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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.

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    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Residents of the Zimbabwean capital Harare have braved chilly weather since Monday amid a rolling electricity blackout that hit parts of the city.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate repatriation of Nigerians stranded in Russia after the World Cup tournament.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The denial that 23 Nigerian troops were missing in an engagement with Boko Haram insurgents and the floods that killed many people in Katsina are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the National Statistics and Population Agency (ANSD).

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    APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

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    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said on Monday.

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