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    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s first daily newspaper which was shut down earlier this month over unpaid taxes has been cleared to reopen, local press sources revealed to the African Press Agency on Wednesday.

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    APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — The Chadian capital N’Djamena will on Thursday host the first Pan-African Youth Forum with the participation of 200 delegates from the 54 countries from Africa and its diaspora.

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    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique Wednesday opened a large shopping mall in the city of Pemba, capital of the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

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    APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The World Bank on Wednesday approved a $60 million loan to Benin to improve its energy services by strengthening institutions in the industry.

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    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian First Lady Monica Genigos on Wednesday waded into a fierce tug-of-war on social media over the legitimacy of first President Sam Nujoma as the undisputed father of the nation.

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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s transport and telecommunications subsector witnessed a 6 percent improvement in the first quarter of 2017 comparing favourably with the previous quarter, the Department of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) revealed on Wednesday.

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