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    • Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 in AFCON qualifying match

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday defeated the Pirates of Seychelles 3-1 in their final match of Group E for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

    • Kenya LGBTs win landmark court ruling

      APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Friday in Nairobi handed a major win to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community after it upheld the registration of the National Gay...

    • Qatar, Rwanda vow closer ties

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, on Friday held talks with Rwanda's Prime Minister, Edouard Ngi...


    22-Jan-2019 to 12:55

    Seasoned economist Christophe Dabiré to lead Burkina Gov’t

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — The new Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré, appointed on Monday, is an seasoned economist specializing in development planning and business management, with a total of 32 years’ experience in Burkina Faso’s administration at the senior level.

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    22-Jan-2019 to 12:34

    Félix Tshisekedi - a man of challenges to lead DRC

    APA Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiekela — Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, age 56, the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a man with many daunting challenges, and who has faced many obstacles on his political path.

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    12-Dec-2018 to 15:03

    Macky Sall opens up in new book

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembele — Senegalese President Macky Sall presented Tuesday evening in Dakar "Le Sénégal au cœur" (Senegal in the Heart), his new 168-page book, where he talks mainly about himself, his family, friends and political commitment in order to "present what he really is and embodies.”

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    07-Dec-2018 to 14:59

    Alioune Tine urges improving state-civil society ties

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — Human rights activist Alioune Tine has made a strong plea for improving relations between the state in Senegal and civil society, advocating direct dialogue between the two parties.

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    06-Dec-2018 to 16:23

    ‘I don’t feel like we’re making any progress on democracy’ - Alioune Tine

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — Senegal is not currently giving the “impression” of make progress in democracy, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for West and Central Africa Alioune Tine has said.

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    26-Nov-2018 to 16:14

    EDF announces prize-winners of 2nd EDF Pulse Africa competition

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A prize-giving ceremony held on November 23 in Paris, France, was the culmination of the second EDF Pulse Africa competition, with the award of prizes to four winners.

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    12-Nov-2018 to 15:14

    Nigerien street tailors cash in on trade in Dakar

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumou Khary Fall — The residents of Dakar, reputed for their love of fancy clothes, are used to finding their tailors in the tailoring shops found all over the Senegalese capital. However, many are now resorting more and more to the services of a new kind of tailor - the itinerant tailors.

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