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    • Kagame wades into Rwanda-Uganda row

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday explained that the latest diplomatic row between Uganda and his country that saw the closure of the Cyanika and Gatuna border posts between...

    • Former Botswana leader donates to Cyclone Idai victims

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama on Monday donated to victims of Cyclone Idai after the disaster left hundreds dead and thousands homeless in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

    • Cameroon closes schools amid increased insecurity

      APA-Douala (Cameroon) — One hundred and ten public and private pre-school, primary and secondary schools have been closed in the northern part of Cameroon due to insecurity, APA learned on Monday from loc...

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    19-Mar-2019 to 07:34

    S/African leader bemoans poor train service

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has directed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to improve the country’s poor train service immediately "otherwise heads will roll."

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    19-Mar-2019 to 07:26

    eSwatini introduces load shedding as power imports from S/Africa take a knock

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini Electricity Company (EEC) is set to introduce load shedding as the impact of reduced generation in South Africa takes a toll on power imports from the neighbouring country.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 18:56

    Gabon: Turkish Airlines swaps Boeing plane models

    APA – Libreville (Gabon) – By Isaac Mackanga — The Turkish Airlines which operates five flights to Libreville per week, has replaced its Boeing 737 MAX 8 by another Boeing 737-900.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 18:41

    Kenya Airways, Alitalia sign codeshare agreement

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya Airways and Alitalia, partner airlines in the SkyTeam alliance, have on Monday announced they have signed a broad codeshare agreement connecting the networks of the two companies.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 18:34

    Dakar hosts regional anti-money laundering workshop

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — A regional training of evaluators from French-speaking countries on the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism (AML /CFT) kicks off in Dakar on 25 March, 2019, APA learned Monday from the organizers.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 18:32

    Mauritania: Small-scale fishermen on strike

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Association of Producers and Exporters of Traditional and Coastal Fisheries in Mauritania Monday began a strike to decry the harassment of its members.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 18:00

    Senegal: Business climate deteriorates in January

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — The business climate in Senegal deteriorated by 4.1 percentage points in monthly variation at the end of January 2019, according to data from the Department of Forecast and Economic Studies (DPEE).

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