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    22-Oct-2018 to 13:11

    S/Africa: Ramaphosa sends condolences to Limpopo crash victims

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences following the death of 27 people, among them two small children, in a multiple vehicle accident that took place in a small town in the northern Limpopo Province, his office said on Monday.

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    22-Oct-2018 to 11:14

    S/Africa: Nigerian pastor’s rape trial resumes in Port Elizabeth

    APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — Nigerian Pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused, facing multiple rape charges, returned to a Port Elizabeth court in South Africa on Monday after protesters shut down his Jesus Dominion International Church in the city on Sunday after political activists ordered it to do so.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 17:44

    Botswana: W/Bank provides $145m loan to avert water crisis

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana has received a loan from the World Bank worth $145 million as loan from the World Bank to address water shortages in the country.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 12:58

    Liberia’s first lady challenges women to make difference

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — First Lady Clar Marie Weah is challenging Liberian women and girls to make greater positive impacts not only in their country but also in Africa and the world at large by assuming leadership roles in various sectors of society.

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    17-Oct-2018 to 13:21

    Kenya: African delegates grace inaugural ECD conference

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday opened the inaugural international conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD) which brings together 500 delegates from across Africa.

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    16-Oct-2018 to 18:36

    Senegalese leader urges review of African housing policies

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President, Macky Sall has called for a review of housing policies across Africa to tackle uncontrolled urbanization and head off the economic, social, and ecological imbalances caused by this phenomenon.

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    16-Oct-2018 to 18:20

    Morocco envisages roadmap from Dakar housing forum

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Moroccan minister of National Planning, Urban Planning, Housing and Urban Policy, Abdelahad Fassi Fehri has said the second African Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development (FOMAHDU2 ) which began in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday provides an opportunity to craft “a roadmap" that will lead to the swift urbanization of Africa.

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