11-Aug-2016 to 09:45

Opposition coalition, rearrests of ex-MP, others dominate Gambian press

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian newspapers were on Thursday dominated by oppositions' decision to form a united opposition coalition to contest against President Yahya Jammeh in the December Presidential election, the rearrests of Tina Faal, former nominated parliamentarian among other issues.

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11-Aug-2016 to 09:31

Trade union congress dominates Ghanaian media

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The delegates conference of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday dominated the Ghana media with various headlines.

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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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