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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The filing of fresh charges against two multinational oil companies and the killing of a notorious kidnapper are the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma on Friday paid tribute to the first black South African woman to have a book published in the country, Miriam Tlali, who was a scholar and activist.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, whose roof collapsed on Thursday, will operate normally on Friday, hospital officials have said.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Post has partnered with the Botswana Netball Association to issue a “themed stamp” that will commemorate the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 (NWYC) to be hosted by Botswana in July, APA learnt here Friday.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The president of Mozambique's Supreme Court, Adelino Muchanga has expressed concern over the overcrowding in the country's prisons, warning that it hinders the rehabilitation of prisoners, damages their dignity and imposes extra costs on the State.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been ranked first in Africa and 12th in the world among mining jurisdictions in the 2016 Mining Policy Perception Index (PPI), which was contained in the Canadian based Fraser Institute’s Annual Survey of Mining Companies, APA learnt here Friday.

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