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22-Jan-2019 to 11:45

Thousands of Nigerian refugees streaming into Chad

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people – most of them women and children - to seek safety in Chad’s Lake Chad region, the UNHCR said in a statement to APA on Tuesday.

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21-Jan-2019 to 04:57

S/Africa records high travellers’ movement over festive-Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has recorded 6,852,972 traveller movements at its ports of entry -- up from 6,811,510 movements recorded in 2018, Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele has said.

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21-Jan-2019 to 03:30

S/African minister extends condolences to drowned victims’ families

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has extended her condolences to four South African families whose four members died after drowning in the waters of Mozambique's Portuguese Islands.

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19-Jan-2019 to 12:41

Thousands of Ghanaians attend funeral of slain investigative journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Thousands of Ghanaian mourners on Friday thronged the funeral and burial ceremony of the slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale in Accra.

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19-Jan-2019 to 12:32

Liberia’s Weah vows to improve National Fire Service

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has expressed his government’s desire and determination to equip and transform the Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS) to meet international standard.

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19-Jan-2019 to 04:23

Chad: Police colonel gets 10-year imprisonment

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — Chadian police colonel Ahmat Senoussi Ochi, who was prosecuted for kidnapping, torture and deliberate personal injury was sentenced on Friday to ten years in prison and plus a CFAF500,000 fine.

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19-Jan-2019 to 03:53

Ghana Ports Authority offers $10,000 bounty over killers of top official

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana Ports and Habours Authority (GPHA) is offering a ¢50,000 (US$10,000) bounty to anyone who provides accurate information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of its Public Affairs Manager Mrs. Josephine Tanor Asante.

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