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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on Tuesday blasted the United States government for the callous treatment of black people who gave 400 years of their lives in forced slave labour to enrich that country to its current leading economic status.

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APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s security forces tightened controls at checkpoints around the capital Harare on Tuesday amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s year−to−year inflation has hit 22.9 percent in April 2020, the highest since 2012, with price increases continuing to be broad−based, according to Ethiopian Central Statistics Agency.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The warning that Nigeria may be heading for another recession by the finance minister and the plan by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commissionto generate a minimum of 2,000mw of electricity from renewables this year are the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Many researchers are still struggling to explain the reason COVID-19 spread has been very slow in Africa compared to the rest of the world.

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APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Under normal circumstances, Gambian activists should expect to be granted a police permit to stage a solidarity demonstration on June 8th against the murder in the United States of African-American George Floyd.

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