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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that the unlawful suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, constitutes a flagrant breach of the constitution and a frontal assault on the nation’s democracy.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) on Monday said they have written to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa calling on him to release protesters who were recently detained following a protest action against steep fuel prices.

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APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembélé — The European Union Monitoring Mission (EOM) on the Senegalese presidential election scheduled for 24 February, has begun its work with “one hundred” observers deployed countrywide, the head of mission, Elena Valenciano of Spain told a press conference in Dakar on Monday.

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APA-N'Djaména (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — Chadian soldiers under the UNMISMA peacekeeping mission in Mali who were killed in the line of duty last week have been buried in Ndjamena.

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APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Ministry of Health of South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners, Monday started vaccinating health workers and other front-line responders against Ebola.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least one million people living with HIV and AIDS in Mozambique are seeking Antiretroviral treatment in the last two years.

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