Uhuru Kenyatta summoned by ICC

Uhuru Kenyatta summoned by ICC

President Uhuru Kenyatta has been summoned by the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague to explain the whereabouts of documents prosecutors are requesting to prepare a ...

Training of polling station officials begins in Mozambique

Training of polling station officials begins in Mozambique

Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) and its executive arm, the Technical Secretariat of Electoral Administration (STAE), have begun training 130,000 polling station ...

US issues travel alert ahead of Mozambique polls

US issues travel alert ahead of Mozambique polls

The United States Foreign Department on Saturday issued a travel alert for US citizens living in or traveling to Mozambique as the southern African nation prepares to hold general ...

Zuma pays tribute to outgoing central bank governor

Zuma pays tribute to outgoing central bank governor

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday paid his tribute to outgoing South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus for her excellent service during her five-year leadership ...

Families, S/African gov’t work to find loved ones in Nigeria

Families, S/African gov’t work to find loved ones in Nigeria

The South African government has received overwhelming response from South Africans whose loved ones were still missing a week after the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) ...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe appoints 17 new ambassadors

Zimbabwe: Mugabe appoints 17 new ambassadors

President Robert Mugabe on Friday announced 17 ambassadors to represent Zimbabwe in several missions around the world.The 17, comprising those reposted to other missions and those ...

S/African police release 2013/14 crime stats

S/African police release 2013/14 crime stats

The South African Police Service on Friday released the country's crime statistics for 2013/14, showing increases and decreases in certain crime categories.For the year under ...

Uhuru Kenyatta summoned by ICC

President Uhuru Kenyatta has been summoned by the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague to explain the whereabouts of documents prosecutors are requesting to prepare a case against him for alleged crimes against humanity.In a statement seen by APA in Nairobi on Saturday, the ICC said Kenyatta has been invited before its tribunal on October 8 over his government's alleged lack of cooperation with ...

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Training of polling station officials begins in Mozambique

Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) and its executive arm, the Technical Secretariat of Electoral Administration (STAE), have begun training 130,000 polling station staff for this year's general elections, APA learnt here Saturday.STAE spokesperson Lucas Jose is quoted in the local media as saying the first group, consisting of 60,000 officials, would conclude their training on September 28 ...

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US issues travel alert ahead of Mozambique polls

The United States Foreign Department on Saturday issued a travel alert for US citizens living in or traveling to Mozambique as the southern African nation prepares to hold general elections next month.The State Department warned in a statement that “electoral periods typically result in localized demonstrations that can turn violent, the possible use of force by security services to handle demonstrations or ...

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Zuma pays tribute to outgoing central bank governor

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday paid his tribute to outgoing South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus for her excellent service during her five-year leadership of the apex bank.Zuma said Marcus had steered the bank during a difficult period characterised by the global economic and financial recession and ensured the achievement and maintenance of stability in the country's economy. “We ...

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Families, S/African gov’t work to find loved ones in Nigeria

The South African government has received overwhelming response from South Africans whose loved ones were still missing a week after the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) guest house collapsed in Nigeria, APA learnt here Saturday.“Since the appeal made to family members to send photographs of their affected loved ones to the operations centre at the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, ...

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe appoints 17 new ambassadors

President Robert Mugabe on Friday announced 17 ambassadors to represent Zimbabwe in several missions around the world.The 17, comprising those reposted to other missions and those replacing recalled or retired former ambassadors, include ex-Zimbabwean envoy to China, Frederick Shava, who was reassigned to represent the southern African country at the United Nations. Other new ambassadors would represent ...

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S/African police release 2013/14 crime stats

The South African Police Service on Friday released the country's crime statistics for 2013/14, showing increases and decreases in certain crime categories.For the year under review, there was an increase in murders, attempted murders and robbery with aggravating circumstances, the records presented before a well-attended press briefing showed. "We are very concerned about this trend," National Police ...

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Togo: Constitutional Court members sworn in

The nine newly appointed members of Togo's Constitutional Court took the oath of office in Lome on Friday, APA can report. The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by President Faure Gnassingbé. They all vowed to work impartially, in accordance with the constitution and preserve the secrecy of votes and proceedings. The members are appointed for a seven-year term which is renewable. Three were appointed by the ...

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Cameroon: Registered voters put at 160,000

Some 160,000 voters in Cameroon, including 5,000 from the Diaspora, have been registered during an exercise to revise the voting lists between early January and late August 2014, according to the electoral body.The state-run Elections Cameroon (ELECAM) for polls and referendums management told APA on Friday that in general, the lack of enthusiasm noted among people who have reached voting age is justified by ...

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Nigerian police deny Amnesty Int’l report of torture, abuse of office

The Nigeria police force have faulted the report issued by Amnesty International of widespread torture, corruption and impunity in the police force. A statement by Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Thursday in Abuja said that there was zero tolerance for corruption and abuse of power and that there was no immunity for impunity in the Nigeria Police Force. The statement noted that while ...

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