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APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have adjourned the trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), for two weeks to allow his lawyers have doctors assess Ongwen’s health.

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APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the AfroChampions Initiative (ACI) have signed a partnership agreement committing to provide support to governments and the private sector in realising the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA).

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An international bid for the construction of six mega solar projects with an outlay of about $800 million is going to be issued soon, a senior official said on Friday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 160,000 prisoners in South Africa will have an opportunity to register to vote in the forthcoming national and provincial elections slated for April or May 2019, the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has said.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.75% per year, SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Search and rescue missions continue in Mozambique for four missing South Africans, who are presumed to have drowned in the neighbouring country while on holiday.

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