26-Aug-2016 to 10:26

Liberian newspapers zoom on politics; halting gay footballer deportation from Sw...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Tyler removal brouhaha and halting of the deportation of Liberian gay footballer from Sweden dominate the headlines in the Friday, August 26 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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26-Aug-2016 to 09:27

IMANI research on political parties dominates Ghanaian media

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A survey conducted on the political parties' campaign promises by IMANI dominated the Ghanaian media on Friday.

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26-Aug-2016 to 08:29

Kenya: Capping of interest rates, others grab headlines

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The ongoing debate about the capped bank interest rates, successful surgery on former President Mwai Kibaki and opposition tussle over single presidential candidate, grabbed the attention of major Kenyan dailies on Friday.

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25-Aug-2016 to 11:26

Liberian newspapers zoom on Speaker Tyler, corruption in Africa

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The pressure mounting on Speaker Alex J. Tyler to step down and the alarm raised by Liberia’s Vice President Joseph Boakai that over US$148 billion is lost to corruption in Africa annually, dominate the headlines in Liberian newspapers on Thursday.

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25-Aug-2016 to 10:48

Sierra Leone press zooms on sea accident, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A fatal accident at sea on Wednesday dominate the local press in Sierra Leone on Thursday.

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25-Aug-2016 to 09:57

Kenya: Capping of high interest rates, grab headlines

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta decision to sign a bill into law that will cap high interest rates offered by Kenyan banks at 4 per cent above the Central Bank Benchmark Rate which currently stands at 10.5 per cent, grabbed the headlines of major dailies on Thursday.

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24-Aug-2016 to 13:31

Sierra Leone press zooms on security, other stories

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Wednesday’s editions of the press in Sierra Leone were dominated by security issues.

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