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    18-May-2018 to 13:06

    Swaziland’s new name eSwatini now official

    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — The government in Mbabane has issued an official document declaring former Swaziland renamed as eSwatini, APA can report on Friday.

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    17-May-2018 to 15:45

    Guinean PM and entire cabinet resign

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) — In anticipation of a much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, Guinea’s Prime Minister Mamadi Youla handed in the resignation of his entire cabinet to President Alpha Conde, ahead of Thursday’s crunch meeting in Conakry.

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    17-May-2018 to 15:08

    Senegal: Student protester died of bullet wounds - autopsy

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The prosecutor at the High Court of Saint-Louis (north of Senegal), Ibrahima Ndoye, announced Wednesday night the results of the autopsy on Fallou Sène - death as a result of gunshot to the pelvis.

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    16-May-2018 to 15:56

    Sierra Leone: Rights defenders network calls for suspension of new NGO Policy

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Human Rights Defenders Network of Sierra Leone (HRDN-SL) has urged the government to suspend a new NGO policy introduced last year, describing it as unfriendly to their operation.

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    16-May-2018 to 14:56

    Kenyatta signs controversial cybercrime bill

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed into law a controversial cybercrime bill that aims to punish online users who misuse internet freedom.

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    16-May-2018 to 14:48

    No room for failure, Sierra Leone's new leader warns cabinet

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has urged his cabinet ministers to be ready to tackle the challenges that come with their job in meeting the demands of the people.

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    16-May-2018 to 11:36

    Jammeh fingered in migrants' massacre

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A paramilitary death squad controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh summarily executed more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in July 2005, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said on Wednesday.

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