which has been in force since 1997, APA can report on Wednesday.

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22-Sep-2020 to 17:38

Retired officer to lead Mali transition

APA - Bamako (Mali) — Bah N'daw, a retired colonel-major and former defense minister, was chosen on Monday (September 21) to lead a transition tothe restoration of constitutional order in Mali.

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19-Sep-2020 to 18:08

Ethiopia can hold elections with necessary precaution against COVID-19-Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Ministry of Health recommended that the country can hold elections with the necessary precaution measures against coronavirus pandemic.

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16-Sep-2020 to 17:25

S/Africa’s opposition to sue ANC over illegal use of army jet

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday it is taking the ruling African National Congress in the wake of a scandal involving the illegal use of an air force jet by a party delegation that visited Zimbabwe last week.

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15-Sep-2020 to 17:26

Ivory Coast’s Constitutional Council accused of lacking independence

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The president of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) Affi Nguessan said the Constitutional Council has “missed the historic opportunity to mark its independence” by accepting the candidacy of the “manifestly ineligible” incumbent leader, Alassane Ouattara.

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15-Sep-2020 to 17:09

C/d’Ivoire: Soro “vigorously contests” presidential bid rejection

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The former house speaker of Cote d’Ivoire’s National Assembly, Guillaume Soro, is “vigorously contesting” the rejection of his candidacy for the October 31 presidential election in Cote d’Ivoire.

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