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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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    06-Apr-2019 to 13:12

    Genocide memorial: Rwanda starts 100 days of mourning Sunday

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda will on Sunday start a 100-day commemoration period marking the 25th anniversary of the genocide against Tutsis, an official source confirmed to APA in Kigali on Saturday.

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    05-Apr-2019 to 20:45

    Sierra Leone: New laws poised to zero in on graft

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Parliament has tabled a new bill seeking to amend the country’s anti-corruption laws.

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    05-Apr-2019 to 11:55

    US cancels entry visa for ICC’s Bensouda

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The United States government has rescinded the entry visa of Fatou Bensouda in her capacity as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), APA learnt Friday.

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    04-Apr-2019 to 23:43

    Sierra Leone's new rights commissioners get parliamentary nod

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — After an unusually protracted screening process, Sierra Leone’s parliament on Thursday finally approved the appointment of five officials to serve as Commissioners of the Commission (HRCSL).

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    04-Apr-2019 to 23:07

    Sierra Leone leader appoints new prisons boss

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has appointed a new head of the country’s prisons, ending months of infighting over who succeeds the former head.

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    04-Apr-2019 to 23:00

    Uganda: Court charges suspected German paedophile

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A suspected German paedophile, identified as Bernhard Glanser Berry has been charged with defilement and child trafficking.

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    03-Apr-2019 to 11:47

    S/Africa blames ‘fake news’ for attacks on foreigners

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has blamed “fake news and acts of criminality” for fuelling the xenophobic attacks on Malawians and other foreign nationals in the port city of Durban last week, APA has learnt.

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