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    21-Mar-2019 to 17:53

    Kenyatta challenges Africa to prioritize youth

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday challenged African nations to create more opportunities for young people to flourish.

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    19-Mar-2019 to 20:47

    Botswana faces ‘massive’ food shortage

    APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana is expected to witness a serious shortage of food supply as most parts of the country are blighted by crop failure, APA learned Tuesday.

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    19-Mar-2019 to 19:51

    Rwanda intensifies campaign against skin bleaching

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda will launch a nationwide campaign to enhance supervision over the distribution of banned skin-lightening creams, an official source disclosed in Kigali on Tuesday.

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    17-Mar-2019 to 21:44

    Inter-communal strife rocks Gambian locality

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Inter-communal violence has swept through a southwestern Gambian locality for a second day on Sunday, leaving at least two people injured and hospitalized, witnesses have said.

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    17-Mar-2019 to 18:33

    Botswana border areas plunge into energy crisis as SA pulls plug

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Towns in Botswana near the border with neighbouring South Africa are reported to have experienced a prolonged energy crisis as Pretoria embarks on load-shedding due to reduced generation capacity thanks to growing demand and a vicious cyclone, APA learned Sunday.

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    17-Mar-2019 to 11:58

    S/Africa’s Anglo American Platinum donates land to communities

    APA-Rustenburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s mining giant, Anglo American Platinum, one of the mine companies operating in the North West Province, has handed over 466 hectares of land worth US$8.3 million to the Rustenburg Local Municipality and Rustenburg Community Development Trust, the miner has said.

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    16-Mar-2019 to 20:06

    Small Gambia in big migration dilemma

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Young people are frustrated said Mustapha Sallah, without mincing his words while referring to the thousands of young Gambians still prepared to risk everything including their lives to reach their dreamland - Europe despite some spirited public campaigns trying to dissuade them from such perilous misadventures.

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