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RAMAPHOSA AGREES TO SET UP COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORP

| August 17, 2018

PRETORIA-- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed to set up a Commission of Inquiry into alleged improprieties at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa's largest fund manager, the Ministry of Finance said here Thursday.

Further to the statement of …

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Zimbabwe Court to Hear Opposition Election Challenge Aug. 22

| August 16, 2018

Zimbabwe's ruling party and opposition say the Constitutional Court will hear the opposition's challenge to the presidential election results on Aug. 22.

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa narrowly lost to President Emmerson Mnangagwa but Chamisa's party alleges "gross mathematical errors." It …

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7,000 DELEGATES EXPECTED AT ITU TELECOM WORLD CONFERENCE IN DURBAN SEPT 10-13

| August 15, 2018

DURBAN-- More than 7,000 delegates from around the world are expected to gather at Durban's Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre for the Telecom World conference, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) from Sept 10 to 13,

The event …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP COURT RULES APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS INVALID

| August 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG-- The Constitutional Court, South Africa's highest court, has ruled that Shaun Abrahams's appointment as the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) was constitutionally invalid and has subsequently dismissed with costs the appeal by him and by the National Prosecuting …

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Vote Counting Under Way in Mali After Presidential Runoff

| August 13, 2018

Vote counting is under way following the second and final round in Mali's presidential election. Voting on Sunday was peaceful, but many Malians are cynical about their country's political system, and most did not vote.

Concerns about Islamist attacks may …

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