COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

11-Aug-2016 to 08:22

Kenya: IEBC deal and election spending grab headlines

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Both the Jubilee and opposition agreement on how to pick a new electoral team to manage 2017 polls and official caps on campaign spending in a political system, grabbed the attention of major dailies on Thursday.

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10-Aug-2016 to 21:45

S/Leone: State broadcaster suspends five reporters

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) has suspended five of its journalists over an ongoing dispute regarding a government sanctioned illegal mining operation in the east of the country, sources said Wednesday.

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10-Aug-2016 to 09:50

Ghana: Press focus on prison officers' anger, caution against use of honorary do...

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The expression of anger by prison officers over diversion accusation and caution against the use of honorary doctorate degree titles on Wednesday was the focus of the press in Ghana.

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10-Aug-2016 to 09:47

Nigeria: Press focus employment of 50,000 graduates, denial of importation of cr...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The plan to employ 50,000 young graduates and the denial of reports that the government planned to commence importation of crude oil were some of the main stories in Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.

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10-Aug-2016 to 08:44

Kenya: Unveiling of president’s re-election party, grabs headlines

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The unveiling of Jubilee Party that President Uhuru Kenyatta will vie for his second and final term in office in August 2017 elections, grabbed the attention of major dailies on Wednesday.

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10-Aug-2016 to 08:35

Sierra Leone press focus on death of businessman, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The death of businessman and politician, Moseray Fadika, continues to dominate headlines on Sierra Leonean dailies.

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09-Aug-2016 to 21:46

Botswana: Media watchdog condemns arrest of journalists, protesters

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) on Tuesday condemned the arrest and brief detention of some its members including its President Philemon Mmeso by the police in Gaborone on Monday.

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