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    • Chadian athletes off to African Youth Games

      APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — A Chadian delegation comprising athletes and officials, flew to Algiers on Sunday to take part in the African Youth Games.

    • Buhari visiting Netherlands

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for the Netherlands, a country with which Nigeria has €3 billion trade volume in the first quarter of 2018.

    • Brussels to host Somalia partnership conference

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Brussels will play host to a two-day conference bringing together donors, humanitarian and development actors, to deliberate on issues that will catapult Somalia to peace, security...

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    02-Jun-2018 to 13:30

    Niger launches campaign to promote local milk

    APA-Niamey (Niger) — The Nigerien Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Albade Abouba, on Friday in Niamey launched the Campaign for the Defence and Promotion of Locally-produced Milk.

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    01-Jun-2018 to 12:18

    Sweden to support drought-hit farmers in Sahel

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Sweden will help drought-stricken farmers and pastoralists in the Sahel countries, especially in Burkina Faso and Mali, particularly affected by the protracted harsh weather.

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    29-May-2018 to 20:22

    AfDB backs agribusiness promo in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed an agreement worth $1.5 million to prepare a master plan to strengthen integrated agribusiness and infrastructure development in the provinces of Niassa and Cabo Delgado, both in the north of the country, APA can report on Tuesday.

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    28-May-2018 to 18:58

    Mauritania vaccinates 7.3m cattle

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Some 7.3 million heads of cattle in Mauritania have been vaccinated against contagious diseases during the 2017/2018 season, according to an official from the Livestock ministry.

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    28-May-2018 to 18:13

    Benin: Cotton seed price up by CFA5

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The price per kilogram of cotton seed for this season in Benin has increased by CFA 5, selling for CFA265 for the first choice and CFA215 for the second, the Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries ministry announced in a statement on Monday.

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    27-May-2018 to 15:54

    Q1-2018: Senegal’s cotton output suffers sharp drop

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s cotton production, in the first quarter of 2018, registered a sharp drop of 52.1 percent, compared to the same period in 2017, APA learned from the Textile Fiber Development Company (SODEFITEX).

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    21-May-2018 to 18:31

    Horticulture: Pioneering green tech could tackle Kenya pestilence

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A new green technological initiative is being introduced in Kenya with a view to tackling pestilence and shore up horticultural productivity in the East African nation.

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