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APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The decision by Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow to appoint Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang as his vice-president is in keeping with the tradition set by his predecessor for a woman to occupy the position.

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APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said her government has come a long way in reaching its infrastructure development goals amidst numerous challenges, especially the annual six-month interruption of the rainy season.

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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Ten weeks after the multinational brewery South African Breweries-Miller (SABM) shareholders approved the third-largest merger in corporate history‚ one of its partners – Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) – has sent out a voluntary severance offer to more than 1,000 of its management employees in South Africa, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will on Tuesday end a two-day trip to Britain where he was showcasing his country’s investment opportunities.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr. Udo Udoma, has said that 59 strategies have been developed to move the country out of recession.

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian soccer fans have received with mixed feelings the announcement of the slash of the bonuses of the Black Stars while they are playing in the ongoing the African Cup of Nations by the Sports Minister designate, Mr. Isaac Asiamah.

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