27-Sep-2014 to 09:28

Ghana: IMF bailout, Rawlings court case dominate press on Saturday

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian press was on Saturday dominated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout and drop of court case over book launch by former Ghana leader Jerry John Rawlings.

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27-Sep-2014 to 08:40

Nigeria: Press harp court’s order on property, curfew in state, public holiday,...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The court order on Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over property, imposition of curfew in Ekiti state over rampage on killing of opposition party chieftain, declaration of two day public holiday, and the probe of Church’s building collapse were the major stories in newspapers on Saturday.

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26-Sep-2014 to 12:34

S/Leone legislators summon radio manager over Ebola funds reportage

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Station Manager of a leading radio station in Sierra Leone's Ebola-hit eastern Kenema District has been summoned to parliament over his handling of reportage of funds allocated to Members of Parliament (MPs).

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:16

Press focuses on rehabilitation of ex-insurgents, politics, rowdy senate

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The plan to rehabilitate and integrate Boko Haram insurgents who surrendered, plans by six government ministers to quit the cabinet for governorship election, rowdy senate over approval of US$1 billion loan to fight insurgency and discovery of local herbs for treatment of malaria, were the main stories in Friday’s Nigerian newspapers.

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25-Sep-2014 to 20:43

CPJ condemns journalist’s expulsion from Congo

APA – Brazzaville (Congo) — The Committee to Protect Journalists has criticized the authorities in Congo Brazzaville over the expulsion of freelance journalist Sadio Kante, urging them to allow her to return and report freely.

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24-Sep-2014 to 12:46

Malawi newspapers focus on ‘cashgate’ scandal and budgetary matters

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The cashgate scandal and the increase in budgetary allocation to some agencies are some of the stories that make headlines in Malawi newspapers on Wednesday.

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24-Sep-2014 to 10:57

Nigerian press zooms on S/African seizure of US$9.3mn, fleeing insurgents

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The row generated in the House of Representatives at the plenary to discuss South Africa’s seizure of Nigeria’s controversial US$9.3 million was the main story in newspapers on Wednesday so also the arrest of fleeing members of Boko Haram.

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