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    APA-N’Djamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — A panther has been shot dead after it broke loose and fatally mauled several people in a district of N'Djamena, the Chadian capital on Thursday morning.

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    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The International Criminal Court (ICC) has directed Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to respond to a motion seeking dismissal of all charges against Dominic Ongwen, the former leader of Uganda’s rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

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    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Honourable Bogolo Kenewendo is due in South Africa to attend the European Union-Southern Africa Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement Joint Council meeting aimed at fast tracking the implementation of the accord, APA learnt Thursday.

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    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Reports by the eSwatini tourism office have suggest that tourist arrivals have declined by 5.1 percent in the course of 2018.

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    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The state run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its joint venture partners on Wednesday in Abuja signed the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the development of the 4.3 trillion cubic feet Assa North/Ohaji South Fields in Oil Mining Lease 21.

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    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration on economic development with Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey based in the United States, a senior official said Thursday.

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