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CONGO : Interior minister said to be victim of €400,000 bank scam

June 2, 2021
Brazzaville has been buzzing with speculation over which minister’s bank account was robbed of €400,000. Source link

Zimbabwe: Ex-Health Minister Dismisses ‘Unnecessary’ Kwekwe Lockdown

May 26, 2021
Former Health Minister and top MDC Alliance official, Henry Madzorera has described the government decreed localised lockdown in Kwekwe as nothing but an assault on the church which has become the only institution seemingly complying with the order. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga who doubles as a Health Minister last week imposed a 14-day lockdown on

Africa: Former UK Prime Minister & Chancellor, Gordon Brown's Prepared Remarks to WHO Press Conference

May 3, 2021
[WHO] Geneva — Each week for the past 10 weeks we’ve seen increases in COVID cases. Source link

South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize Confirms 1,387 More Cases of Covid-19

March 29, 2021
As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 544 466. Click here for statistics. Today, 46 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 7, Gauteng 16, Kwa-Zulu Natal 14, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 8, which

Zimbabwe: Minister Coventry Unpacks Sport Resumption Format

March 17, 2021
Youth, Sport, Arts, and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry has clarified how sport will resume and insisted medium and high-risk sport still have to follow the Sports Commission standard operating procedures. Cabinet announced yesterday that all sport has resumed following further relaxation of Covid-19 measures. Minister Coventry today unpacked the roadmap for sport resumption during a

GHANA : Transport minister urged to take action over Maersk's new Tema Port fee

March 15, 2021
The new $60 tax Danish shipping giant Maersk will apply as of 15 March to each container unloaded in the Merdian Port Services has sent shock waves among the importers, exporters and freight companies that use the port. Source link

EQUATORIAL GUINEA : Oil minister Obiang offers Trident glimmer of hope for Zafiro

March 4, 2021
The meeting was never made public. But according to our sources, two of oil minister Gabriel Obiang Lima’s closest aides met last October in Dubai with Trident Energy to discuss the Zafiro field, currently in the hands of ExxonMobil.In a Source link

GHANA : Foreign minister Botchway, centrepiece of Akufo Addo's ECOWAS chairmanship

January 18, 2021
Ghanaian president Nana Akufo-Addo’s powerful foreign minister for the past four years, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway is to chair a meeting of her ECOWAS colleagues in Mali on 19 January. Source link

Bahrain’s long-serving prime minister dead at 84

November 11, 2020
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain’s Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, one of the world’s longest-serving prime ministers who led his island nation’s government for decades and survived the 2011 Arab Spring protests that demanded his ouster over corruption allegations, died on Wednesday. He was 84. Bahrain’s state-run news agency announced his death, saying