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12-Jun-2019 to 21:10

B/Faso state media workers hold sit-in

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — Public media workers in Burkina Faso have responded to a call by the Autonomous Union of Communication and Culture Workers (SYNATIC) to stage a sit-in on Wednesday.

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08-Jun-2019 to 21:53

IT experts discuss side effects of digital boom

APA-Tangier (Morocco) — More than 300 experts represented from 65 countries of the world are meeting in Moroccan city of Tangier, dwelling on the side effects of technologies including its role in affecting human focus and using as platform for terrorists to recruit and finance terrorism.

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07-Jun-2019 to 08:13

S/African tycoon sues Botswana paper for defamation

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A newspaper in Botswana, which crossed the path of South African mining tycoon Patrice Motsepe, is being sued for nearly US$500,000 for a story it published claiming that the rich miner is funding local politicians of the neighbouring country, APA has learnt.

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07-Jun-2019 to 06:36

S/Africa’s EFF to ‘comply’ with court ruling on TV host threats

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African TV host Karima Brown left the high court sitting in Johannesburg smiling after a Thursday ruling in her favour in a case that arose after the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters’ supporters sent threatening messages on her phone.

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06-Jun-2019 to 16:42

Ramaphosa condoles family of late S/African journalist

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to the family and friends of late veteran journalist and editor, Raymond Louw, who died at a Johannesburg hospital on Wednesday.

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06-Jun-2019 to 12:31

Cameroon to deploy 15,000km of fibre optic

APA-Douala (Cameroun) — Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL), the state-owned telecommunications operator, plans to deploy over 15,000 kilometers of optical fiber to improve the quality of communication in the country, reports said on Thursday.

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06-Jun-2019 to 08:40

Sierra Leone papers zoom in on political violence, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Thursday’s edition of the Sierra Leonean papers focused on a wide range of issues, but notably on last week’s political violence.

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