24-Aug-2020 to 16:52

Guinea’s opposition UFDG in talks over possible poll run

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The main opposition Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) has consulted with its federal offices over whether to participate in the October 18 presidential election.

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23-Aug-2020 to 15:39

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pleads with ANC leaders to end corruption

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday took to pen and paper to write to fellow ruling National African Congress party members, urging them to end rampant corruption in their ranks in order to regain the people’s trust.

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21-Aug-2020 to 18:06

Guinea: Abdoul Kabele Camara running for president

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s former Defense Minister, Abdoul Kabele Camara, was designated last Wednesday as a candidate for the October 18 presidential election, at the end of a convention of his party, the ‘Rassemblement des Guineens pour le développement’ (RGD).

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21-Aug-2020 to 16:19

Ivorian police clamp down on women's anti-Ouattara protest

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Ivorian police on Friday thwarted a march in Abidjan by women opposed to President Alassane Ouattara’s bid for a third term in October's presidential election.

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20-Aug-2020 to 17:56

Mali Mutiny: ECOWAS calls for IBK reinstatement

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday called for “the reinstatement of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita,” who was overthrown by military putschists.

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20-Aug-2020 to 12:29

Ivorian workshop spotlights hate speech amid elections

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — A workshop on combating hate speech and promoting social cohesion during the electoral period in Cote d’Ivoire was held on Wednesday in Abidjan in the presence of representatives of the UN system in Cote d’Ivoire, civil society organisations, journalists, bloggers and law enforcement officials.

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19-Aug-2020 to 18:09

Mali putschists intend power transition

APA - Bamako (Mali) — The military who have seized power in Mali and forced President Ibrahima Boubacar Keita to resign, have promised to organize general elections within a “reasonable period of time.”

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