16-Jan-2019 to 10:52

ICC prosecutors want Gbagbo barred from returning home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A day after he was acquitted on all charges, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday asked judges to bar Laurent Gbagbo from returning to Cote d’Ivoire.

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15-Jan-2019 to 21:55

Mauritania: President Aziz reiterates promise not to seek 3rd term

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz reminded, once again, in a statement seen Tuesday by APA, his decision not to change the Constitution in order to remain in power.

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15-Jan-2019 to 21:40

ECOWAS warns against interrupting Guinea Bissau’s electoral process

APA-Bissau (G/Bissau) — The mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Guinea Bissau on Tuesday vowed, in a statement seen by APA, to sanction anyone who will attempt to disturb the conduct of the electoral process in this country.

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15-Jan-2019 to 13:22

President Sall takes delivery of TER, Dakar's new train service

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Ibrahima Dione — President Macky Sall on Monday afternoon took delivery of engines and coaches for the new Regional Express Train service (TER), which will link Dakar with Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD), a distance of 55 km (comprising 36 km of existing developed infrastructure and 19 km of new line).

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15-Jan-2019 to 11:36

ICC judges order ‘immediate release’ of Laurent Gbagbo

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Laurent Gbagbo ex-President of Cote d’Ivoire has been released from custody, after judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague Tuesday ordered his immediately, according to global news media monitored by APA in Dakar.

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15-Jan-2019 to 09:03

African, traditional rulers, religious heads at Keeping Girls in School Summit

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Sultan of Sokoto (Nigeria), His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, together with The Kabaka of Bugundu (Uganda), His Highness Ronald Edward Frederick Kimera Muwenda Mutebi II, Tuesday chaired the ‘Keeping Girls in School Summit’; a convening of African leaders, traditional rulers, religious heads, youth groups, advocates and thought leaders, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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15-Jan-2019 to 08:39

Ghana: Police confirm arrest of wanted businessman in Dubai

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has confirmed the arrest of Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM1), the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, a Ghanaian gold dealership compnay by the Police in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

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