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    • Buhari calls for prayers for peace, security in Nigeria

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all Nigerians to intensify prayers for peace and security to return to all parts of the country.

    • Congo: Empowering vulnerable people

      APA-Brazzaville (Congo) By Leon Charles Moukouri — The Congolese government has adopted a law aimed at giving the social action system a legal foundation that has always been lacking, in order to give fresh impetus to the empowerme...

    • 13 die in Easter horror as SA church collapses

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — An Easter mass in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal has turned tragic after part of a church in the coastal province collapsed killing at least thirteen people early on Friday.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 21:26

    Sierra Leone leader to speak at Vancouver TED conference

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio is scheduled to address this year’s TED Talks in Canada as guest of the organizers’ of the annual conference, the presidency has announced.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 21:03

    Two die as Mauritania gold mine caves in

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Two Mauritanian gold panners were killed after the collapse of two artisanal gold mines in the Glieb N’dor area (far north of the country), medical sources in Zouerate, the town closest to the site of the accident said Monday.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 11:40

    S/Africa to pay price for xenophobic attacks – Minister

    APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Co-operation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has warned compatriots that xenophobic violence could lead the country to be dragged before the International Criminal Court to answer charges of mistreatment of foreigners.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 11:30

    Five drown in Accra flash floods

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Five people are now known to have drowned as heavy rains lashed the Ghanaian capital Accra on Sunday evening.

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    11-Apr-2019 to 20:32

    Sierra Leone announces revised guidelines for secret society operations

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government on Thursday announced a new set of guidelines for the operation of secret societies in the country.

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    10-Apr-2019 to 20:09

    Botswana mired in Obama speech plagiarism scandal

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) on Wednesday apologised to the nation for plagiarising former American president Barack Obama's speech.

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    10-Apr-2019 to 14:59

    eSwatini’s first female rapist gets eight-year jail without fine

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The High Court of eSwatini has convicted 24-year-old Sandzisiwe Magagula of rape and further sentenced her to eight years without the option of a fine.

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