20-Feb-2019 to 12:01

Bread shortage hits Freetown as bakers go on strike

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, has been hit by bread shortage amidst industrial action by bakers.

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19-Feb-2019 to 19:10

MINUSMA concerned over alleged rights abuses

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Mission for the Stabilization of Mali (MINUSMA) Tuesday voiced concern over what it called serious human rights abuses in the Bankass Circle in the centre of the country.

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19-Feb-2019 to 18:14

Abducted prefect, editor freed in Mali

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — Two people taken hostage in Mali including the Prefect of Tenenkou (Mopti), Makan Doumbia have been freed, the secretary general of the Union of Civil Administrators, Ousmane Christian Diarra confirmed to APA on Tuesday.

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19-Feb-2019 to 15:58

Mali militia abandons moral policing of Kidal

APA - Dakar (Senegal) by our correspondent Alou Diawara — The Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA) announced Tuesday that it was abandoning its moral policing role in Mali's northern town of Kidal, including a ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol.

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19-Feb-2019 to 15:41

80 percent of driving licenses in Guinea forged - Minister

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Amadou Sadjo Diallo — Guinea’s Transport minister, Aboubacar Sylla, has strongly condemned the proliferation of driving licenses in the country, acknowledging that “80 percent” of them are forged.

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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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