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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria has improved on the Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2018, according to the global anti-corruption agency report.

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APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) present in Chad must now operate according to the guidelines set out by the state as they give more responsibility to citizens among their staff, a decree issued Wednesday by the minister of Economy and Development Planning, Issa Doubragne says.

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APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Workers of the Morocco-Mauritanian telecommunications company (Mauritel), the largest telephone operator in the country, began an indefinite strike, union sources in the company said Wednesday.

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APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has issued for the second time international arrest warrants against former renegade senior officer Lt. Gen. Kayumba Nyamwasa who is believed to be behind alleged subversive activities in and around Kigali, a judicial source revealed in Kigali on Wednesday.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Kingdom mining firm, Gemfields, has agreed to pay £5.8 million to 273 Mozambicans who alleged they were victims of human rights violations at its Montepuez ruby mine in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, APA can report on Wednesday.

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APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Former members of the ruling SPLM who were detained in the course of South Sudan’s civil war have agreed to rejoin the party shortly after meeting President Salva Kiir in Juba on Wednesday.

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