02-Feb-2019 to 16:03

Sierra Leone: Muslim women stage pro-Hijab march

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Hundreds of women marched through Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown over the weekend to protest discrimination against their rights to religious dressing.

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02-Feb-2019 to 15:54

China, Sierra Leone signs harbor construction deal

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The governments of China and Sierra Leone have signed an agreement geared towards developing the fisheries sector in the West African country.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:28

Buhari attends town hall meeting, pledges better Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday attended a town hall meeting in Abuja where he gave the assurance that securing Nigeria’s future was the legacy he desired to leave behind.

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02-Feb-2019 to 10:27

Ghana’s EC downplays bye-election violence

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson, Ms Jean Mensah has described suggestions linking violence to the successful conduct of the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election last Thursday as frivolous.

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02-Feb-2019 to 09:57

35,000 Nigerians flee to Cameroon

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — An estimated 35,000 Nigerians have fled the north-eastern border into Cameroon in the last two weeks of January.

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02-Feb-2019 to 09:56

US slaps visa sanction on Ghana

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Washington has slapped a visa sanction on Ghana for what it describes as Accra’s failure to accept its nationals who are awaiting deportation from the United States.

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01-Feb-2019 to 20:15

Sierra Leone doctors drop hint of fresh strike

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Medical doctors in Sierra Leone have accused the government of failing to respect an agreement they reached to put an end to last December’s devastating industrial strike action.

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