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Ethiopia's security forces wanted Oromos to kill Abiy: Attorney General

APRNEWS - Ethiopia’s attorney general on Monday made several damning revelations including the role played by security forces in planning an attempted assassination on prime minister Abiy Ahmed.

Abiy, who became premier in April and has since implemented a reformist agenda, survived a grenade attack at rally in the capital in June.


We are winning war on corruption: Ramaphosa briefs diplomats

APRNEWS - South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa has charged the country’s diplomats to lead the push for attracting investment into the economy, adding that government is doing all it can to make their efforts to convince investors easier.

Ramaphosa, who was addressing a Heads of Mission Conference in Pretoria on Tuesday urged ambassadors to tell the world that South Africa is open for business.


Uganda president outlines strategies to curb insecurity, corruption

APRNEWS - Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Saunday announced a direct toll-free line to his office as part of efforts to combat corruption in the country. He also outlined a three-pronged strategy to curb rising insecurity.

Museveni, in an address to the nation identified corruption as the first of six areas of weakness in his government and said he was committed to rooting it out.


Buhari tells Nigerians to 'rise above personal' interest in Eid-ul Adha message

APRNEWS - President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged Nigerians to rise above personal, group, sectarian and other interests, and instead promote harmony and tolerance.

The president’s message, delivered as he celebrated the global Muslim holiday of Eid-ul Adha in his home town of Daura in Katsina State, about 500km north of the capital, Abuja.



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