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    10-Sep-2014 to 07:04

    Botswana press zooms in on editors’ arrest

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana press was Wednesday dominated by reports of the arrest and court case of Sunday Standard editor Outsa Mokone and the raid of the newspaper’s office by security agents.

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    10-Sep-2014 to 07:01

    Press zoom criticism of slogan, insurgency, police redeployment, others

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The criticism trailing the use of #BringBackOurGirls campaign slogan by President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 presidential election team, military and insurgents’ battle for control of more towns, and the re-deployment of senior police officers were the leading stories in newspapers on Wednesday.

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    10-Sep-2014 to 03:58

    Court blocks arrest of Botswana editor

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana High Court on Tuesday ordered the government not to arrest the editor of the Sunday Standard newspaper Outsa Mokone who is accused of publishing stories relating to President Ian Khama.

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    09-Sep-2014 to 11:47

    Food meeting, minister’s trial dominate Gambian press

    APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Most of the daily newspapers in The Gambia on Tuesday were dominated by stories on a three-day regional consultation on agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa currently underway in Banjul, and a new charge of abuse of office for a former Minister of Lands and Local Government.

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    09-Sep-2014 to 11:38

    South Sudanese leader assents to long awaited media bills

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has on Tuesday signed into law the long awaited media bills to help regulate activities of media practitioners in the country.

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    09-Sep-2014 to 10:55

    Former ruling party’s denial of assassination claims dominates Malawi media

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The People's Party (PP) of former President Joyce Banda dismissed President Peter Mutharika's claims that it plotted to assassinate him and the application to the High Court by Former Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ralph Kasambara to discharge his money laundering case, are some of the stories that dominated in the Malawi newspapers on Tuesday.

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    08-Sep-2014 to 18:52

    Gambian press headlines bank robbery, Ebola

    APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The arrest of at least two people by the police for allegedly robbing a branch of Guaranty Trust Bank in The Gambia, and precautions by the major hospital to increase alert levels against Ebola dominated newspapers in Banjul on Monday.

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