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    • African economic integration still low - Index

      APA-Marrakech (Morocco) — The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) marks a momentous milestone for Africa but preliminary findings of the upcoming 2019 African Regional Integration Index, released a...

    • IMF cautions South Sudan over oil policy

      APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned South Sudan to stop engaging in oil advances, saying it was expensive and opaque for the crude-dependent nation.

    • 93% of S/Africans have access to water services - Official

      APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 93% of the South Africans have access to clean water supply services and 76% of the population have access to basic sanitation services, a senior official has said.


    20-Mar-2019 to 18:42

    Sierra Leone develops first-ever strategic plan for nursing

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is developing its first ever Nurses and Midwifery Strategic Plan, the country’s president, Julius Maada Bio, has disclosed.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 17:52

    Sierra Leone, Chinese firm sign food MoU

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese firm as part of efforts to attain food self-sufficiency in the country.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 16:54

    World Bank approves $40m for S/Leone budget

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The World Bank has approved a $40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant as budgetary support to the Sierra Leone government, the Bank announced on Wednesday.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 14:22

    Sierra Leone opposition demands electionl chief's resignation

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) will not participate in any future elections under the current head of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), the party has said.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 19:08

    S/Leone: French firm CIS accused of criminality over unpaid debt

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A Sierra Leonean firm has accused the French logistics services provider, Catering International Services (CIS) of criminality and is appealing for the intervention of the French government to recover over US$700, 000 in debt.

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    14-Mar-2019 to 14:36

    Sierra Leone: Anti-graft agency re-arrests ex-official who fled to UK

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Sierra Leone has vowed to mete out “exemplary punishment” to an official who fled the country while under investigation for suspected corruption.

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    12-Mar-2019 to 16:55

    Sierra Leone: Ecowas court delegation ends ‘sensitization’ tour

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A delegation from the regional Community Court of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has ended a sensitization tour of Sierra Leone, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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