Wednesday, January 7, 2009

VOA Africa News Summary - News from Voice of America

Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa.

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Ghana's President John Atta Mills being sworn in to office in Accra, 07 Jan 2009 Ghana Inaugurates New President
John Atta-Mills won closely-contested election to succeed outgoing President John Kufuor

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (file photo) Zimbabwe's Mugabe Appoints Temporary Ministers  Audio Clip Available
President says he is waiting for MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to join government as prime minister before permanent Cabinet named

[insert caption here] DRC Province May Have More Than 40 Ebola Cases  Audio Clip Available
World Health Organization says 13 deaths reported in Western Kasai

Museveni Uganda Government Dismisses LRA Ceasefire Demands  Audio Clip Available
Uganda President, Yoweri Museveni's government is dismissing as nonsensical demands by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels for an immediate ceasefire.

"We have no intention of clinging on to power," Camara said Guinea's Neighbors and Partners Use Foreign Aid to Press for Democratic Reform  Audio Clip Available
US,AU,and ECOWAS say military junta is unacceptable, and urge timely return to civilian rule

Jean Ping (file photo) AU Determined to Keep Peacekeepers in Somalia  Audio Clip Available
AU commission chairman Ping chides Security Council for reluctance to get involved in Somalia

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