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APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The Association of Lawyers in Congo, has in a statement, announced that they would suspend their professional activities on Tuesday for three days in order to denounce the detention of their colleague, Ludovic Desire Essou.

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APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The consolidated net profit of the Senegalese telecommunications company (SONATEL) which includes subsidiaries in Mali, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau, fell by 2.4 percent on 31 December 2016, the officials of the telecommunications firm announced Monday.

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APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Calm has returned in the suburbs of Conakry on Tuesday, a day after the announcement of the suspension of the teachers' strike in Guinea, which followed by street demonstrations that left five killed and around 30 injured.

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APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has appointed five new ministers and sacked two others, according to a government statement on Monday night.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Leader of Opposition, Duma Boko on Tuesday tabled an urgent motion to address constitutional crisis created by the suspension of the Court of Appeal (CoA) and ensure that the same court is not dominated by white males.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The final figure of the number of passengers injured when two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided head-on at Pretoria’s Rosslyn station during a peak hour on Monday evening is currently at 216, Metrorail said on Tuesday.

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