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    • Kenya: Anti-counterfeit war chest gets $15m boost

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya on Monday received $1.5 million support from Trade Mark East Africa towards supporting the digitalization of its operations and services to fight counterfeit goods.

    • Western nations issue Uganda travel advice

      APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the United States have issued travel advisory warnings to their nationals in the wake of the heightened political tensions in...

    • Rwanda, Italy strike air services deal

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Italy on Monday signed an air services agreement that grants both parties the rights to fly into both territories without landing, as well as to make stops for non-traff...


    APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali’s main opposition leader, Soumaila Cisse Friday rejected the official results of the presidential run-off, claiming that he had won the poll with 51 percent of the ballot.

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    APA-Libreville (Gabon) — The employment curve is on the rise in Gabon, with 5177 jobs created in the first half of this year, President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced.

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    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Three Portuguese nationals have been arrested at Maputo International Airport while trying to smuggle 16.5 kilogrammes of illicit drugs out of Mozambique, the police reported on Friday.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Njala University, one of the country’s oldest tertiary institutions, has announced the introduction of a law program.

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    APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroon has banned over 100 schools for apparently not meeting requirements set out by the state to continue operating.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has replaced the country’s Central Bank Governor. Dr Patrick Conteh with Prof. Kaifala Kallon.

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