17-Jan-2019 to 00:19

Guinea, IDB sign agreement for rice production

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinean minister of Planning and the president of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) group have, on the sidelines of the regional conference on the Waqf opened Wednesday in Conakry, signed a $16.25 million financing agreement aimed at boosting production rice through the Rice Value Chain Program.

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17-Jan-2019 to 00:15

Ivoirian gov’t takes note of the aquittal of Laurent Gbabgo, Ble Goude

APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The Ivorian government said on Wednesday that it "has taken note" of the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that ordered Tuesday the "acquittal" and "immediate release" of former President Laurent Gbagbo and his former minister of Youth, Charles Ble Goude.

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16-Jan-2019 to 23:55

Liberia urges ECOWAS countries to re-define partnership with EU

APA-Monrovia (:iberia) — A three-day meeting of Finance ministers of the 16 West African countries opened Wednesday in Monrovia.

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16-Jan-2019 to 23:36

ICC rejects Prosecutor appeal, confirms Gbagbo, Ble Goude acquittal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday rejected an appeal by the prosecutor calling for the continued detention of the former Ivorian president and former leader of the Young Patriots, APA learned from media sources.

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16-Jan-2019 to 23:31

Liberia gets $25m World Bank credit for smallholder agriculture transformation

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $25 million for the Smallholder Agriculture Transformation and Agribusiness Revitalization Project (STAR-P) of Liberia.

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16-Jan-2019 to 15:54

Attack in northern Mali kills 20 civilians

APA-Bamako (Mali) — About 20 civilians, all Tuaregs, were reported killed in an attack on Tuesday evening by Daesch elements against the Mèneka Circle (northern Mali), local sources told APA.

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16-Jan-2019 to 14:41

Cote d’Ivoire: Gbagbo’s acquittal triggers angry demo in Abidjan

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Victims of the 2010-2011 post election crisis in Cote d’Ivoire vent their anger Wednesday in Abobo (a popular neighbourhood in northern Abidjan that supports President Alassane Ouattara) in protest against the “immediate acquittal and release” of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, which was ordered by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday.

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