08-Sep-2014 to 21:15

S/Leone defends proposed anti-Ebola lockdown

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's Information Minister, Alhaji Alpha Kanu, Monday defended the decision by the government to declare a nationwide shutdown in an effort to contain the deadly Ebola virus disease in the country.

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08-Sep-2014 to 19:01

Liberia: Italy dispatches mobile lab team, food...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of Italy has contributed to the Liberian government’s fight against the Ebola virus through several assistance packages.

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08-Sep-2014 to 18:52

Gambian press headlines bank robbery, Ebola

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The arrest of at least two people by the police for allegedly robbing a branch of Guaranty Trust Bank in The Gambia, and precautions by the major hospital to increase alert levels against Ebola dominated newspapers in Banjul on Monday.

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08-Sep-2014 to 18:01

Ghana: Gyan’s brother in court over assault

APA-Kumasi (Ghana) — Ghana’s most widely read newspaper The Daily Graphic has taken to court the brother of Black Star skipper Asamoah Gyan for alleged assault.

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08-Sep-2014 to 17:13

W/Bank vows support for Ghana’s energy sector

APA-Accra-(Ghana) — The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a private sector arm of the World Bank Group, has reiterated its commitment to support the goals of the Ghana National Energy Policy, reports said on Monday.

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08-Sep-2014 to 16:05

Nigeria’s Guinness profit falls by 19 percent

APA-Lagos-(Nigeria) — Nigeria’s second-largest brewer, Guinness, on Monday said its full-year pretax profit fell to 9.5 billion naira ($58.5 million), a 19 percent fall as drinkers in Africa’s biggest economy switched to cheaper brands.

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08-Sep-2014 to 15:18

Liberian newspapers lead with Ebola epidemic

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -One story that stole the headlines in Liberian newspapers Monday is the rejection of some Ebola patients by a government-run Ebola treatment unit on 12th Street in the Monrovia suburb of Sinkor.

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