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  1. [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan President João Lourenço was distinguished by the African Union on Friday with the Recognition Award of the Heads of State and Government, whose countries have ratified the Agreement for the Creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
  2. [New Times] The 21st ordinary meeting of the Summit of the East African Community Heads of State is set to take place virtually on Saturday, February 27, with consideration of the request by the DR Congo to join the six-member bloc high on agenda.
  3. [New Zimbabwe] The government has issued a warning to road user to exercise caution after the continuous rains pounding across the country have left a trail of destruction with bridges are swept away while debris is blocking roads in some areas.
  4. [Daily News] THE African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has said despite the Covid 19 pandemic ravaging the world, Tanzania remains one of the fastest growing economies in the African continent.
  5. [DW] Post-election violence, national reconciliation, and two jihadist insurgencies are just some of the challenges that Niger's newly-elected president must contend with. DW examines whether he can deliver for Nigeriens.