04-Nov-2014 to 14:43

Gambia launches new ICT mega project

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A leading communications firm in the Gambia, RLG Gambia, on Tuesday launched a mega ICT novel project dubbed “Connect Gambia-Vision 2020”.

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04-Nov-2014 to 14:32

Tragic car accident, rice self-sufficiency dominate Gambian media

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A car disaster, which killed five people upcountry on Saturday, the announcement by Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh to sufficiently serve the local market with home grown rice by 2015, among other stories making news in the country, dominate Gambian media on Tuesday.

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04-Nov-2014 to 14:19

S/Leone parliament interviews media regulator appointees despite objections

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Despite objections, parliament in Sierra Leone has gone ahead with interviews for presidential appointees for the proposed commissioners of the Independent Media Commission (IMC).

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04-Nov-2014 to 12:51

Soldiers capture 20 suspected jihadists in south-east Mali

APA - Bamako (Mali) — About 20 alleged Islamic militants have been arrested during clashes with soldiers at a checkpoint in the south-eastern Malian town of Boulkessi, near the border with Burkina Faso, Mali’s Army Chief announced on Monday.

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04-Nov-2014 to 12:39

Death of DCE, incarceration of NSS boss make headlines in Ghana

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press was on Tuesday dominated by news of the death of the District Chief Executive of Nkwanta South in the Volta Region of the country and the National Service Scheme (NSS) boss being still in police custody.

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04-Nov-2014 to 12:32

Staff at Sierra Leone’s state broadcaster fight boss's reappointment

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Officials at the Sierra Leone Ministry of Information and Communication are set to meet with representatives of staff at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) over a standoff regarding the reappointment of its Director General, reports indicate here Tuesday morning.

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04-Nov-2014 to 10:15

S/Leone emergency “still in force”

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government late on Monday declared that the emergency introduced in July to deal with the Ebola crisis is still in force.

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