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APA Ahmedabad (India) Omar Faye Special Envoy — Senegalese head of state Macky Sall has invited his peers in Africa and non-regional member countries of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group to approve a recapitalization of the bank so that the continent's development challenges are addressed.

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APA-Juba (S/Sudan) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has rejected the return of his former deputy and rebel leader Riek Machar to the country to participate in the national dialogue.

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APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — King Mswati III of Swaziland is in Cancun, Mexico, to attend a meeting of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Ian Khama said Tuesday the country’s economy is recovering, and showed some positive growth of 4.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to a decline of 3.5 percent recorded in the same quarter of 2015.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources, Letícia Klemens, has said South Africa's petrochemical giant Sasol is investing $2.4 million in the construction of a gas processing plant in Mozambique, APA can report on Tuesday.

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APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The submission of the annual budget to the legislature and government’s response to the local fish story dominate the headlines of Liberian newspapers on Tuesday.

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