21-Jan-2019 to 16:21

Landmark Senegambia bridge inaugurated

APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — Gambia’s President Adama Barrow and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall have officially inaugurated a 1.8 km bridge, realizing a decades-old ambition to ease long-standing constraints in the movement of peoples from both banks of the River Gambia.

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21-Jan-2019 to 16:13

MPs want colleague’s arrest over murdered journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian Minority in Parliament has called for the immediate arrest of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, in connection with the gruesome murder of the undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale last week.

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21-Jan-2019 to 15:27

Chad: Déby appoints new Oil and Posts ministers

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deyé — President Idriss Déby of Chad on Monday appointed two new ministers.

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21-Jan-2019 to 15:04

Burkina Faso: New Prime Minister appointed

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — Economist Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré has been appointed Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, the presidency announced Monday in a statement.

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21-Jan-2019 to 11:48

Mali: AQMI claims attack on Chadian peacekeepers

APA-Bamako (Mali) by Alou Diawara — The jihadist group Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, AQMI, has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack in Mali, when 10 Chadian MINUSMA peacekeepers were killed and 25 injured.

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21-Jan-2019 to 09:55

Farafenni bristling with activity ahead of landmark bridge launch

APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — The Gambian border town of Farafenni is bristling with activities ahead of the official opening on Monday of a landmark bridge linking both halves of the country.

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21-Jan-2019 to 08:02

Senegal: Constitutional Council confirms 5 presidential candidates

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The Constitutional Council in Senegal Sunday evening announced that the incumbent Macky Sall, Idrissa Seck, Ousmane Sonko, Madické Niang and Elhadji Issa Sall are the five candidates, who were deemed to have fulfilled the criteria and are fit to be presidential candidates, in the February 24 election.

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