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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The London-based Economist Intelligence Unit has released its 2015 Global Democracy Index (GDI) of 167 countries, APA learns here Wednesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 percent.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The former Vice President of the World Bank for Africa, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has described the economic policies of the Nigerian government as “confusing”.

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APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The spokesperson of the Botswana Prisons Service, Senior Superintendent Wamorena Ramolefhe says they have engaged Interpol to assist with the search for scores of inmates who escaped from Francistown Prison in northern Botswana. hey According to the prison official, the escapees include Botswana and Zimbabwe nationals.

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APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s Deputy Health Minister for Public Health Emergencies and Epidemic Control, Tolbert Nyenswah, on Tuesday launched a programme that would provide clinical guidance and free medical support for an estimated 5,000 Ebola survivors across the country.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s train manufacturer, Transnet, has dismissed reports suggesting its locomotive acquisition programme from China is in tatters, the state-owned firm said on Wednesday.

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