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Senegal: Over 272, 000 voter cards not yet withdrawn - Study

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — A total of 272,141 voters’ cards have not yet been withdrawn, according to a study by the Research and Support Group for Participatory Democracy and Good Governance (GRADEC) conducted in 22 departments (out of 45).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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18-Feb-2019 to 18:08

Africa shoulders highest global NCDs burden

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Globally Communicable diseases are decreasing while Non-communicable diseases are increasing, a leading global health expert has said, calling for a rethink in the way the world approaches global health issues.

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18-Feb-2019 to 13:20

Barrow warns of saboteurs as Gambia clocks 54

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian President Adama Barrow has warned against what he called saboteurs who he accused of attempting to undermine the work of his government.

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