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APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) on Thursday condemned the government’s shoot- to -kill order in an ongoing massive security operation in Rift Valley province to rout out bandits who have caused the displacement of 10,000 people.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Swedish government and the international non-governmental organisation Ipas have agreed to collaborate with Mozambique to ensure access by women and girls to safe abortion and contraception services in the southern African country, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Tanzanian government has threatened to take stringent measures against the country’s Port Authority (TPA) officials who fail to exercise integrity when operating the newly acquired gantry and mobile scanners aimed at ensuring efficiency and enabling the government collect its revenues.

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APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — One of the five candidates seeking to replace Dr. Margaret Chan, as Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. David Nabarro, has held talks with President Ernest Bai Koroma during a courtesy call at his office in Freetown, the State House announced on Wednesday.

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APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The arrest of a representative aspirant and his wife for voter fraud and the warning by NDI of 2017 election challenges dominate the headlines of Liberian newspapers on Thursday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Tuberculosis was the leading underlying cause of natural deaths in South Africa in 2015, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA)’s figures showed on Thursday.

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