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    18-Aug-2017 to 20:48

    Gabon: Opposition leader Jean Ping’s home under military surveillance

    APA Libreville (Gabon) — The Libreville home of Gabon’s main opposition leader Jean Ping has been placed under military surveillance after a speech in which he called on his supporters to take to the streets.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 19:23

    Mozambique opposition chief promises to leave jungle hideout

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama, has announced that he would leave his jungle hideout after the announcement of the date of the next general elections in the east African country, APA can report on Friday.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 19:09

    Defunct Air Afrique: Ex-workers demand unpaid severance package

    APA-Bangui (CAR) — Former Central African Republic workers of the defunct pan-African airline, Air Afrique on Friday claimed their unpaid severance package, amounting to CFA 1,770 million.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 18:57

    Gigawatt Mozambique plans to invest $700M in power production

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Power company Gigawatt Mozambique plans to invest up to $700 million in expanding electricity production in Mozambique, potentially making the country the largest producer of energy from natural gas within SADC, the Southern African Development Community.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 18:00

    Over 3, 000 ghost workers haunt Gambian civil service

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s Information and Communications minister, Demba Jawo has acknowledged to the African Press Agency that over 3,000 absentee employees known commonly as ghost workers still haunt his country’s civil service, incurring losses of up to D125 million annually.

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    18-Aug-2017 to 16:53

    Liberia prepares for elections with training for civil society organizations

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — As part of preparations for the 10 October 2017 elections in Liberia, civil society organizations in the country have received training to act as civic and voter education partners over the coming months.

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