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    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The watering of the Samandeni dam, the third largest in Burkina Faso behind the Kompienga and Bagre, will be completed by July 2017, APA can report Tuesday.

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    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The authorities in South Sudan should release all people detained without charge by the security agencies, including 28 men currently held at the headquarters of the national intelligence agency in the capital Juba, Amnesty International’s Secretary General said on Tuesday in an open letter to President Salva Kiir.

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    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is mourning the death of freedom veteran Ahmed Kathrada, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning at the Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg after a short illness.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The seizure of 13 vehicles from a Nigerian senator and the sack of five directors over illegal recruitment dominate the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, has said that the Federal Government will borrow $6.1bn from Chinese Exim Bank to complete all rail projects in the country by 2019.

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    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of an operational base for the Navy in the Lake Chad area to beef up security there.

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