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    • Kenya condolences after Annan demise

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled family, friends and relatives of the late former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan, who passed away on Saturday morning.

    • Mozambique media fees attract criticism

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has warned that the imposition of licensing fees on the country’s mass media must not compromise the fundamental right of the...

    • Gambia FA chief re-elected despite rival's boycott

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The head of The Gambia Football Federation Lamin Kaba Bajo has been returned to office in controversial fashion after his challenger Malick Sillah withdrew from the election.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The National Economic Council (NEC) has said that the 36 states in Nigeria are owing the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) $134 million in Value Added Tax (VAT).

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s resolve to decentralise the operations of the police and the directive to the banks to give single digit interest on loans to farmers are the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has insisted that Nigeria did not pay any ransom to secure the release of the Dapchi schoolgirls from the Boko Haram insurgents in March.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the aggregate foreign exchange inflow into the country stood at $91 billion in 2017.

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    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s popular online Premium Times has described the reason given by the police for the arrest of its reporter, Mr. Samuel Ogundipe, as misleading and prejudicial.

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    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A section of the Ugandan parliament has condemned treason charges slapped against their colleagues.

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