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Here is the news around Africa this week:

Author Ahmed Naji, accused of publishing a book with references to sex and drugs, was sentenced to two years in prison on the 20th of February. Due to his arrest, Egyptian writers, artists and filmmakers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression.
Author, Ahmed Naji, accused of publishing a book with references to sex and drugs, was sentenced to two years in prison on the 20th of February.
Due to his arrest, Egyptian writers, artists and filmmakers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression.
The 41- year old Super Eagles coach resigned "due to contract violations ,lack of support,unpaid wages and benefits"
The 41-year old Super Eagles coach resigned “due to contract violations, lack of support, unpaid wages and benefits.”
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has proposed a new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, as government increases its efforts to tackle obesity.
South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has proposed a new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, as the government increases its efforts to tackle obesity.
Vandalark Patricks, the Liberian political activist has been formally charged by the government with sedition and criminal libel against President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Vandalark Patricks, a Liberian political activist, has been formally charged by the government with sedition and criminal libel against President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
There are speculations that the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power since 1986 may alter the constitution in order to stay president for life.
There are speculations that the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power since 1986 may alter the constitution in order to remain president for life.

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