19-Sep-2019 to 20:12

ECOWAS commits to border security

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritise investment in border security to promote sustainable peace as well as tackle drug trafficking in the region.

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19-Sep-2019 to 16:59

Cape Verde Cutsoms draws inspiration from Senegal's GAÏNDE 2000

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Customs experts from Cape Verde, who are on a working visit to Senegal, have expressed readiness to draw inspiration from GAÏNDÉ to set up a single window in their country.

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19-Sep-2019 to 16:43

Nigeria border shutdown affects Benin tomato trade

APA - Cotonou (Benin) — The price of fresh tomatoes has fallen drastically in Benin thanks to the closure of the land border with Nigeria, where the main buyers of the produce come from.

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19-Sep-2019 to 16:11

Ivorian health budget up fourfold

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The budget allocated to the health sector by the Ivorian state jumped from CFA105 billion in 2011 to CFA415 billion in 2018, representing a 200-percent increase.

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18-Sep-2019 to 14:44

29 feared dead in Monrovia mosque fire

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Twenty-nine people are feared dead in a fire at a quranic memorization center in a mosque in the Monrovia suburb of Paynesville, an official of the Liberia National Fire Service has confirmed to APA on Wednesday.

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18-Sep-2019 to 12:43

Nigeria urged to reopen border with Benin

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Moustapha Cissé Lô, called on Nigeria to respect the free trade agreements and reopen its border with Benin.

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18-Sep-2019 to 12:35

Senegal gives foretaste of China’s 70th anniversary

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, its embassy in Senegal began the festivities on Tuesday in Dakar in the presence of several personalities, including Sino-Senegalese officials who took the opportunity to highlight their strong bilateral relationship.

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