31-Oct-2014 to 15:01

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $2.676m

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — The Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone closed its trading session on Thursday, lower than the previous day.

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31-Oct-2014 to 14:51

Burkina Faso: Compaore steps down

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — President Blaise Compaore on Friday afternoon announced his resignation from power in Burkina Faso after a day of angry protests across the country.

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31-Oct-2014 to 12:51

Gambian leader tours rice projects to assess Vision 2016

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh on Thursday began a tour of the country to assess Vision 2016 rice fields located in the Central River Region (CRR).

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31-Oct-2014 to 10:17

W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

APA-Washington-(United States) — The World Bank on Friday announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa.

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31-Oct-2014 to 01:49

Ebola undermining multinational companies – W/Bank

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The visiting World Bank President to Ghana Jim Kim Yong has said that the outbreak of the dreadful Ebola virus in West African had undermined the operations of multinational institutions in the affected countries.

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31-Oct-2014 to 00:57

End of Ebola close –S/Leone minister

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Information Minister has said that the end of Ebola was closer given the effort of the government and its international development partners.

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31-Oct-2014 to 00:37

British 'hospital' ship arrives in S/Leone

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A British ship, the RFA Argus, Thursday anchored ashore in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown.

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