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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government plans to embark on a national programme to ensure the resilience of bridges to extreme weather events, Public Works, Housing and Water Resources Minister João Machatine has revealed.

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APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Some 88 Malawians running away from South Africa’s xenophobic attacks are on their way home and are expected to arrive in Malawi on Thursday, the diplomacy said on Wednesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “Nigeria’s authorities to immediately lift the siege to the offices of Sahara Reporters and Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) and end the illegality and allow journalists, activists and civil society to operate freely.”

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union (EU) and Commission of the West African Economic Momentary Union (WAEMU) began a two-day Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting on Tuesday in Abuja, Nigeria in order to review the state of the implementation of the recommendations of the strategic Orientation Committee under the governance of the EU-West Africa Regional Indicative Program (RIP) 2014-2020.

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APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — At least six prospective candidates are expected to submit their names for nomination ahead of the 23 October polls for the Botswana presidency.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, on Wednesday officially launched renovation works on the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Ethiopia.

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