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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The nationwide strike of medical doctors as well as lecturers of universities and Nigeria’s exit from recession dominate the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.

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APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Ten people were killed on Monday night in a violent storm with rain in the vicinity of Boghe village (320 kilometers south from Nouakchott) on the Mauritanian shore of the Senegal River, local sources reported.

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APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) has increased cocoa production in Cote d’Ivoire, the world’s largest producer, by 30,000 tonnes, to reach 2.01 million tonnes in 2016-2017, according to the institution’s official bulletin for August 2017.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have pledged to offer a vast range of knowledge, financial and technical expertise to improve food security, agriculture and nutrition in Africa.

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APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The use of drones by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has aroused concerns in Cameroon, where authorities fear an increase in the number of terrorist victims in the Far-North region, security sources told APA on Tuesday.

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APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The 20 African teams competing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are about to enter the 4th round of the qualifiers, with almost all teams hoping for a chance to book their ticket, except Cameroon which was already eliminated after conceding a draw at home to Nigeria.

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