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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The ongoing problems at South Africa’s troubled national carrier have become more than just the plight of the more than 1,000 employees facing retrenchments – it has provided a healthy dose of fodder for opposition players seeking to gain cheap political capital.

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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Workers for South African Airways (SAA) embarked on a strike on Thursday, forcing the cash-strapped flag carrier to cancel nearly all of its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

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APA - Cairo (Egypt) — Seven people have died in a huge fire that broke out following an oil pipeline leakage in the Egyptian town of Ezbet El-Masoud on Wednesday, the Health ministry confirmed in a statement.

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APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Comoros Islands will be opening a Consulate General in Laayoune, according to an announcement made in Rabat, Morocco on Wednesday.

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APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — A legislation encapsulating “contempt of tribalism” may soon be incorporated into the Cameroonian Criminal Code, according to a bill tabled in parliament by the government on Wednesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 in the first leg of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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