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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The accusation of Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari against a senior media aide to the President and the adoption of the new visa on arrival policy are some of the trending stories in the Nigerian press on Thursday.

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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s allegations, that power utility Eskom’s failure to provide adequate electricity nationwide was due to sabotage, has been rejected by the National Union of Metal Workers (Numsa), the union said on Wednesday.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopians and Eritreans residing in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday staged a rally in front of Grand Hotel to express their delight and congratulate Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed for winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s former military ruler Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings has shrugged off allegations by one of his June 4, 1979 allies, Major Boakye Gyan, that he had murdered several army officers after staging a successful coup that year.

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APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — In its latest Human Development Index (HDI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reported a breakthrough in life expectancy in Chad, which rose from 47 to 54 years, an increase of seven years.

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APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya is positioning itself to act as a bridge between Africa and the people of the Caribbean.

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