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    • Senegal: Pharmaceutical imports up CFA2.362 bln

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the...

    • Torrential rains collapse Niger homes

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

    • eSwatini chases Eskom power supply deal

      APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said...


    14-Jul-2018 to 16:57

    S/Leone: Education docket allocated 21 percent in revised budget

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has increased the budgetary allocation to the education sector to 21 percent, one percent above the minimum promised in the ‘New Direction’ development blueprint of President Julius Maada Bio.

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    13-Jul-2018 to 03:31

    Sierra Leone: Government removes university application fee

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Beginning next academic year [September], Sierra Leonean students seeking entry into tertiary learning institutions will no longer be required to buy entry forms, after the government on Thursday announced the elimination of this requirement.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 19:21

    Africa: Just 40 percent of poor girls complete primary education - WB

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A new report by the World Bank has suggested that less than two-thirds of girls in low-income countries complete primary education and that only one in three goes through lower secondary education.

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    02-Jul-2018 to 20:05

    Africa's education sector corruptible - AU Commissioner

    APA-Nouakchott (By special correspondent Edouard Touré, Mauritania) — Education is a corruptible sector in Africa which suits corrupting influences, the African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, Sarah Anyang Agbor of Cameroon warned in Nouakchott on Monday.

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    29-Jun-2018 to 19:23

    Liberia’s Weah conferred honorary Doctorate degree

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The faith-based Cuttington University College in Suakoko, Bong County, Friday conferred a honorary Doctorate Degree on President George Manneh Weah for his good work since assuming the presidency of Liberia.

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    26-Jun-2018 to 21:31

    eSwatini: Security fears keep 250 pupils away from school

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Some 250 pupils from one community in eSwatini have abandoned school over fears linked to the recent spate of ritual kidnappings and murders.

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    26-Jun-2018 to 15:20

    Namibia: UNESCO’s ASPnet progressing despite adversities

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) in Africa is doing fairly well despite various challenges including a significant decrease in human and financial resources, said Dr Jean-Pierre Iiboudo, the head of UNESCO in Namibia.

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