14-Oct-2014 to 14:50

Liberian transport minister submits to voluntary Ebola quarantine

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -Liberia's Minister of Transport, Angela Cassell-Bush, has voluntarily submitted herself to be quarantined following reports of the death of her driver, Nimene Sumo from the Ebola virus.

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14-Oct-2014 to 14:14

UN to discuss revision of its peacekeeping operations

APA-Bamako (Mali) — – The United Nations which is presently facing a resurgence of attacks targeting its peacekeepers has initiated a debate to review the authority and mandate of its peacekeeping missions in Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Syrian Golan.

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14-Oct-2014 to 13:49

Gambia to host international investment forum on tourism - official

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambia government is to host an international tourism conference dubbed ‘International Tourism Investment Forum’ from on 16th - 18th October, officials said in a press briefing held in Banjul on Monday.

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14-Oct-2014 to 12:06

UN peacekeepers face ‘biggest test’ amid worsening CAR violence - AI

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic (CAR) faces its biggest test since being deployed last month, Amnesty International said Tuesday amid reports of armed clashes and sectarian violence in the capital Bangui which resulted in the killing of civilians.

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14-Oct-2014 to 11:29

UK vows to help Nigeria defeat Boko Haram

APA – London (United Kingdom) — UK has begun deliberating on a plan for a co-ordinated ‘Commonwealth-led’ military assistance for Nigerian forces in their campaign against Boko Haram; as well as increased international intelligence support and training for Nigerian government and military.

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13-Oct-2014 to 18:01

Djinnit urges peaceful polls across W/Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Special Representative in West Africa, Saïd Djinnit has urged countries in West Africa to hold peaceful presidential elections in 2015 and resolve electoral disputes amiably.

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13-Oct-2014 to 16:14

Nigeria seeks S/Africa support over building collapse victims

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Coroner investigating the collapse of a building at Synagogue Church of All Nations, Monday solicited the support of South Africa to identify over 80 bodies of its citizens.

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