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    • Nigeria: INEC conducts rerun polls in 5 states

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total of 396,613 registered voters on Saturday trooped out to vote in the rerun elections in five states, following the declaration of some governorship elections in the affected...

    • Football: Kenyan outfit sign Rwandan defender Kayumba

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Kenyan first division side AFC Leopards on Saturday announced the signing of 25 year-old Rwandan defender Soter Kayumba for an undisclosed fee.

    • Rwandan court frees 22 suspected jihadists

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan High Court has released 22 suspected jihadists who were arrested in 2016 over their alleged involvment in terrorist attacks in the country, a judicial source confirmed...


    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) has ordered the closure of the land borders of Adamawa, Benue and Sokoto States with effect from 12 noon on Friday March 22 to 12: 00 noon of Sunday, March 24, 2019.

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    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, says that the apex bank will sustain the foreign exchange prohibition policy to raise domestic capacity, protect growing companies and create employment.

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    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana is to receive $185.2 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the final tranche of its Extended Credit Facility (ECF) of almost $1 billion to facilitate the stabilisation of the Ghanaian cedi.

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    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The press in Ghana on Friday focuses on the call by Ghana’s Chief Justice (CJ) Sophia Akuffo for the establishment of an international tribunal to adjudicate cases of cross border crimes that do not fall within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s acting Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has deployed five Deputy Inspectors-General of Police ( AIGs) and three Assistant Inspectors of Police (AIGs) to further strengthen security during the supplementary elections on Saturday.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against the proposed increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) which currently stands at 5 percent.

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