22-Sep-2019 to 10:53

Nigerian tales of woe from the Rainbow Nation

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Like many of the hundreds of Nigerian returnees who recently fled the xenophobic-driven attacks in South Africa, Ms Bisi Aremu, has very few fond memories of her time in the Rainbow Nation.

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21-Sep-2019 to 11:24

Ghana press beams spotlight on controversial computer placement system, others

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Computerized School Selection Placement System (CSSPS) which is used by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to enroll students into the Senior High Schools in the country for 2019/2020 academic year was marred with so many controversies.

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21-Sep-2019 to 11:15

EU advises Ghana over appointing EC boss

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The European Union has advised the Ghanaian government to consider broader consultation in appointing the Chairman of the Electoral Commission and other top officials as a way of deepening the democratic dispensation in the West African country, APA learnt here on Saturday.

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21-Sep-2019 to 10:41

Ghana names 10-member contingent to IAAF Championship in Doha

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has named a 10-member contingent for the International Athletics Amateurs Federation (IAAF) championship slated for Doha, Qatar from 27 September to 6 October.

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21-Sep-2019 to 09:48

Gambia apologises to Beijing over Taiwan gaffe

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Foreign Affairs ministry in Banjul has issued a statement on Friday apologising to Beijing over a gaffe by President Adama Barrow who mistakenly referred to Taiwan instead of China during his state of the nation address.

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20-Sep-2019 to 19:49

Two police officers lynched in Mali locality

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Two police officers, including Issiaka Tounkara, Divisional Commissioner of the Niono Police, were killed by a lynch mob in Niono, 270 km north from Bamako, in apparent retaliation for an assault on a civilian by their colleague.

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20-Sep-2019 to 18:04

Burkina: Five soldiers killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Five Burkinabe soldiers were killed overnight in an ambush in the Toéni district, in the Sourou province (Boucle du Mouhoun region) more than 200 km from the capital, Ouagadougou, local sources told APA Friday.

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