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    • Gambia’s Barrow gets €1bl donor handshake

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — International donors have pledged at least €1.45 billion ($1.71 billion) to support the new government in The Gambia to achieve its five-year development plan.

    • Senegal: Extractive industry rebounds in March

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's extractive industrial output picked up in March 2018, after a slight decline the previous month, the National Agency of Statistics and Population (ANSD) said in a stateme...

    • Mauritania: Over 16,000 children 'vunerable'

      APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s Social Affairs, Childhood and Family Affairs minister, Maimouna Mint Mohamed Taghi has warned that 16,469 children in the country are vulnerable.

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    30-Nov-2017 to 12:47

    Gambian football avoids possible FIFA ban

    APA-Banjul (Thew Gambia) — Gambia’s National Sport Council (NSC) has withdrawn its suspension on members of the country’s football federation, averting a possible ban on its national teams in international competitions by FIFA.

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    23-Nov-2017 to 14:45

    Sierra Leone Open Championship commences

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Some 35 professionals from across Africa and Europe have been billed to participate in this year’s Sierra Leone Open Golf Championship which commenced Thursday, the organisers of the annual tournament have announced.

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    18-Nov-2017 to 11:15

    Ex-Ghanaian football star Tony Baffoe joins new CAF team

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ex-Black Stars skipper Tony Baffoe has been appointed as the deputy Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football, CAF.

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    16-Nov-2017 to 11:57

    S/Africa: France set to host World Rugby tourney in 2023

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African Cabinet, putting on a brave face after losing the hosting rights to the 2023 World Rugby tournament, on Thursday congratulated France for being named to host the 2023 tourney.

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    10-Nov-2017 to 18:26

    World Rugby's report on S/Africa’s readiness to host tourney ‘fair’ - Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — World Rugby’s evaluation report on South Africa’s bid was “a fair and accurate reflection” of the country’s ability and readiness to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Sport and Recreation Minister Thulas Nxesi said on Friday.

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    09-Nov-2017 to 19:07

    2018 W/Cup Qualifiers: Moroccans arrive in C/Ivoire ahead of decisive clash

    APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The Moroccan delegation of about 50, including 26 footballers arrived Wednesday night in Abidjan with their own cook and food products ahead of their clash against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire, scheduled for Sunday as part of the qualifiers of the 2018 World Cup, APA learned Thursday sources.

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    07-Nov-2017 to 10:52

    CAF poised to help Guinea host AFCON 2023

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, reiterated his desire on Monday in Conakry to assist Guinea organize the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2023.

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