28-Oct-2014 to 09:47

Innovation key to Africa’s development-AfDB

APA-Abidjan-(Ivory Coast) — Innovation is a key to Africa’s development, Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa African Development Bank (AfDB) acting chief economist and Vice-President said in an exclusive interview.

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27-Oct-2014 to 19:27

MINUSMA rejects deployment claims in Northern Mali

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) Monday dismissed as untrue allegations that it had deployed only 22 percent of its workforce in the north of the country.

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27-Oct-2014 to 18:13

Nigeria institute steps up Ebola, HIV research

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN) has disclosed it is scaling up a research that will help break the transmission of HIV/AIDS, Ebola and other communicable diseases.

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27-Oct-2014 to 17:10

Nigeria takes delivery of refined petroleum

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria’s four refineries go comatose, the importation of refined petroleum products has intensified as ten ships containing petroleum products arrived at the Lagos ports waiting to berth.

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27-Oct-2014 to 16:37

Washington restates Ebola pledge to Guinea

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The United States permanent envoy to the United Nations, Samantha Power has pledged unflagging support and solidarity to the people of Guinea in their crusade against the deadly Ebola virus, APA can report Monday.

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27-Oct-2014 to 15:53

CAF bans Ghana Under-17 women’s team for fielding over-aged players

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Monday confirmed that it has received letter from the African football governing body Confederation of African Football (CAF) that it has banned the U-17 female national team Black Starlets from taking part in the 2015 Niger Youth Tournament for fielding seven over aged players during the qualifiers against Cameroon.

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27-Oct-2014 to 15:17

Liberia cremates 1,700 bodies of Ebola victims since August

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- — The head of Liberia’s Ebola management team, Ciatta Bishop, has disclosed that approximately 1,700 bodies have been cremated since the process began in early August.

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