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APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger's new president, Mohamed Bazoum, has appointed a largely youthful cabinet with emphasis on expertise.

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APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivory Coast's new Minister of Defence, Tene Birahima Ouattara who officially took office on Thursday pledged to fight against terrorist and criminal gangs operating in the sub-region.

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APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Less than 2% of the 690 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to date globally have been in Africa, where most countries received vaccines only five weeks ago and in small quantities, according to a new report released Thursday by the Africa Bureau of World Health Organisation (WHO).

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APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Unless Africa ramps up its capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate change, it will be hit the hardest with its effects, a prominent researcher warned Thursday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged the authorities in Guinea-Bissau should drop their criminal defamation investigation into the privately owned broadcaster Radio Capital FM and two of its journalists, and reform its defamation laws.

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APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 707 new cases and 10 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Thursday.

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