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APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean police have allegedly barred the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) from holding a voter mobilisation rally that was billed to be addressed by the party’s vice president Nelson Chamisa at the weekend.

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APA-Tunis (Tunisia) From APA Special Correspondent Oumar Dieng — Les Rencontres Africa - Tunis 2017 opened Thursday in the Tunisian capital on the theme: "Solidarity, Sustainable and Beneficial Cooperation between Africa and France", APA's special correspondent reports from the venue.

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APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Tanzania’s Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Charles Tizeba has on Thursday said while his government has not banned exports of grains it will regulate the process to ensure food security.

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APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s trade deficit increased by 80.9 billion CFA (about $129.440 million) in August 2017 compared with the previous month, the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) told APA Thursday.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) will on Thursday endorse reports and recommendations on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment (ARDWE) made by experts and senior officials in a meeting held on Monday and Tuesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate says it is investigating insubordination allegations against the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Maikanti Baru by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.

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