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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.

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    APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali expects cereal production of 9.8 tonnes for the 2017-2018 crop year, with a budget of 287.6 billion CFA of which 53.5 billion is destined for the acquisition of agricultural inputs, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $1.1 billion for five African countries, including Nigeria to fight climate change.

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    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The United States, through the US Agen Sudan-Social-Humanitarian cy for International Development (USAID) has welcomed the third shipment of urgently needed food assistance for Sudan that arrived in Port Sudan in mid-April.

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    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has added its voice to calls for Morocco and the Polisario Front to amicably resolve political issues relating to the independence of the Western Sahara, reports said on Wednesday.

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    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has added its voice to calls for Morocco and the Polisario Front to amicably resolve political issues relating to the independence of the Western Sahara, reports said on Wednesday.

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    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Brigades from the Mozambican Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development have seized 3,000 cubic metres of illegally felled timber in the western province of Tete despite a blanked ban imposed on logging in the southern African nation, APA has observed on Wednesday.

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