04-Sep-2014 to 17:13

Guinea Ebola crusade: Conde seeks businessperson’s backing

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s President, Alpha Conde has solicited the financial and material backing of the country’s businessmen to help contain the Ebola epidemic, state media reported Thursday.

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04-Sep-2014 to 16:52

UEMOA poised to woo investors during Dubai conference

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) is looking to woo potential investors to the region during the 9 September international Investment conference to be hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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04-Sep-2014 to 16:41

Gambia: Free education for upper basic schools soon

APA – Banjul (The Gambia) — Students in all upper basic schools in The Gambia will benefit from free education with effect from the reopening of school later in September, the government has indicated.

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04-Sep-2014 to 14:02

Nigerians warned of flooding in September

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHSA) has warned that there will be flooding in different parts of the country in September due to rainfall and other natural disasters.

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04-Sep-2014 to 13:54

Nigerians in the diaspora remit over $10bn in first half of 2014- Minister

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that Nigerians in the Diaspora remitted $10.4 billion into the country’s development efforts within the first six months of this year.

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04-Sep-2014 to 13:37

Liberia gives Ebola update

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)-- — The Liberian health ministry says cumulative suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases for the period May 29 to September 1 now stands at 1,763.

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04-Sep-2014 to 13:24

EU to announce €450m support for Benin

APA-Cotonou-(Benin) — EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will announce €450 milliom to support Benin over the next six years (2014-2020), the EU said in a statement issued on Thursday.

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