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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Preparations are “going on very well” and “logistics are all on track” for South Africa’s ruling African National Congress’ (ANC) 105th birthday bash at Soweto’s Orlando Stadium on Sunday, ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize has said.

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Nigeria-Patrol-Insurgents — The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has intensified aerial patrol of the Sambisa forest to prevent fleeing insurgents from regrouping.

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Nigeria-Minister-Court — Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Allison-Madueke has been ordered to forfeit $153.3 million to the Federal Government.

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Ghana-Inauguration-Education — Outgoing Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has inaugurated two giant offices of the Association of African Universities and the West African Examination Council in Accra on Friday.

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Ghana-Press-Review — The swearing-in of the President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo dominates the headlines of Ghanaian media on Saturday with such banner headline as “A new dawn” and splashing of the photograph of Nana Addo on their front pages.

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APA-Bouake (Cote d’Ivoire) — At 12 noon local time on Friday, the suburbs of Bouake in northern Cote d’Ivoire were still in the hands of defiant soldiers, while passengers and vehicles were ordered to park, APA observed in Cote d’Ivoire’s second largest city.

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