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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...


    27-Mar-2015 to 18:23

    Germany gives €13m to IGAD fund

    APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The German Economic Cooperation and Development has announced a €13 million fund for the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) during a signing ceremony between the two in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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    27-Mar-2015 to 13:02

    Maputo city council seeks US$18m for flood damage rehabilitation

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Maputo mayor David Simango says the city council is seeking US$18 million to rebuild infrastructure damaged by storms and flash flooding in January.

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    26-Mar-2015 to 19:58

    China intensifies efforts to help Africa fight poaching - official

    APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — A Chinese official Meng Xianlin who is the executive director-general of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Import and Export Management Office of China has said his country will embark upon greater efforts to help African countries battle elephant poaching.

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    26-Mar-2015 to 19:28

    Botswana pushes for transparency over ivory stockpiles

    APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana's Wildlife Minister, Tshekedi Khama on Thursday said he would push for 30 countries attending the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in Kasane village in the north of the country to commit to publishing their ivory stockpiles and opening them for audit.

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    26-Mar-2015 to 19:14

    Botswana questions China's commitment on ivory ban

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswna's Minister of Wildlife and Tourism Tshekedi Khama on Thursday questioned China’s decision to ban ivory trade for a year, saying Beijing does not give the assurance that the measure will remain in place after one year.

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    24-Mar-2015 to 15:52

    Flood-stricken Mozambique offers food aid to Malawi victims

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The government of Mozambique has offered food assistance valued at US$50,000 to support the flood victims, APA learns here on Tuesday.

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    24-Mar-2015 to 13:01

    Nigeria: Shell urges tackling of challenge posed by oil thieves

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company, has warned that no amount of money spent in the cleaning up of the environment of the Niger Delta will achieve its goal until the problem of oil thieves in the region is tackled.

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