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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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    22-May-2018 to 18:15

    Mozambique introduces single civil ID number

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican parliament Tuesday approved the first reading of the creation of the Unique Civil Identification Number (NUIC) as a basic element in the registration of all data subsequent to the birth of citizens.

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    22-May-2018 to 15:09

    Mozambican leader commissions $38m gas terminal

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique has launched an oceanic terminal for domestic gas in the central port of Beira that has capacity to fill 5,000 bottles of gas and 12 trucks a day, according to media reports monitored here on Tuesday.

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    22-May-2018 to 15:02

    S/Africa takes steps to challenge IAAF’s anti-Semenya rules

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government and sports bodies in the country have agreed to challenge the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)’s new regulations for allegedly targeting Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya to bar her from participating in some races she has excelled in the past, a senior minister said on Tuesday.

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    22-May-2018 to 14:55

    Eswatini court gives Tanzanian 45-year jail term for heroin smuggling

    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — The High Court of Eswatini has sentenced a Tanzanian man to 45 years in prison after he was found in possession of heroin worth over US$1 million.

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    22-May-2018 to 14:43

    Minister under fire over $417m to keep troubled S/African Airways flying

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition has questioned Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene over the legality of a "commitment letter" provided to cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) to enable it to raise US$417 million from banks to keep the beleaguered airliner in the air.

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    22-May-2018 to 14:36

    S/Africa: Zuma’s son fined, ordered to apologise for hate speech

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, has been fined US$5,000 and given a week to apologise to the South African public for indulging in hate speech against former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom and his former finance counterpart Pravin Gordhan, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Tuesday.

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    22-May-2018 to 14:31

    Botswana witnesses further drop in foreign reserves

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's foreign reserve dropped by 2.2 percent to US$7 billion in March 2018, their lowest level in four years.

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