30-Nov-2014 to 16:57

Madagascar as host of next Francophone Summit

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Heads of state and government of the International Francophone Organization (OIF) have tasked the island nation of Madagascar with hosting the 16th summit of the organization in 2016.

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30-Nov-2014 to 16:20

Michaelle Jean is new Francophone head

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Michaelle Jean, a former Governor of Canada has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the International Francophone Organization (OIF) grouping mainly French-speaking countries around the world.

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30-Nov-2014 to 14:57

Gambia launches air route to Mauritania

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia International Airlines (GIA) has signed an air service deal with the Mauritania Airlines International for passenger flights from Banjul to Nouakchott, via the Senegalese capital Dakar.

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30-Nov-2014 to 13:17

Ghana begins business charm offensive in Qatar

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama left Accra Sunday for Qatar to begin a three-day state visit to the Arab country with the aim of wooing investors.

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30-Nov-2014 to 12:57

Gambia: Detained former minister hospitalized

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A former Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister in The Gambia who is currently in detained over an alleged crime against the state is being admitted at a hospital, sources told APA Sunday.

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30-Nov-2014 to 12:32

Nigerian press on troubled economy…

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Fears over the state of the country’s ailing economy, the desperate move to save President Goodluck Jonathan from impeachment and the crash landing of a commercial flights were some of the stories dominating Nigerian newspapers on Sunday.

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30-Nov-2014 to 12:14

Gambia reissues anti-gay rhetoric

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has restated its position on the culture of homosexuality vowing that it will not entertain dialogue with the European Union on the issue as a precondition for future cooperation.

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