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APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Thousands of Gikomba market traders in Nairobi were on Friday mourning the loss of their property worth millions after a huge fire gutted down their wares in Nairobi’s largest open air market.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — India on Thursday pledged $195 million to support expansion of electric power transmission lines in Ethiopia.

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The controversy surrounding the awards of $25 billion contracts by the state-owned petroleum corporation is the trending story in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The West African regional grouping Ecowas is in contention for the Nobel Peace Prize thanks ostensibly to its successful intervention in resolving the political impasse in The Gambia that had threatened to implode earlier this year.

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APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Fuel prices in Swaziland are set to increase by 2.5 percent midnight on Thursday.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The spokesperson for the Mozambican police, Inacio Dina, has confirmed that two policemen and three members of a gang have been killed after 30 armed and hooded gunmen attacked them in the coastal district of Mocimboa da Praia early on Thursday.

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