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    • Gambia’s Barrow gets €1bl donor handshake

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — International donors have pledged at least €1.45 billion ($1.71 billion) to support the new government in The Gambia to achieve its five-year development plan.

    • Senegal: Extractive industry rebounds in March

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's extractive industrial output picked up in March 2018, after a slight decline the previous month, the National Agency of Statistics and Population (ANSD) said in a stateme...

    • Mauritania: Over 16,000 children 'vunerable'

      APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s Social Affairs, Childhood and Family Affairs minister, Maimouna Mint Mohamed Taghi has warned that 16,469 children in the country are vulnerable.

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    14-Dec-2014 to 11:09

    Mozambique seeks US$50m for fight against palm tree disease

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Agriculture authorities in Mozambique\'s central province of Zambezi say the government is seeking US$50 million to restore production of palm trees devastated by the devastating yellowing disease, APA learns here on Sunday.

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    11-Dec-2014 to 15:46

    Endangered wildlife trust launched in Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana on Thursday launched an endangered wildlife trust aimed at supporting the work of both private sectors and public conservation initiatives in building a safe environment for species in danger of extinction.

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    11-Dec-2014 to 15:44

    Mozambique officials under investigation over rhino horn smuggling

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Security staff and other officials at the Maputo international airport in Mozambique are under investigation for alleged involvement in the smuggling of rhino horns, the local media reported on Thursday.

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    10-Dec-2014 to 12:46

    US donates equipment for fight against rhino poaching in S/Africa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The United States State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs has donated a trailer containing surveillance and investigative equipment to help South Africa’s Free State Province to fight the illegal trade in fauna and flora as well as rhino poaching, according to the province’s tourism and environment department on Wednesday.

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    09-Dec-2014 to 14:36

    Eco-friendly fisheries management confab opens in Dakar

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The first international conference on “Eco-friendly approach for the management of fisheries and marine environment in West African waters” (ICAWA 2014) kicked off Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal.

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    08-Dec-2014 to 12:10

    Minister warns Namibians against harbouring poachers

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Environment and Tourism Minister Uahekua Herunga said Namibians who are collaborating with international poaching syndicates must stop this illegal practice or face the wrath of the law, Namibian Sun reported Monday.

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    03-Dec-2014 to 13:41

    Two weeks Ebola lock down begins in northern Sierra Leone district

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The people of Tonkolili District in northern Sierra Leone on Wednesday began a two week\'s lock down as part of efforts to contain the Ebola epidemic in the country.

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