09-Sep-2014 to 12:27

Gambia validates national sports bill

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Stakeholders from across different sporting disciplines in The Gambia have reviewed and validated the draft National Sports Bill, which will be subsequently sent to the Ministry of Justice and to the National Assembly for enactment.

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09-Sep-2014 to 12:17

UAE invests $300m in Nigeria's cement giant

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has acquired 243,500 million units of Dangote Cement Plc for (N48.7bn ($300m) at N200 (about $1.33) per unit from Dangote Industries Limited.

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09-Sep-2014 to 12:15

Nigeria appeals against stigmatisation of nationals over Ebola virus

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian government has urged the countries which have been stigmatising Nigerian travelers over the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak to stop doing so because it is not in line with global best practices and that none of its citizens have exported the virus to any country.

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09-Sep-2014 to 12:05

Nigeria gets $150m AfDB loan to revamp infrastructure

APA-Lagos-(Nigeria) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $150 million loan to Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise for the construction of Nigeria’s Greenfield seaport in the Lagos Free Trade Zone, according to a statement issued by the bank on Tuesday.

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09-Sep-2014 to 12:03

Ghana in a crucial AFCON qualifier game against Hawks of Togo

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s senior national football team the Black Stars are expected to lock horns with their Togolese counterparts, the Hawks in a crucial 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier scheduled for Lome on Wednesday.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:55

No Azawad embassy in Amsterdam - Netherlands

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Embassy of the Netherlands in Dakar, Senegal has denied reports suggesting that an embassy for the separatist Azawad in northern Mali has been opened in Amsterdam.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:50

Nigeria: Obasanjo’s son injured in Boko Haram clashes

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt-Col. Adeoye Obasanjo has been shot and wounded in clashes with Boko Haram insurgents in Mubi, Adamawa State in north-eastern Nigeria.

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