27-Oct-2014 to 14:05

Gambian newspapers focus on power project commissioning, poverty rate

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian newspapers on Monday have been dominated by the commissioning of a US$10 million electricity project and the country's poverty rate report, among other stories making news in the country.

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27-Oct-2014 to 13:30

Sierra Leonean philanthropist politician denies political motive

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — One of Sierra Leone's leading presidential aspirants has defended his charity work after coming under criticism for seeking unfair political capital through his philanthropic work, APA learns here Monday.

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27-Oct-2014 to 12:00

World cup commission, economic down-grading dominate Ghanaian press

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press was on Monday dominated by the stories of reappearance of the ex-Sports Minister, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah and others and the down-grading of Ghana from B to B- of the Ghanaian economy.

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26-Oct-2014 to 13:16

Gambian star on trial run with Italian club

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — A Gambian first division league footballer Famara Jarju alias Kallon, is undergoing a tryout with Italian club U.S. Cremonese, APA can report on Sunday.

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26-Oct-2014 to 00:05

CAF championship: Nigeria crowned women’s champs

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Nigeria have been crowned champions of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Women Championship after beating Cameroon 2-0 in Saturday’s final at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Katutura, Namibia.

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25-Oct-2014 to 18:29

I/Coast books place at FIFA Women's World Cup

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Ivory Coast are the first African team to book their place at next year’s FIFA Women's World Cup following their win against South Africa on Saturday.

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25-Oct-2014 to 16:18

AfDB pledges $7.7m to revamp health infrastructure in Africa

APA-Abidjan-(Côte d’Ivoire) — Through a $7.7 million ‘Crisis Response Technical Assistance Project’, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will fund the deployment of some 100 skilled health workers from across Africa and the diaspora, the Pan-African lender said in a statement on Saturday.

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