22-Aug-2016 to 11:38

Death of opposition activist in custody grabs headlines of Gambian press

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The death of a senior figure of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) while under state custody, a political rally of the newly formed Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) in Banjul, and the missing of a prison officer for months were the headline stories in Gambian newspapers on Monday.

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22-Aug-2016 to 10:33

Liberian newspapers zoom on politics, report on mysterious deaths

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The appearance before the Supreme Court on Monday of rival parties in the House of Representatives brouhaha and the release of the final report on the mysterious deaths of Harry Greaves and Victoria Zayzay dominate the headlines in the Monday, August 22 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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21-Aug-2016 to 10:30

Nigeria: Press zoom release of N400bn capital fund, bronze medal win, others

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The release of N400 billion to fund capital projects, the clinching of bronze medal by football team in Rio Olympic and the Niger Delta leaders meeting over militancy were the main stories in Nigerian newspapers on Sunday.

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19-Aug-2016 to 12:20

Gambia: Opposition coalition, Ministers' appointment, others grab headlines

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian newspapers on Friday focused on oppositions' plan to undergo primary selection to identify a coalition leader for the upcoming Presidential election, the reappointment of Sulayman Samba as Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service and Presidential Affairs Minister among other stories.

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19-Aug-2016 to 11:53

Ghana: Oil flows from TEN, escapees grab headlines

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The production of oil in commercial quantities from a second oil field in the Western Region, the re-arrest of escapee suspected robbers and others on Friday grabbed the headlines.

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19-Aug-2016 to 09:41

Liberian newspapers zoom on politics, closure of radio stations

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s endorsement of Speaker Tyler’s opponents and WAJA frowning on the closure of radio stations dominate the headlines in the Friday, August 19 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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19-Aug-2016 to 08:34

Kenya’s mess in Rio, others grab headlines

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s shambolic handling of its Olympic team in Rio, IEBC talks and pressure on opposition leader, Raila Odinga to endorse another presidential candidate, grabbed the attention of major dailies on Friday.

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