17-Aug-2016 to 08:23

Kenya: David Rudisha win in Rio, others grab headlines

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — World 800m champion David Rudisha bagging Gold in the 800m race in Rio, bid to cap the high bank interest rates and electoral reforms, grabbed the headlines of major dailies on Wednesday.

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16-Aug-2016 to 11:58

House Speaker’s woes, commitment by US to help Liberia dominate press

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- — Decision by the Speaker of the Liberian House of Representatives, Alex Tyler to go to the Supreme Court to stop his removal and the commitment by the United States to help Liberia, dominate the headlines in the Tuesday editions of Liberian newspapers.

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16-Aug-2016 to 11:29

Arson attack on ruling party's bureau dominates Gambian newspapers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian newspapers on Tuesday headlined the burning down of the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC') political bureau by unknown bandits, the launch of information centres country-wide, among other news making stories.

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16-Aug-2016 to 08:54

Nigeria: Press focus extra crude oil requirement, court’s ruling on PDP’s conven...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The advice for daily increase in oil production to recover from losses and the conflicting court ruling on the planned convention of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) were the most used stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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16-Aug-2016 to 08:49

Kenya: Bill to tame high interest rates, others grab headlines

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta receiving the Banking Act (Amendment) Bill to tame high lending rates, details of Jubilee-CORD deal on poll reforms and opposition facing pressure to name a presidential candidate, grabbed the headlines of major dailies on Tuesday.

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16-Aug-2016 to 08:43

Sudanese media focuses on failure of peace talks

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The Sudanese newspapers have focused this Tuesday on the collapse of the peace talks in Addis Ababa between the rebels and the government.

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15-Aug-2016 to 16:47

Liberian court shuts down defaulting communications firm

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Civil Law Court at the Temple of Justice in the Liberian capital Monrovia has ordered that the Sarafina Ventures and Communications Incorporated which operates a chain of radio and television channels be shut down for failing to abide by state regulations.

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