17-Sep-2014 to 20:32

Gambia: EU in crusade over women’s rights

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The European Union (EU) said it is furthering its campaign to reduce all forms of violence against women and also enhance their economic status, rights and welfare in The Gambia.

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17-Sep-2014 to 20:26

Liberia: ArcelorMittal clarifies support against Ebola

APA – Monrovia (Liberia) — ArcelorMittal has clarified that it has renovated a 60-bed Ebola Unit in Liberia’s Nimba County as part of its contribution towards efforts aimed at dealing with the outbreak.

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17-Sep-2014 to 19:20

Over $23m USAID boost for ECOWAS programmes

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — ECOWAS and the US Agency for International Aid (USAID) will strengthen their existing strategic objective agreement with the addition of two components valued at $23.6million to promote regional stability and improve the region’s trade competitiveness.

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17-Sep-2014 to 18:43

UN earmarks $90m for Malian refugees in B/Faso

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A budget of $90 million (CFA 45 billion) has been allocated to Malian refugees who fled to Burkina Faso since the crisis in their country in 2011, the UN humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper confirmed.

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17-Sep-2014 to 18:29

Liberia Ebola-related deaths at 1,424 - Report

APA – Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s Ebola-related deaths since the epidemic began in the country in March has reached 1, 424, according to a report by the Ministry of Health.

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17-Sep-2014 to 17:52

ICC reforms Trial Chamber I for Gbagbo trial

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The President of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday reconstituted the Trial Chamber I, which will be in charge of trying former Ivorian leader, Laurent Gbagbo.

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17-Sep-2014 to 16:41

Liberia: Sirleaf lauds U.S support against Ebola

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described as 'significant', the decision by the United States government to directly assist her country with military personnel to curtail the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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