20-Oct-2014 to 18:23

Ghanaians hail fuel price cut

APA-Cape Coast (Ghana) — Following the announcement by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) that fuel prices will be cut by 2 percent effective Tuesday, Ghanaians have been hailing the move but demanded that the government do more to stabilize the local currency and strengthen the economy.

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20-Oct-2014 to 18:20

Gambia to appear before UN to defend rights record

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambia government is to appear before the United Nations on 28th October to defend its human rights record.

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20-Oct-2014 to 16:59

IOC suspends Gambia over “interference row”

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambia has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over an apparent failure by the government to heed a warning in September not to interfere in the running of the National Olympic Committee, APA can report quoting an online news outlet on Monday.

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20-Oct-2014 to 16:55

Ghanaians react to Mahama’s indecision over hosting of 2015 AFCON

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Following media report on Monday that President John Dramani Mahama has insisted that Ghana is yet to take a decision on a request from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), social media have been flooded with various comments lambasting the president for not taking a decisive position.

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20-Oct-2014 to 16:39

Launching of development projects dominate Gambian newspapers

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Stories emanating from the launching of several development projects in the Greater Banjul Area, as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh's accession to power dominate Monday newspapers in the Gambia.

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20-Oct-2014 to 16:15

Africa’s richest man pledges support to Liberia’s Ebola fight

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -Africa's richest man, Nigerian billionaire Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has pledged to support Liberia in the fight against the Ebola virus disease.

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20-Oct-2014 to 16:02

Nigerian press focuses on unemployment, negotiations with insurgents, others

APA - Abuja (Nigeria) — Redefining Nigeria’s unemployment data, wider negotiations with Boko Haram insurgents and the sect’s factions threat to peace talks and probe of legislators over $50,000 alleged bribe are the main stories in Nigerian newspapers on Monday.

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