POLITIQUES | POLITICS

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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10-Sep-2020 to 07:04

Ivory Coast: Opposition decries ill-preparedness of Ivorian election process

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The ‘Parti Democratique de Cote d'Ivoire’ (PDCI, opposition), which denounces the presidential election process of October 31, 2020, does not want “to go to ill-prepared elections,” the party chief executive secretary, Kakou Guikahue told the press on Wednesday.

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05-Sep-2020 to 10:59

Malawi has enough resources to end poverty – Chakwera

APA-Lilongwe (South Africa) — Malawi’s impoverished status is “man-made” because the country has enough natural resources to end its poverty,” President Lazarus Chakwera said on Friday.

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03-Sep-2020 to 14:13

Somali leaders in crunch talks over election

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is in talks with the leaders of the semi autonomous regions of Jubaland and Puntland on Thursday over a common approach to the country's next elections.

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02-Sep-2020 to 12:50

ANC veteran accuses Zuma of instigating ‘regime change’ agenda

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma is seeking “regime change” by instigating a revolt within the ruling African National Congress to remove incumbent President Cyril Ramaphosa from office, a freedom struggle veteran charged on Wednesday.

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01-Sep-2020 to 17:00

Guinea’s Alpha Conde running for third term

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — The ‘Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinee’ (ruling RPG) and parties that have thrown their weight behind President Alpha Conde announces, in a joint statement read Monday evening on national television, his candidacy for the October 8, 2020 presidential election.

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