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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is counting on a multibillion-dollar investment poured into its special economic zones (SEZs) to help the country recover from the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic’s lockdowns, Deputy Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Nomalungelo Gina said on Tuesday.

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APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Ousted Burkinabè President Blaise Compaoré has been indicted over the 1987 assassination of his predecessor Thomas Sankara.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — While Africa has done much better than other world regions in containing the coronavirus pandemic, the continent needed to develop the skills and capacity to make its own vaccines for future pandemics, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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APA – Accra (Ghana) — The report that the visit of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye, to Abidjan is to deepen ties of cooperation between the two countries is one of the leading stories in the Ghanaian press on Tuesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The commencement of the fasting month of Ramadan today by Muslims in Nigeria and the alarm raised by the Nigerian Government yesterday over the planned attack on some major airports across the country are some of the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has launched an investigation into the death of two people after taking the AstraZeneca vaccine, the country’s health ministry said on Monday.

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