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APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The stakeholders of Sierra Leonean football have agreed to hold their much anticipated congress on March 23, APA learnt in Freetown on Monday.

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has called for the review of the international conventions and legal instruments that govern warfare and conflicts.

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari’s phone call to Acting President and the jailing of ex-governor of Adamawa State for corruption dominate the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Media rights watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Tuesday called on the Zimbabwean government to drop charges against News Day editor Wisdom Mdzungairi and reporter Richard Chidza who are facing charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe.

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APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s horticultural production for the year 2016 was 1,206,810 tonnes, according to the preliminary results from the Department of Agricultural Analysis, Forecasting and Statistics (DAPSA) of the Agriculture Ministry.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Government has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to stop engaging in finger-pointing over the issue of the Chibok girls, who were abducted during his tenure since such action is an unnecessary distraction from ongoing efforts to secure the release of the girls.

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