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    • Gambia’s Barrow gets €1bl donor handshake

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — International donors have pledged at least €1.45 billion ($1.71 billion) to support the new government in The Gambia to achieve its five-year development plan.

    • Senegal: Extractive industry rebounds in March

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's extractive industrial output picked up in March 2018, after a slight decline the previous month, the National Agency of Statistics and Population (ANSD) said in a stateme...

    • Mauritania: Over 16,000 children 'vunerable'

      APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s Social Affairs, Childhood and Family Affairs minister, Maimouna Mint Mohamed Taghi has warned that 16,469 children in the country are vulnerable.

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    10-Oct-2014 to 10:45

    Jamaican artiste cancels Zimbabwe show over Ebola fears

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Jamaican reggae artiste Konshens has cancelled his much-awaited Zimbabwean show due to safety Ebola fears, organisers said Friday.

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    04-Oct-2014 to 20:46

    Nigeria\'s First Lady wants harmful practices against widows abolished

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria\'s First Lady Patience Jonathan has called for the abolition of all harmful practices against widows in the country.

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    25-Sep-2014 to 12:33

    S/Africa on track to achieving common heritage - Ramaphosa

    APA-Orkney (South Africa) — South Africa is heading towards the right direction of bridging the racial gap, where all people will be bound by a common diverse heritage, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    25-Sep-2014 to 12:28

    Zuma sends New Year wishes to South Africa’s Jewish community

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — While South Africans across the country celebrated Heritage Day, the country’s Jewish community also gathered in their homes and synagogues to usher in Rosh Hashanah, an occasion that celebrates the Jewish New Year, on Wednesday.

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    24-Sep-2014 to 12:14

    Namibia denies visas to popular Nigerian musical group due to Ebola

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) – — Thousands of music lovers who have already bought tickets for the gig music show to be staged by Nigerian popular R&B outfit, P-Square, this weekend are in for a big disappointment, as the popular twins are struggling to get visas due to Namibia’s policy over Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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    19-Sep-2014 to 12:28

    Sudanese film wins Toronto international festival award

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — A Sudanese documentary film which tells the story of the war in the Sudan’s trouble region of South Kordofan has won an international award at the 39th International Film Festival of Toronto in Canada. The film; “Beats of the Antonov” has been shot and directed by the Sudanese film maker Hajooj Kuka.

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    18-Sep-2014 to 15:42

    S/Africa gov’t provides support for black film makers

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched a new incentive programme to support emerging black filmmakers in order to encourage them to make big film productions that will assist in the creation of jobs in the country, a senior official said Thursday.

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