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APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will this week train its members on new rules that regulate their conduct, the country’s parliament said on Monday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The State of Qatar has strongly condemned the attack on Chibok town in north-eastern Nigeria, which led to the killing of two persons and kidnapping of 20 children.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The report that the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has described the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned nationwide protest against fuel subsidy removal as unnecessary and misplaced priority is one of the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Monday.

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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party is considering requesting government to extend its Covid-19 economic aid to the country’s poorest beyond March this year, party leader Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Monday.

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APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — With the weekend unrest in landlocked Burkina Faso culminating in sporadic gunfire around the presidential palace, President Roc Marc Christian Kaboré has been reportedly arrested by mutinous soldiers.

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APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Primary school students in The Gambia face significant learning losses due to high teacher absenteeism, a UNICEF study finds.

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