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    18-Jan-2018 to 14:41

    Kenya: EU suspends $3m funding over rights row

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The European Union (EU) has suspended a $3 million funding facility for a water tower in Kenya’s Rift Valley after a row over the country's human rights.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 13:08

    Senegal: President orders suspension of logging permits in Casamance

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese President Macky Sall has asked the government to suspend issuing timber logging permits in Casamance “until further notice”, and to begin reviewing the country’s Forest Code.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 21:28

    Senegal: Planned protest targets Casamance resource plunder

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A pressure group in Senegal has announced it would spearhead a planned march in the town of Ziguinchor to protest the mismanagement of resources in the country’s southern province.

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    12-Jan-2018 to 19:12

    Mozambique braces for tropical cyclone

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's relief agency, the Institute of natural Disaster Management, (INGC) says it is preparing to deal with a tropical cyclone which is set to make landfall over the coast by Monday.

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    04-Jan-2018 to 13:02

    Botswana braces for heat wave

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is expected to experience a heat wave during the coming weekend and the general public should take precautionary measures to avoid heat-related illnesses, the Department of Meteorological Services warned on Thursday.

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    28-Dec-2017 to 19:36

    Rain-soaked Mozambique braces for floods

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Zambezi Regional Water Board (ARA-Zambeze) in central Mozambique has warned people living in parts of the country's resource-rich western Tete province to abandon flood-prone areas.

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    26-Dec-2017 to 16:53

    Cameroon’s Inter Patronal Groupings secure CFA754 million grant from AFD

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The French Development Agency (AFD) has granted 754.3 million CFA francs to the Inter Patronal Groupings of Cameroon (GICAM) to finance renewable energy projects, sources told APA on Tuesday.

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