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APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Career technocrat Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has been appointed as The Gambia’s new vice-president in the incoming government led by Adama Barrow who defeated former strongman Yahya Jammeh in last month's presidential elections.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma had his speech interrupted by angry parents demanding textbooks for their children two weeks after schools re-opened during a visit to Limpopo‚ a province plagued by school textbooks delivery scandals.

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s Trade and Industry Minister designate Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten says that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government’s “one district, one factory” policy is a major source of the transformation of the West African country's economy.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa and Chad have signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement which is expected to bring opportunities that will grow the aviation industry in both countries, senior officials said here Monday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the recent siege on the office of Premium Times, an on-line publication based in Abuja and the arrest and detention of its publisher, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi, and his colleague, Ms. Evelyn Okakwu, by security officials.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s prominent athlete and former world 400-meter champion, Amantle Montsho is preparing is preparing for a comeback after her two years doping ban, the DailyNews reports here Monday.

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