18-Aug-2020 to 13:24

Amnesty Int'l apologises over "flawed" Ethiopia report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Amnesty International has apologised for an error disseminated by its communications team in a recent report about Ethiopia.

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15-Aug-2020 to 12:19

Malawi: Ex president and wife's bank accounts frozen

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The new Malawian government has frozen bank accounts belonging to former president Peter Mutharika and his wife Gertrude Maseko, APA can report on Saturday.,

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14-Aug-2020 to 19:36

Anti-Ouattara protests: 3 die, 58 arrested

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Three people were killed and 58 others arrested in Cote d’Ivoire during opposition demonstrations against a third term bid for the presidency by President Alassane Ouattara in next October's elections, spokesman for the national police Chief Commissioner Bleu Charlemagne has said.

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13-Aug-2020 to 13:46

Simone Gbagbo chided over Ouattara third term jibe

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The women of Ivory Coast's ruling ‘Rassemblement des Houphouetistes pour la Democratie et la Paix (Rhdp) have protested comments attributed to former First Lady Mrs. Simone Gbagbo, describing the candidacy of incumbent president Alassane Ouattara in the October 31, 2020 presidential election as “unconstitutional".

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12-Aug-2020 to 17:02

Guinea presidential election set for October 18

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The President of Guinea, Alpha Condé announced on Tuesday evening on national television that the presidential election will indeed take place on October 18 as planned by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI).

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10-Aug-2020 to 16:47

Mauritania’s Ghazouani wants to “restart the machine” (analyst)

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian journalist Bakari Guèye said the advent of a new government in his country is the result of the president’s desire to give substance to his campaign promises.

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10-Aug-2020 to 13:45

S/Africa: Ex-minister accepts Zuma's apology – Lawyer

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom on Monday accepted an apology from former president Jacob Zuma for his tweet last year in which he accused Hanekom of being “a known enemy agent,” Hanekom’s lawyer has said.

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