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    24-Jul-2017 to 20:52

    Elephant mauls Zimbabwe tour guide

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — An elephant in a wildlife park in Zimbabwe has attacked and mauled a tour guide as he was about to take the beast for a walk.

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    19-Jul-2017 to 17:05

    ICC blocks Gbagbo's interim release

    APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request for the interim release of Laurent Gbagbo.

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    19-Jul-2017 to 17:04

    2017 edition of Norbert Zongo Prize launched

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Norbert Zongo National Press Center (CNP/NZ) in Burkina Faso, on Wednesday, launched the 7th edition of the “Norbert Zongo Award” (named after the investigative Burkinabe journalist murdered in 1998), a press release sent to APA on Wednesday stated.

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    19-Jul-2017 to 14:17

    French bank officials charged in Cameroon

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Two former French directors general of the International Bank of Cameroon for Savings and Credit (BICEC) have been summoned to appear before the Wouri District Court in Douala on Friday, for alleged embezzlement of funds estimated at “several billion CFA francs,” judicial sources said on Thursday.

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    18-Jul-2017 to 18:10

    Sierra Leone rights commission to hold public hearing

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone has announced plans to conduct mobile complaints hearing to encourage the participation of citizens in the rights reporting system.

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    17-Jul-2017 to 19:37

    42 arrested in Senegal over Baccalaureat exam leaks

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese state prosecutor, Serigne Bassirou Gueye, on Monday confirmed the arrest of 42 people as part of investigations into the leaking of test papers of this year's Baccalaureat examination.

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    17-Jul-2017 to 17:36

    South Sudan: Striking judges call govt's bluff

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — A committee of judges and justices has decided to continue with a protracted strike despite the dismissal of 13 of their colleagues last week by President Salva Kiir and an order for the rest to return to work or face sanctions.

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