21-Nov-2014 to 11:04

Gambian minister receives award for his role in improvement of health services

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — An organisation based in the United States has awarded the Gambian Minister of Health and Social Welfare Dr. Omar Sey the 2014 International Leadership Award (ILA) on health.

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21-Nov-2014 to 10:46

Nigeria naira weakens against US dollar

APA-Abuja-(Nigeria) — Nigerian naira ended to a record low on the interbank market on Friday ahead of the country’s central bank meeting to review interest rates in Africa’s biggest oil producer.

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20-Nov-2014 to 20:59

Malian doctor dies of Ebola

APA Bamako (Mali) — A Malian doctor who contracted the Ebola virus through a Guinean patient he was curing in Clinic Pasteur died Thursday, hospital sources in the Malian capital revealed.

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20-Nov-2014 to 19:34

S/Leone Ebola: University to employ E-learning

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The University of Sierra Leone is preparing to undertaken e-learning for students to keep them busy as the Ebola epidemic which interrupted schooling nationwide increases unabated.

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20-Nov-2014 to 19:23

Liberia: Public rallies, demos outlawed

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia has issued a regulation outlawing public rallies and demonstrations during the campaigning for the December 16 senatorial election amidst the Ebola outbreak.

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20-Nov-2014 to 19:07

S/Leone: Fisheries revenue beats target

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Fisheries sector remains buoyant, despite the ravaging Ebola epidemic, Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Charles Rogers, said Thursday.

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20-Nov-2014 to 18:48

Nigerian MPs reject protracted emergency in northeast

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — MPs in Nigeria have rejected a request from President Goodluck Jonathan to extend the state of emergency in the northeast of the country since last year to deal with an insurgency by Boko Haram.

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