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    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) has called on Botswana to consider reforms to its laws in a view to end the death penalty, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press on Wednesday highlights the shooting of seven armed robbers by the police in Ashanti Region.

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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The request for an injunction for provisional release in favour of Khalifa Sall, made by lawyers of the jailed mayor of Dakar, was rejected on Wednesday by the court of appeal in Dakar.

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    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Former Ghanaian president John Mahama will lead a Commonwealth observer mission for Zimbabwe’s general elections set for 30 July, the grouping of former British colonies announced on Wednesday.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The headquarters of ExxonMobil in Lagos has been shut down by the company’s workers’ unions over the sack of 860 spy police without entitlement.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated $1.9 billion (about N556.7 billion) revenue from January to June 2018.

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