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    • Kenya condolences after Annan demise

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled family, friends and relatives of the late former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan, who passed away on Saturday morning.

    • Mozambique media fees attract criticism

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has warned that the imposition of licensing fees on the country’s mass media must not compromise the fundamental right of the...

    • Gambia FA chief re-elected despite rival's boycott

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The head of The Gambia Football Federation Lamin Kaba Bajo has been returned to office in controversial fashion after his challenger Malick Sillah withdrew from the election.

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    22-Jan-2015 to 08:56

    Mozambique\'s Licungo River rescinds, flood alert remains

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique\'s National Water Board (DNA) says the water levels of the Licungo River in the central province of Zambezia continue to fall but the lower reaches of the water body in other parts of the district remain flooded.

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    20-Jan-2015 to 14:35

    S/Africa, Zambia assist Malawi flood victims

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — South Africa and Zambia have provided a helicopter and US$20,000 to assist people affected by floods due to heavy rains in Malawi.

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    20-Jan-2015 to 10:57

    S/African soldiers making progress in Moz rescue mission - SANDF

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African soldiers sent to Mozambique to assist in a flood rescue mission are making good progress in the flood-hit neighbouring country, a senior official from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Tuesday.

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    20-Jan-2015 to 08:54

    Mozambique floods death toll rises to 84

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from floods that have ravaged Mozambique during the past 10 days has risen to 84 and affected 118,000 others, the country’s relief agency said on Tuesday.

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    19-Jan-2015 to 19:08

    Botswana: Poor wages blamed for immigrant poaching

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Some immigrants who come to Botswana with the intention of earning an honest living end up resorting to poaching due to poor wages, said Oreeditse Moseki, Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police on Monday.

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    19-Jan-2015 to 14:44

    Malawi to plant over 15 million trees in reforestation drive

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Department of Forestry said Monday that it plans to plant at least 15 million trees in the 2014/15 National Forestry Season.

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    19-Jan-2015 to 11:04

    S/African charity helps flood-stricken Malawians

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African humanitarian group, Gift of the Givers, has distributed numerous relief parcels to thousands of families in Malawi displaced by destructive floods in that country’s 15 districts, the charity has said.

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