APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — An accident involving a Ghanaian truck that claimed lives and the intervention of traditional chiefs in the lower house brouhaha dominate the headlines in the Thursday, August 18 editions of Liberian newspapers.
APA-Accra (Ghana) — The press in Ghana on Thursday focused on the arrest and escape of two policemen involved in a robbery and allegations of vote buying leveled against National Democratic Congress (NDC) party.
APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Measures to tame political defectors, corruption and nepotism in 39 Counties and safeguards to protect this year’s primary and secondary school examinations, grabbed the attention of major dailies on Thursday.
APA-Accra (Ghana) — The announcement by the police that a traditional chief is wanted for fraud and the shooting of two armed robbers by the police on Wednesday made the headlines of Ghanaian newspapers.
APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — News of the sudden death of veteran Gambian journalist, Kebba Dibba and the continuation of trial of a former female parliamentarian dominated the headlines in Gambian newspapers on Wednesday.
APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — House Speaker Alex Tyler’s refusal to recuse himself or resign and Sweden’s plan to deport Gay Liberian footballer dominate the headlines in the Wednesday, August 17 editions of Liberian newspapers.