08-Oct-2020 to 15:35

Guinea’s presidential candidates urged to refrain from fuelling ethnic divisions

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, on Thursday in a statement, called on all candidates in the October 18 presidential election in Guinea to refrain from fuelling ethnic divisions for political reasons.

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02-Oct-2020 to 11:41

Sudanese PM jets to Juba for landmark peace signing

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has left for South Sudan’s capital Juba ahead of the landmark signing of a peace deal with militia groups active in the country.

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01-Oct-2020 to 21:36

Gambia: Barrow appoints new Trade minister, bank governor

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — President Adama Barrow on Thursday appointed Mr. Bakary Jammeh as his country's new Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration, and Employment, twenty-four hours after his predecessor was sacked by the Gambian leader.

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29-Sep-2020 to 17:14

Togo names new Prime Minister

APA-Lomé (Togo) — The President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé on Monday 28 September appointed Victoire Sidémého Tomégah-Dogbé as Prime Minister.

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29-Sep-2020 to 17:12

Cote d’Ivoire issues final voters’ list

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The final voters’ list for the October 31 presidential poll in Cote d’Ivoire has 7,495,082 voters for 10,815 polling places, the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) announced Tuesday in Abidjan.

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27-Sep-2020 to 07:05

Ethiopia files lawsuits against 5728 over mass killing

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Attorney General has filled lawsuits against 5728 suspects over the killings of more than 200 civilians that occurred following the death of prominent Oromo singer Hachalu Hundessa in June.

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26-Sep-2020 to 17:41

Mali transition underway but Ecowas sanctions still in force

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The West African regional bloc Ecowas continue to maintain sanctions on Mali hours after Retired Colonel Bah N’daw and serving Colonel Assimi Goïta took the oath of office as President and Vice President respectively to lead the country to general elections.

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