19-Feb-2019 to 12:36

Guinea-Bissau gets new Interior minister

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouah Mancaly — Edmundo Mendes, a Doctor of Law, has been appointed Guinea-Bissau’s Interior minister, a position that has been vacant since November.

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19-Feb-2019 to 12:33

Freetown, Banjul poised for improved ties

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has departed Freetown Tuesday morning heading for the Gambian capital, Banjul on his first official visit to the country.

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19-Feb-2019 to 12:32

Liberia’s president reiterates commitment to fighting corruption

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s President Dr. George Manneh Weah has described payroll padding or the placement of ‘ghost names’ on payrolls, and other corrupt practices as long existing phenomena in the West African country’s public service.

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19-Feb-2019 to 08:17

Sierra Leone: Papers zoom in on rift within ruling party, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Tuesday’s edition of Sierra Leonean dailies carry a host of dominant stories, notably an emerging power struggle within the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and protests by the opposition and pro-democracy campaigners against a presidential declaration on rape.

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18-Feb-2019 to 22:18

Guinea Airlines still grounded over dilapidated aerodromes - minister

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Sadjo Diallo — Guinea Airlines is yet to take to the skies two years after it was launched, the country’s Transport minister lamented, blaming the delay on the poor state of aerodromes.

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18-Feb-2019 to 20:02

Senegal: Over 272, 000 voter cards not yet withdrawn - Study

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — A total of 272,141 voters’ cards have not yet been withdrawn, according to a study by the Research and Support Group for Participatory Democracy and Good Governance (GRADEC) conducted in 22 departments (out of 45).

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18-Feb-2019 to 18:34

Burkina’s new cabinet headlines security, social cohesion

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — The prime minister of Burkina Faso has said that his new cabinet's role is to give priority to ending insecurity and the “erosion of social cohesion”.

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