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APA-Lomé (Togo) — Outgoing Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for a fourth term, according to the provisional results of the February 22, 2020 presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced late Sunday.

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APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Brigadier General Dagvin Anderson, Commander of United States Special Operations in Africa (AFRICOM), has had a series of exchanges in Abidjan with the Ivorian Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Lassina Doumbia, to get acquainted with the West African country’s responses to the terrorist threat.

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press on Monday focuses on the clash between two halls at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in the Central Region, resulting in injuries on three students and destruction of property.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Monday reacted sharply to continued criticism by international animal rights groups for its decision to lift a 2014 hunting ban.

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The concerns over the rift in the Presidency and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s guidelines on domiciliary account are some of the trending stories in the Nigerian press on Monday.

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APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Naomie Nishimwe, a 21-year-old senior-six graduate from Kigali, was crowned Miss Rwanda 2020 late on Saturday evening, organisers have confirmed to APA on Sunday.

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