20-Nov-2014 to 18:02

Ebola undermines Liberia economic growth

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Amara Konneh Thursday admitted that his country’s economic growth rate is experiencing a downturn due to the overwhelming impact of the Ebola epidemic.

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20-Nov-2014 to 17:46

APIX outs Francophonie economic forum challenges

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The National Agency in charge of Investment Promotion and major Projects (APIX) on Thursday presented in Dakar the challenges of the Francophonie’s first economic forum scheduled for 1 and 2 December 2014 in the Senegalese capital.

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20-Nov-2014 to 17:34

FAJ Condemns Somali journalist’s killing

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) has condemned what they called the cowardly killing of Somali freelance journalist, Abdirisak Ali Abdi in the central town of Galkayo, Puntland on Tuesday.

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20-Nov-2014 to 17:29

Sierra Leone contemplates use of surveillance software for Ebola fight

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone on Wednesday used celebrations of the world Geographical Information System (GIS) Day to explore innovative ways of dealing with its Ebola epidemic.

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20-Nov-2014 to 17:26

Gambian defender on trial with Swedish club

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — A former player from Gambian Division One club Samger has been offered a chance to sign with Gefle FC of Sweden, APA can report on Thursday.

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20-Nov-2014 to 17:18

Sierra Leone’s new media regulator commissioners begin work

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The newly appointed commissioners of the Independent Media Commission (IMC) of Sierra Leone have in a statement assured efficiency as they begin work, following a controversial selection process.

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20-Nov-2014 to 16:55

ECOWAS boss discusses Ebola epidemic with Sierra Leonean leader

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The president of Ecowas Commission Kadre Desire Ouedraogo on Wednesday held talks with Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma as part of a one-day visit to the Ebola hit country.

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