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    11-Dec-2018 to 14:36

    ECOWAS experts eye common cultural policy

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — Cultural experts from the 15 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) began a meeting on Tuesday in Cotonou to discuss the harmonization of their cultural policies.

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    26-Nov-2018 to 12:34

    Gounghin Live Music Festival kicks off Friday in Ouaga

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — The 3rd edition of the Gounghin Live Music Festival (FEMULIG) will be held from November 30 to December 2, 2018 in Ouagadougou, the organizing committee reported Sunday.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 17:18

    Zimbabwe: Inflation rate soars to 10-year high

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s inflation rate soared to a 10-year high in October on the back of price spiral in the past two months triggered by a shortage of basic commodities, official data showed on Tuesday.

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    09-Nov-2018 to 12:49

    King Mswati III goes into seclusion

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — It is that time of the year again when King Mswati III of eSwatini disappears from the public eye for over three months, to mark the Incwala ceremony.

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    23-Oct-2018 to 09:31

    Kenya: JKIA passenger arrival increases by 8.2 percent in September

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Jomo Kenyatta International Airport’s (JKIA) passenger throughput in September 2018 increased by 8.2 percent from the figure recorded same month in 2017 to hit 687,669 passengers.

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    10-Oct-2018 to 18:08

    Six out every ten French speakers live in Africa - Study

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Six out every ten users of French living in Africa, a study commissioned by the observatory of the language finds.

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    29-Aug-2018 to 20:40

    eSwatini monarch commissions 100, 000 maidens at Reed Dance

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini's King Mswati III on Wednesday commissioned about 100, 000 maidens to go out to fetch the other reed.

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