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APA-Cairo (Egypt) By Mohamed Fayed — The Conference of African Ministers of Justice opened in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday.

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APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for West Africa has indicated that a rough estimate in West Africa shows that out of an estimated population of 377 million in 2018, over 200 million or 53.5 percent live below the national poverty line.

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APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the killing of soldiers loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Hafter whose forces are waging a campaign to capture Tripoli.

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APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandese national Donald Kaberuka, a former President of the African Bevelopment Bank (AfDB) has been appointed as the new Board Chair of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, according to a statement made available to APA in Kigali Monday.

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APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Sheikh Béthio Thioune, a religious leader of the Thiantacounes (sect of the Mouride brotherhood), in Senegal has been sentenced to ten years with hard labour for complicity to murder.

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APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — An attack on the Diankabou security post in central Mali has left three attackers killed and the same number of soldiers wounded, the Defence ministry revealed on Monday.

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