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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.


    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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    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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    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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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the support of WHO and partners, is preparing to vaccinate high risk populations against Ebola virus disease (EVD) in affected health zones.

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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the Commonwealth, in a letter dated to Secretary-General Patricia Scotland from Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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    APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana's foreign reserve dropped by 2.2 percent in March, being measured at US$7 billion, the lowest they have reached in four years, APA learned on Tuesday.

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