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    • Kenyatta leads tribute to fallen Kenyan multiparty icon

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday led Kenyans in paying emotional tributes to Kenneth Matiba, a revered icon of the fight for multiparty democracy in what became known as the se...

    • Big diamond discovered in Botswana

      APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp late Thursday announced the recovery of a 472 carat, top light brown gem diamond, the third largest diamond ever discovered from its 100% owned Ka...

    • SADC picks Chissano as Madagascar crisis mediator

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) has picked Mozambique's former president-cum diplomat Joaquim Chissano to mediate in Madagascar’s political crisis.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 17:57

    Burkina to host African Zone III karate championship

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso will host the 17th African Karate Championship from 18 to 22nd April in Ouagadougou, the country’s federation for the sport announced on Tuesday.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 12:50

    Togo’s public servants on new four-day strike

    APA-Lomé (Togo) — Togolese public servants, at the call of the Confederation of trade union workers of Togo (STT), begin Tuesday a new 4 days in a row strike, the union said in a statement transmitted Monday to the government.

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    13-Apr-2018 to 19:04

    Pupil killed, teacher seized in Burkina locality

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — A primary school pupil was killed and a teacher kidnapped at the Bouro Primary School in the town of Nassoumboun, northern Burkina Faso by unidentified armed men on Thursday evening, APA learnt from reliable sources.

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    13-Apr-2018 to 12:30

    ‘Burkina Faso marching toward progress’ - PM

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso, which had a growth rate of 6.7 per cent in 2017, is resolutely pursuing a “march towards progress” facilitated by the government’s policy “against social inequalities and corruption,” Prime Minister Paul Kaba Tiheba has said.

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    12-Apr-2018 to 19:38

    Burkina eyes 45pc energy access by 2020

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The ambition of the Burkinabe government is to raise the electricity access rate from 20 percent currently to 45 percent by 2020, Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba said in Ouagadougou on Thursday.

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    12-Apr-2018 to 19:18

    Ouagadougou to host UN youth leaders summit

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, will host a summit of the Young Leaders of the United Nations on May 21, a communiqué from the weekly cabinet meeting said on Thursday.

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    06-Apr-2018 to 16:16

    Burkina coup trial postponed again

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The trial of the suspected author of the September 2015 failed coup in Burkina Faso scheduled to resume Friday has been moved to 9 May.

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