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    • Military exercise causes panic in Niamey

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — A military exercise in Niger simulating a response to a terrorist attack on Tuesday caused panic in several districts of the capital Niamey.

    • Nigeria suspends $400 cargo surcharge

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) on Tuesday suspended the $400 surcharge imposed by some shipping companies on cargoes berthing at Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports.

    • Senegalese leader urges review of African housing policies

      APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President, Macky Sall has called for a review of housing policies across Africa to tackle uncontrolled urbanization and head off the economic, social, and ecological imba...


    16-Oct-2014 to 17:13

    Malawi regions hit by earth tremor

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has experienced earth tremors in some part of its south and northern regions.

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    11-Oct-2014 to 11:57

    Lagos State declares October 15 “Horn Free Day’’

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Lagos State Government has declared October 15, 2014 as “Horn Free Day” as part of measures to sensitise residents about the harmful effects of noise pollution.

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    08-Oct-2014 to 14:58

    Namibia to invest in marine resources protection – Pohamba

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Wednesday said his government will continue investing in the protection of the country’s marine resources currently threatened by climate change and other environmental challenges.

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    08-Oct-2014 to 11:40

    S/Africa: Six held for rhino poaching

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Six suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in two separate incidents in the world-famous Kruger National Park, the South African National Parks (SANParks) said on Wednesday.

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    02-Oct-2014 to 15:40

    S/Africa to conduct sale of white rhino – SANParks

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Preparations have started for the sale of a limited number of white rhino from South Africa’s world-famous Kruger National Park later this year, the South African National Parks (SANParks) said Thursday.

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    26-Sep-2014 to 14:02

    S/Africa invites comments on solution to shark attacks at beaches

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has invited the public to give their input on measures to reduce shark attacks along Port St Johns beaches in the Eastern Cape Province, her spokesperson Zolile Nqayi said on Friday

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    24-Sep-2014 to 16:30

    Mozambique roll out Elephant census

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Agriculture Ministry has unveiled the second national census of the country's elephant population.

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