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    29-Nov-2018 to 17:50

    Gambia tributes as late media oracle buried

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Glowing tributes have been pouring in thick and fast from the Gambian media fraternity since the death of veteran journalist and publisher, Suwaebou Conateh on Wednesday evening at the age of 74.

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    28-Nov-2018 to 09:18

    Namibian press focuses on Swapo court victory, others

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The ruling party’s court victory, no salary increase for public servants and plans by a Russian billionaire to bring an international accommodation chain to Namibia are the main stories in the local press on Wednesday.

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    26-Nov-2018 to 15:56

    Guinea: Tax, helmet regulations for motorcycle taxis

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Motorcycle taxis driving around Conakry will pay taxes to the communes of the Guinean capital as from 1st January 2019.

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    19-Nov-2018 to 09:46

    Namibian press highlights SWAPO congress court challenge, others

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Top news in the Namibian press on Monday included an attempt to stop the ruling SWAPO party’s forthcoming extraordinary congress and warning bells over the ballooning government wage bill.

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    16-Nov-2018 to 16:47

    Gabon suspends BBC Afrique reporter

    APA – Libreville (Gabon) — A BBC Afrique reporter in Gabon, Charles Stephane Mavoungou has been slapped a month-long suspension by the country’s High Authority of Communication (HAC) for apparently misinforming listeners.

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    15-Nov-2018 to 16:59

    Moroccan king, Macron launch high-speed rail line

    APA-Tangier (Morocco) — Moroccan king Mohammed VI and visiting French President, Emmanuel Macron, Thursday jointly launched a high-speed railway line that connects the coastal city of Tangier and Casablanca.

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    14-Nov-2018 to 12:04

    S/Africa’s state broadcaster holds consultations over retrenchments – Official

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African Broadcasting Corporation Board and senior executives have told Members of Parliament that they have begun a process to consult labour unions over its intention to retrench permanent staffers and freelancers from the broadcaster’s payroll.

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