07-Oct-2014 to 14:39

Burkina Faso: Activities scheduled to commemorate Thomas Sankara’s death

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — A wide range of activities have been scheduled in the commemoration of the 27th anniversary of the death of the ex-Burkinabe president, Thomas Sankara and his supporters killed on 15 October 1987 during a coup, the organizing committee of the event told APA.

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07-Oct-2014 to 13:14

Burkina to facilitate access to cheap housing for low-income households

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – The Burkinabe government has promised to take action to facilitate cheap housing access to low-income citizens, sources at the ministry of Habitat and Housing announced.

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07-Oct-2014 to 10:55

Four Senegalese players to miss 2015 AFACON qualifier with Tunisia

APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — Four key players of the Senegalese football squad will miss the clash later this week with Tunisia due to injuries as part of the 3rd and 4th rounds of the qualifiers for the 2015 African Cup of Nations, reliable sources disclosed.

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07-Oct-2014 to 09:34

Sierra Leonean leader admonishes 49 Ebola survivors

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leoneans President Ernest Bai Koroma Monday urged 49 people released from an Ebola treatment center outside Freetown to serve as ambassadors to let members of their communities know that the deadly hemorrhagic fever is real but that it also does not mean automatic death when one is infected.

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06-Oct-2014 to 16:51

Nigeria targets 20 million farmers with fertilizers in 2015

APA-Abuja ( Nigeria) — Nigeria is targeting 20 million farmers in the fertilizer distribution for the 2015 farming season on the platform of Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme, a government official said on Monday.

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06-Oct-2014 to 15:31

UNFPA donates Ebola sensitization materials to Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated thousands of information, education and communication (IEC) materials to the Lagos State Ebola Emergency Operation Committee to enhance its prevention, preparedness and response efforts in Nigeria.

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06-Oct-2014 to 15:19

Nigeria embarks on irrigation to boost rice, sugar cane farming

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — In a renewed campaign to boost rice and sugar production in Nigeria, the Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority (LNRBDA) is to irrigate 10,000 hectares in Kwara and Kogi states for the cultivation of the products.

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