24-Jan-2019 to 18:31

Liberian, Guinean local administrators hold cross-border meeting

APA- Monrovia (Liberia) — As part of efforts to foster mutual bilateral relations between Monrovia and Conakry, the Liberian authorities of Nimba and their counterparts from Guinea have ended a one-day cross-border meeting in the Guinean city of N’Zerekore.

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:51

UN warns of ethnic militias in Sahel

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Senior UN human rights official, Andrew Gilmour, has welcomed the commitment of countries of the Sahel to protect the rights of civilians as they confront terrorism, and warned of the dangers posed by the growing number of ethnic-based private militias.

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:24

Ghana MP raises questions about ex- Guantanamo Bay detainees

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) party legislator for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has asked the government to provide details on the whereabouts of two ex-detainees of Guantanamo Bay.

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24-Jan-2019 to 12:55

Guinea Bissau: All set for March 10 legislative elections - CNE

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) by Nouha Mancaly — The conditions are in place for parliamentary elections to be held on 10 March in Guinea-Bissau, the president of the National Elections Commission (CNE) has announced.

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24-Jan-2019 to 12:15

DRC: Kabila vows to 'support' Félix Tshisekedi

APA - Kinshasa (DRC) — Outgoing President Joseph Kabila has promised to give Félix Tshisekedi all “support” and has called for the formation of a “coalition of progressive forces” around his successor.

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24-Jan-2019 to 10:18

Benin banned from UFOA U-20 tournament

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Union of West African Football Federations (UFOA) has suspended Benin for two years from all its competitions, following its withdrawal from the UFOA U20 tournament last year.

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24-Jan-2019 to 09:00

Yawa Tsegan elected first female Speaker of Togo’s parliament

APA-Lome (Togo) — Yawa Tzegan was elected Wednesday as speaker of the National Assembly of the 6th Legislature of Togo.

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