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    • Nigeria's broadband penetration hits 31%

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian broadband penetration has hit 30.9 percent, surpassing the 30 percent recorded before November 2018, according to the data produced by the National Broad Band Plan.

    • ECOWAS urges implementation of free movement

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on member states to domesticate and effectively implement the protocol on the free movement of goods and persons t...

    • Buhari tasks governors on tackling infrastructure deficit

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has met with 36 governors in Abuja and tasked them on the need to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficit in states in order to revamp the...

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    14-Jan-2018 to 17:00

    Burkina premiers film on gender violence

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s celebrated film director, Fanta Regina Nacro, has released “Dix films pour un Combat” (Ten Films for a Fight), which critiques violence against women in her country.

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    05-Jan-2018 to 15:13

    Business comes to a standstill as Swazis take part in Incwala ceremony

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Business came to a standstill in Swaziland on Friday as the country participated in the annual Incwala cultural ceremony.

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    28-Dec-2017 to 14:27

    S/Africa: Zuma, nation pay tribute to fallen artiste

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday joined his compatriots to pay tribute to the Afro-pop singer, songwriter and producer, Robbie Malinga, who passed away on Christmas Day.

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    22-Dec-2017 to 17:23

    King Mswati goes into annual seclusion

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — King Mswati III of Swaziland has gone into the annual cultural seclusion, where he will be away from the public eye for almost three months, APA can report on Friday.

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    14-Dec-2017 to 15:52

    Manu Dibango to sponsor Cameroon music contest

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Renowned saxophonist Manu Dibango is the godfather of a national music competition called "MÜTZIG STAR", APA learned Thursday from the organizers of the event.

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    11-Dec-2017 to 17:18

    Swazis slaughter thousands of cattle for national events

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland annually slaughters thousands of cattle as part of traditional events such as the Incwala National Prayer usually held in December.

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    15-Nov-2017 to 13:06

    Senegal’s Adama Aly Pam named new Director of UNESCO

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “South African President Jacob Zuma, speaking on behalf of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has expressed hope there would be 'no unconstitutional changes' of government in Zimbabwe, as that would be contrary to both SADC and African Union positions,” according to wire service and BBC news reports seen by APA Wednesday.

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