17-Jan-2020 to 12:34

Liberia: Cemenco’s FDI restores economic confidence-President

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The willingness of the manufacturing firm Cemenco to continue to make foreign direct investments (FDI) in Liberia indicates a significant vote of confidence in the stability and safety of the country’s investment climate, President George Weah has said.

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16-Jan-2020 to 19:37

African football suffers hammer blow as AFCON to hold in winter

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Confederation of African Football (CAF), with its rescheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in January-February, is exposing its inconsistencies and risks tarnishing the brilliance of its stars on the European stage where the best club competitions are held.

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16-Jan-2020 to 16:54

India donates five fire trucks to Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Indian government has donated five fire trucks to the government in Monrovia in a bid to help improve the work of the Liberia National Fire Service, a senior official of the LNFS confirmed on Thursday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 15:39

Gambia: Tensions mar demo for Jammeh's return

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Tensions have flared up in The Gambia where anti-riot police were involved in angry exchanges with protesters who took to the streets on Thursday to call for an end to former president Yahya Jammeh's exile in Equatorial Guinea.

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16-Jan-2020 to 12:31

AfDB to grant €1.2m to eight African countries to boost mining

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia is among eight African nations to benefit from an African Development Bank (AfDB) grant in the amount of €1.2 million to help these countries institute effective resource mobilization in the area of mining.

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16-Jan-2020 to 12:21

Liberia explains government role to detain Costa in Sierra Leone

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe has revealed that the Government submitted a diplomatic note to Sierra Leone cataloguing several felonious violations of laws by Henry Costa and requested for his extradition to Liberia to face the law.

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16-Jan-2020 to 08:07

Anglopone West Africa meet over single currency

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Anglophone West African nations, which are members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), have resolved to meet over the proposed regional single currency, the Eco, and assess the impact of its adoption by their French-speaking counterparts.

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