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    • Three new airlines to serve Douala airport

      APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Three new airlines will serve Douala International Airport as early as next May, APA learned Saturday from the Cameroon aeronautical and airports authorities.

    • Senegal: Exports to UEMOA down in February

      APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s exports to the countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) dropped by 5.4 billion CFA francs (about US$ 8.1 billion), APA learned on Saturday from t...

    • Kenya’s foreign minister to chair CMAG

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma has been elected chairperson of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, CMAG.

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    18-Apr-2018 to 13:30

    World Bank, FDA want to invest in food security in Mauritania

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The World Bank and the French Development Agency (FDA) will support households vulnerable to climate shocks in Mauritania for the next two years, the two bodies announced Tuesday evening in a joint statement.

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    16-Apr-2018 to 19:45

    Mozambique: Chinese found with 4.kg rhino horn detained

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican authorities have announced the seizure of 4.2 kilograms of rhino horns from a Chinese citizen who was about to board a flight at the Maputo International Airport, APA can report on Monday.

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    13-Apr-2018 to 19:36

    WB clears $210m loan to shore up W/Africa coastline

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The World Bank Group has approved a $210 million loan (over CFAF100bn) for West Coast Coastal Management Program (WACA) in an effort to strengthen the resilience of people living along the West African coastline, APA can confirm from the institution.

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    13-Apr-2018 to 10:29

    Mozambique seizes huge haul of ivory destined for Asia

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Revenue Authority (AT) has seized more than a tonne of ivory that was about to be illegally exported to Cambodia and other Asian countries in what is considered to be one of the biggest seizures in the southern African nation, an official said on Thursday.

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    09-Apr-2018 to 13:55

    Botswana hosts high-level climate change meeting

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is hosting for the first time in its history the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Lead Author meeting, from 9th to 13th April 2018 in the capital Gaborone, APA learned on Monday.

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    05-Apr-2018 to 10:28

    Wildlife offered SADC’s helping hand – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Southern African countries’ governments have diversified and expanded their capabilities to meet the escalating threat of wildlife trafficking in the region, South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has said.

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    04-Apr-2018 to 21:35

    EU donates €3m to drought-ridden Somalia

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The European Union, through the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department, on Wednesday announced it has provided €3 million toward UNICEF’s humanitarian response for children and women caught in Somalia’s prolonged drought.

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