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APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has reached an agreement with public sector associations (PSAs) to implement a three percent cost of living adjustment that will be backdated to April 1, a senior official announced on Saturday.

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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — It may still be far behind other regions of the world but Africa's coronavirus infections have now transcended 1 million, heightening concerns by the African Union about the inadequacy of tests to detect the virus in member countries.

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APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The closure of public scrutiny of the Ivorian provisional electoral list for 2020 originally scheduled for Friday has been deferred to Tuesday, August 11.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Financial Services industry led the activity chart on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with 677.301 million shares valued at N5.070 billion and traded in 10,386 deals.

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APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 1,241 new cases and 13 new deaths of COVID-19 in 24 hours, official figures show on Friday.

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APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Cote d'Ivoire, on Friday, held at the presidential palace in Abidjan, a low-key military ceremony to mark 60 years of independence from France.

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