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    • Chadian athletes off to African Youth Games

      APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — A Chadian delegation comprising athletes and officials, flew to Algiers on Sunday to take part in the African Youth Games.

    • Buhari visiting Netherlands

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for the Netherlands, a country with which Nigeria has €3 billion trade volume in the first quarter of 2018.

    • Brussels to host Somalia partnership conference

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Brussels will play host to a two-day conference bringing together donors, humanitarian and development actors, to deliberate on issues that will catapult Somalia to peace, security...

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    27-Jun-2018 to 13:23

    Botswana to develop initiative to protect elephants

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism is in the process of developing a National Elephant Action Plan (NEAP), APA learnt here Wednesday.

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    26-Jun-2018 to 17:34

    Mozambique loses $60m a year to illegal fishing - Official

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique)  — Mozambique is losing at least $60 million a year due to illegal fishing and is seeking international assistance to a crackdown on illicit fishing in its waters, Fisheries Minister Agostinho Mondlane said on Tuesday.

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    22-Jun-2018 to 10:01

    Botswana MPs call for lifting of ban on elephant hunting

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s parliament has adopted a motion requesting the government to consider lifting the ban on the hunting of elephants in areas that are not designated as game reserves and national parks, APA learnt on Friday.

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    20-Jun-2018 to 18:23

    Congo to benefit from France’s climate change fund

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Congo will be among the 15 countries that will benefit from the €30 million generated by the French Development Agency (AFD) to support the Paris Agreement (France) in the fight against climate change, APA learned Wednesday from media sources.

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    18-Jun-2018 to 14:51

    Three protesters shot dead in Gambia

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Three people have been shot dead ostensibly by paramilitaries during a standoff with protesters demonstrating against sand-mining operations near a Gambian town.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 10:02

    Kenya is world’s least toxic country - Report

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is home to the cleanest air in the world, according to a ranking done by the International Energy Association and the World Health Organization.

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    12-Jun-2018 to 12:20

    S/Africa’s Western Cape province heaves sigh of relief ahead of 'Day Zero'

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Ministry of Water and Sanitation on Tuesday said last week’s rains in the Western Cape Province had brought some relief as major dams have steadily improved, thereby pushing back “Day Zero” for the region’s water woes supplies.

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