26-Sep-2014 to 12:22

Nigerian Senate approves $1bn loan request to fight insurgency

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s upper legislative body, the Senate has approved the request for $1bn external loan made by President Goodluck Jonathan to fight the ongoing insurgency in the country.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:19

Ghana Black Starlets in crucial Under-17 qualifier against Cameroon

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s Under-17 national football team the Black Starlets is expected to play their Cameroonian counterparts in a crucial 2015 African Under-17 Championship qualifier slated for Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday, APA learns here on Friday.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:16

Press focuses on rehabilitation of ex-insurgents, politics, rowdy senate

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The plan to rehabilitate and integrate Boko Haram insurgents who surrendered, plans by six government ministers to quit the cabinet for governorship election, rowdy senate over approval of US$1 billion loan to fight insurgency and discovery of local herbs for treatment of malaria, were the main stories in Friday’s Nigerian newspapers.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:05

Sierra Leonean leader appeals for int’l cooperation to fight Ebola

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma Thursday appealed for international cooperation to fight off the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:02

Sierra Leonean minister advocates use of new drug to treat Ebola

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Information Minister, Alpha Kanu has said the controversial Ebola treatment solution, Nano Silver, does not need any approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that Sierra Leone was considering using it to treat Ebola patients.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:00

UK to build treatment center for Sierra Leone’s infected Ebola workers

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — To build confidence among a demoralized work force in Sierra Leone, Britain is building a 16-bed treatment center exclusively for health workers infected with the Ebola virus, Sierra Leone officials have said.

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25-Sep-2014 to 20:27

W/Bank raises $400m for anti-Ebola effort

APA-Washing-(United States) — The World Bank on Thursday announced that it would nearly double its funds to Ebola-hit West Africa to $400 million to help address the emergency situation in the region and build stronger health systems for the future.

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