12-Sep-2014 to 11:55

Gambian leader appoints new tourism minister

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has effected a minor cabinet reshuffle with the appointment of Benjamin Roberts as Minister of Tourism and Culture, replacing Fatou Mass Jobe, who was first appointed into the cabinet in February 2010.

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12-Sep-2014 to 11:51

Nigeria quarantines South African woman with Ebola symptoms

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Health Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that a South African national who showed symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been quarantined in Lagos.

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12-Sep-2014 to 10:46

S/Leonean minister admonishes Diaspora compatriots to help rather criticize

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Local Government minister, Finda Diana Konomanyi-Kabbah, has urged her compatriots living abroad to join in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak by donating to victims and distressed communities back home instead of spending time criticizing the government.

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12-Sep-2014 to 10:38

Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor contracts Ebola

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Another doctor has been confirmed to have contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, APA learns here Thursday.

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12-Sep-2014 to 10:29

Sierra Leone sports ministry 'disappointed' over AFCON campaign

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Deputy Sports Minister, Ismail Al Sanko Conte, said Thursday that his ministry was disappointed with the performance of the national team, the Leone Stars` campaign for next year`s Africa Nations Cup qualifiers.

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11-Sep-2014 to 18:38

CEOs in Africa optimistic about revenue growth

APA-Johannesburg-(South Africa) — CEOs in Africa are optimistic about their companies' prospects for revenue growth over the medium term, according to PwC’s ‘Africa Business Agenda, 2014? report issued on Thursday.

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11-Sep-2014 to 17:59

W/Africa’s BRVM trades 57 967 securities worth $814 000

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 57 967 securities worth $814 000 were traded on Wednesday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $911 000 on Tuesday.

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