10-Sep-2014 to 17:38

Gambian press spotlights ex-Intelligence chief’s trial

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The single charge of false news against the former deputy director of Operations at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) by the state dominated daily newspapers in The Gambia on Wednesday.

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10-Sep-2014 to 08:42

Cholera, Ebola & other stories dominate the Ghanaian press

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press was on Wednesday dominated by the stories of cholera, Ebola screening of students and the construction of the second international airport in the country.

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10-Sep-2014 to 07:04

Botswana press zooms in on editors’ arrest

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana press was Wednesday dominated by reports of the arrest and court case of Sunday Standard editor Outsa Mokone and the raid of the newspaper’s office by security agents.

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10-Sep-2014 to 07:01

Press zoom criticism of slogan, insurgency, police redeployment, others

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The criticism trailing the use of #BringBackOurGirls campaign slogan by President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 presidential election team, military and insurgents’ battle for control of more towns, and the re-deployment of senior police officers were the leading stories in newspapers on Wednesday.

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10-Sep-2014 to 03:58

Court blocks arrest of Botswana editor

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana High Court on Tuesday ordered the government not to arrest the editor of the Sunday Standard newspaper Outsa Mokone who is accused of publishing stories relating to President Ian Khama.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:47

Food meeting, minister’s trial dominate Gambian press

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Most of the daily newspapers in The Gambia on Tuesday were dominated by stories on a three-day regional consultation on agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa currently underway in Banjul, and a new charge of abuse of office for a former Minister of Lands and Local Government.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:38

South Sudanese leader assents to long awaited media bills

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has on Tuesday signed into law the long awaited media bills to help regulate activities of media practitioners in the country.

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