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02-Feb-2019 to 10:26

CPJ urges knife attack on Cameroon journo probed

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web, and ensure that those who assaulted him are swiftly brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Friday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 18:46

Mauritel workers on indefinite strike

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Workers of the Morocco-Mauritanian telecommunications company (Mauritel), the largest telephone operator in the country, began an indefinite strike, union sources in the company said Wednesday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 13:47

Newspaper copies seized in protest-ridden Sudan

APA-Sudan (Khartoum) — The authorities in Sudan on Tuesday confiscated copies of al-Jareda daily newspaper amidst nationwide protests, demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule.

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22-Jan-2019 to 09:27

AU cancels 'high-level delegation' visit to Kinshasa - Rwandan media

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Union (AU) has called off the visit of a high-level delegation to Kinshasa on Monday, following another a closed-door meeting over the weekend between Rwandan President Paul Kagame and another official delegation from Kinshasa.

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22-Jan-2019 to 08:31

Court orders Zimbabwe’s gov’t to restore internet connectivity

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A Zimbabwean judge has ordered the government to restore internet connectivity which was scrambled following last week’s fuel price hike protests.

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21-Jan-2019 to 09:55

Farafenni bristling with activity ahead of landmark bridge launch

APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — The Gambian border town of Farafenni is bristling with activities ahead of the official opening on Monday of a landmark bridge linking both halves of the country.

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19-Jan-2019 to 12:41

Thousands of Ghanaians attend funeral of slain investigative journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Thousands of Ghanaian mourners on Friday thronged the funeral and burial ceremony of the slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale in Accra.

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