21-Aug-2019 to 09:39

Liberians newspapers headline arrests of former officials, ex-warlord’s call for...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The rearrest and incarceration of former Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) officials and former warlord Prince Johnson calling for the establishment of a UN Tribunal and not a War Crimes Court in Liberia dominate the headlines in the Wednesday, August 21 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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19-Aug-2019 to 19:44

20 Gambian journos to be schooled in investigative journalism

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia Press Union Monday began a two-week training course on investigative journalism for 20 local journalists.

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19-Aug-2019 to 09:05

Sierra Leone papers zoom in on last week's deadly flood, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Monday's edition of Sierra Leonean papers are dominated by reports on the aftermath of the deadly flooding in Freetown last week. The incident which occured in the East end of the country's capital city claimed four lives.

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17-Aug-2019 to 20:03

Sierra Leone: Regulator warns publication over pornographic content

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The publisher of a Sierra Leonean tabloid ordered to refrain from publishing “pornographic” images have described the move by the Independent Media Commission (IMC) as unfair and politically motivated.

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15-Aug-2019 to 20:13

Ghana Journalists Association clocks 70-year milestone

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) marks its 70 years of formation Thursday with lined up activities to commemorate the event, APA has learnt.

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15-Aug-2019 to 12:40

Ghana media highlights DNA samples from kidnapped girls’ relatives

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Samples secured by the police from four kidnapped girls’ relatives to pave the way for DNA tests have grabbed Ghana media headlines on Thursday.

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13-Aug-2019 to 23:49

Cameroon’s military detains pidgin news anchor Wazizi

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroonian authorities should immediately release without charge pidgin news anchor Samuel Wazizi, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday.

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