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07-Feb-2019 to 05:38

S/Africa: Court frees Bushiri, wife on bail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born and South Africa-based controversial Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have been freed from police custody after paying a US$7,000 bail each at the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday. The case resumes on 10 May.

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06-Feb-2019 to 20:05

French warship arrives in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A French warship has docked at the Maputo harbour in Mozambique for a four-day stopover, APA can report on Wednesday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 18:56

Germany throws lifeline to ailing Botswana football

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Football Association (BFA) announced Wednesday that the German and Botswana governments have signed a memorandum of understanding geared toward improving the quality of the game in the southern African nation.

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06-Feb-2019 to 17:01

Botswana reserves car dealership for citizens

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana is reportedly taking steps to reserve businesses for pre-owned motor dealership and mobile phone shops for citizens, APA learned here Wednesday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 15:50

W/Bank approves $55m for youth empowerment in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank has approved $55 million to support the Youth Development and Empowerment (2019-2024) Project in Mozambique, a document that falls under the government's Five Year Plan 2015-2019, in the National Employment Policy, as well as in the Youth Policy, APA can report on Wednesday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 15:07

Mozambique boosts parliamentary ties with Cuba

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The parliaments of Mozambique and Cuba have agreed to strengthen cooperation to promote their common interests.

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06-Feb-2019 to 08:50

Botswana Chief Justice urges restraint ahead of tense polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane has appealed to the Botswana government to demonstrate its long-standing tradition of good governance and the rule of law by conducting free, fair, peaceful and credible elections.

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