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    11-Dec-2014 to 08:56

    Botswana Red Cross urges African unity in fight against Ebola

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Red Cross on Thursday called on Botswana and African countries to find common purpose in the fight against Ebola.

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    10-Dec-2014 to 12:46

    US donates equipment for fight against rhino poaching in S/Africa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The United States State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs has donated a trailer containing surveillance and investigative equipment to help South Africa’s Free State Province to fight the illegal trade in fauna and flora as well as rhino poaching, according to the province’s tourism and environment department on Wednesday.

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    09-Dec-2014 to 12:03

    Mozambique braces for possible floods

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique says it is introducing emerging measures in preparation for a possible flooding between January and March, APA can report on Tuesday.

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    08-Dec-2014 to 15:08

    Nigerian aviation agency warns pilots over hazy weather conditions

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned pilots against embarking on flights in the event of low visibility due to the haze during this period of dry season in Nigeria.

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    08-Dec-2014 to 12:10

    Minister warns Namibians against harbouring poachers

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Environment and Tourism Minister Uahekua Herunga said Namibians who are collaborating with international poaching syndicates must stop this illegal practice or face the wrath of the law, Namibian Sun reported Monday.

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    08-Dec-2014 to 11:08

    S/African teacher Korkie\'s remains return home Monday

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The body of kidnapped South African teacher, Pierre Korkie, who was shot dead by Yemeni’s al-Qaeda terrorists following a United States botched rescue operation at the weekend, is expected to return home on Monday, diplomatic sources have said.

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    07-Dec-2014 to 12:19

    Sudan floods kill three, others missing

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Heavy windswept floods in Sudan on Saturday have killed three people and destroyed hundreds of homes in the coastal city of Port Sudan.

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