13-Oct-2014 to 15:28

Liberia: MSF official warns against stigmatization of health workers

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -The Mental Health Activities Manager of Medicines Sans Frontier (MSF) at the ELWA III Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in the Liberian capital, Althena Viscusi, has warned against the “stigmatization” of ETU staff by community dwellers.

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13-Oct-2014 to 15:07

Gambia: New legislative building inaugurated

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has inaugurated a new state-of the-art ultra-modern National Assembly building in the capital Banjul, APA can report Monday.

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13-Oct-2014 to 14:41

Liberian health minister confirms nationwide strike by medics

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -Liberia's health minister Dr. Walter Gwenigale Monday confirmed a nationwide strike by health workers.

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13-Oct-2014 to 13:22

Modern energy crucial to boosting Africa’s economies-Report

APA-London-(United Kingdom) — Increasing access to modern forms of energy is crucial to unlocking faster economic and social development in sub Saharan Africa, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Africa Energy Outlook report.

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13-Oct-2014 to 12:55

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $478 000

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — The Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone closed its trading session on Friday, higher than the previous day.

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13-Oct-2014 to 11:58

AfDb, finance leaders discuss ways to fast-track emergency assistance

APA-Washington-(United States) — Addressing financial leaders from around the world, African Development Bank (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka said that in order to build strong economies there must be cooperation.

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13-Oct-2014 to 11:42

Hopes for Ebola-stricken countries at World Bank/IMF annual meetings

APA-Washington-(United States) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to increase fiscal deficits of West African Ebola-stricken countries, and the World Bank has fast-tracked a $105 million aid package to fight the Ebola outbreak, a statement jointly issued by the Bretton Woods Institutions said on Monday.

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