10-Sep-2014 to 10:03

Gambian leader urged to reject homophobic law

APA- Dakar (Senegal)– — President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

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10-Sep-2014 to 09:57

Nigerian gov’t creates over 1m jobs - Jonathan

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that his government had created 1.2 million jobs last year and that the current focus on the power sector will change the fortunes of Nigerians.

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10-Sep-2014 to 09:55

New investor injects $100m into Nigeria’s financial services sector

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s financial services sector has received a boost totalling US $100m from LeapFrog Investments as investment in the sector.

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10-Sep-2014 to 08:59

Ghana’s defence minister urges collective efforts to tackle Ebola menace

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Ghana’s Minister of Defence, Dr. Benjamin Kubuor, has described the Ebola menace in West Africa as “a very worrying situation that requires the collective efforts of all.”

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10-Sep-2014 to 08:54

ECOWAS rallies military support against Ebola scourge

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The ECOWAS Commission has called on the defence forces of its member states to lend their professional support towards defeating the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which has claimed more than 2,000 lives from almost 4,000 cases reported in the region from March 2014.

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10-Sep-2014 to 08:49

Ebola-hit Guinean treated in Dakar has been cured - official

APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — The results of the two last tests on the Ebola-hit Guinean national admitted into Fann hospital in Dakar since late August have proved negative, according to Dr Pape Abdoulaye Diack, the Director of Health at the ministry of Health and Social Action.

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10-Sep-2014 to 08:42

Cholera, Ebola & other stories dominate the Ghanaian press

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press was on Wednesday dominated by the stories of cholera, Ebola screening of students and the construction of the second international airport in the country.

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