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    27-Dec-2017 to 13:32

    2017 mixed blessing for Sierra Leone

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The year 2017 offered mixed blessings for Sierra Leone. There both good and bad news. But three major events, whose impacts are likely to transcend into the New Year, stand out.

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    21-Jul-2017 to 13:18

    Botswana gay activists launch health facility

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) on Friday launched a satellite clinic in the capital Gaborone in an effort to ensure access to health services by its members.

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    20-Jun-2017 to 12:33

    Namibian tribesmen resident in Botswana to launch reparation claim against Germa...

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Scores of Ovaherero and Nama communities residing in Botswana have informed the government of their intention to lodge claims of reparation against the German government, The Telegraph reported here on Tuesday.

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    07-Jun-2017 to 21:07

    Mozambique: Traditional healers linked to killing of bald people

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican police have warned that traditional healers may be involved in the recent murder of bald people, in the central province of Zambezia, apparently to extract their body parts.

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    04-Jun-2017 to 13:26

    Israel pledges $1b in solar energy to ECOWAS members

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed between Tel Aviv and the West African regional grouping ECOWAS, Israel’s leading solar developer will invest $1 billion over the next four years to advance green energy power projects across the 15 member states of the bloc.

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    23-May-2017 to 17:37

    Sudan poised for atomic energy deal

    APA-Khartoum-(Sudan) — Sudan's Minister of Irrigation, Water Resources and Electricity, Motaz Musa has said his country will soon sign a memorandum of understanding with a Russian firm on the peaceful use of atomic energy to harness electricity.

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    19-May-2017 to 18:06

    Ethiopia in all-out move to stem armyworm invasion

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An all-out effort is underway to control the fall armyworm that has infested some parts of Ethiopia, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources on Friday.

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