31-Oct-2014 to 19:14

Gambian magistrates’ court sentences two Egyptians to prison

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Two Egyptian men have been sentenced to a fine of D500, 000 (about US$12,200) or spend three years in prison for fishing with prohibited fishing gears in Gambian waters.

Read more

31-Oct-2014 to 19:08

C/d’Ivoire ruling party hails Compaore’s spirit

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire’s ruling Rally of the Republicans (RDR) on Friday hailed former Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore for what it called his courageous decision to quit power, praising the “generosity of his spirit” .

Read more

31-Oct-2014 to 19:07

ECOWAS warns against unconstitutional accession to power in Burkina Faso

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The current chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), John Dramani Mahama has expressed “great concern”, about current events in Burkina Faso and the tensions caused by the process to review the bill amending the Constitution, warning that the sub-regional organization, “will not recognize any accession to power through unconstitutional means.”

Read more

31-Oct-2014 to 18:49

Malian leader to Freetown, Monrovia

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Malian President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita will jet into Sierra Leone and Liberia after his trip to Guinea as part of whistle-stop tour of Ebola-hit countries in the region, diplomatic sources told APA.

Read more

31-Oct-2014 to 18:36

Cremating Ebola bodies best option - EPA

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Anyaa Vohiri, has said cremating Ebola dead bodies is the best option to prevent the potential environmental impact associated with their burial.

Read more

31-Oct-2014 to 18:32

Mali’s IBK expected in Guinea

APA-Conakry-(Guinea) — Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita (IBK) is expected in Conakry later on Friday to meet his counterpart Alpha Condé for a working visit, official sources told APA.

Read more

31-Oct-2014 to 18:22

Liberia will overcome Ebola soon - Sirleaf

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed optimism that with the level of coordination between her government and the international community, the country will soon overcome the Ebola crisis and that the economy will return to full-scale operations.

Read more