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    • Nigeria's broadband penetration hits 31%

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian broadband penetration has hit 30.9 percent, surpassing the 30 percent recorded before November 2018, according to the data produced by the National Broad Band Plan.

    • ECOWAS urges implementation of free movement

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on member states to domesticate and effectively implement the protocol on the free movement of goods and persons t...

    • Buhari tasks governors on tackling infrastructure deficit

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has met with 36 governors in Abuja and tasked them on the need to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficit in states in order to revamp the...


    14-Dec-2018 to 14:36

    Mozambique: Turkey seizes rhino horns worth $2.2M

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Turkish security services have seized about $2.2 million worth of rhinoceros horns flown in from Mozambique via Atatürk Airport in Instambul , the latest seizure in Europe of products from endangered species to feed demand for traditional remedies.

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    13-Dec-2018 to 16:12

    ‘Security is at heart of tourism development’ - Minister

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Abdourahmane Diallo — Security must be at the heart of any strategy for investment, development and tourism promotion, Senegalese Tourism Minister Mame Mbaye Niang said Thursday in Dakar, adding that it is futile to promote a destination in a security crisis.

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    06-Dec-2018 to 05:55

    S/Africa: 15 arrested after Global Citizen concert – Police

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Police Minister Bheki Cele, heavily criticised for his officers’ failure to stop a crime spree after the Global Citizen Concert held in Soweto on Sunday, has said 15 suspects involved in the criminal activities have been arrested so far.

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    05-Dec-2018 to 17:51

    Abidjan hosts int’l piracy conference

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — An international conference of the G7++, Friends of the Gulf of Guinea co-chaired by Canada aimed at discussing the way forward against maritime piracy, opens in the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan on Thursday.

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    29-Nov-2018 to 18:25

    Kenyan troops not leaving Somalia until peace returns - Kenyatta

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday reiterated that Kenya will continue be part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until such a time when peace is achieved in the war-ravaged country.

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    29-Nov-2018 to 16:46

    Some 30 people kidnapped in western Cameroon

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — At least 30 people, most of them fishermen have been kidnapped in the town of Bangourain, western Cameroon by suspected separatists active in the country’s Anglophone Northwest and Southwest regions.

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    28-Nov-2018 to 17:51

    UN rethinks Africa peacekeeping role

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — The United Nations says it is reflecting on the nature of its peacekeeping missions around Africa with a view to carrying out reforms to improve such operations.

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