20-Oct-2019 to 12:06

Sierra Leone's weak currency conundrum

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s currency, the Leone, has lost over 100 percent of its value to the US Dollar since 2016, according to the country's apex bank, underlining a deep-seated crisis that has refused to budge.

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19-Oct-2019 to 23:48

Gambia to file genocide case against Myanmar

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia will be filing a case against Myanmar to the International Court of Justice to face charges of genocide against its the minority Rohingya community in the Asian country, Attorney General and Minister for Justice Abubacarr Marie Tambadou announced at a conclave at the Hague.

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18-Oct-2019 to 15:14

Beninese leader urges diligence over political dialogue

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Beninese president Patrice Talon has called on his country's National Assembly, the Chairmen of the Standing Committees and the Chairmen of the Parliamentary Groups to examine the conclusions of the political dialogue held in the capital Cotonou on October 10, 11 and 12.

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18-Oct-2019 to 14:56

UN wants timely holding of G/Bissau presidential election

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The authorities in Guinea Bissau should stick to November 24 as the date for the presidential election in accordance with the established electoral calendar, the UN representation in the country said in a statement to APA on Friday.

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18-Oct-2019 to 14:44

Nigeria unveils 2020 world para-powerlifting team

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari on Friday unveiled athletes that will compete in the 2020 world para-powerlifting world cup to be hosted in Abuja, early next year.

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18-Oct-2019 to 12:06

Liberia to host first-ever confab of African Bar Association

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The African Bar Association (AfBA), will Monday, October 21, host the Annual Conference of African lawyers in Liberia for the first time since the formation of the Bar in 1906.

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18-Oct-2019 to 10:36

Gambia: Dreading contagion from Guinea unrest

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — It may be about 724km south but Gambians have been following the deadly political unrest in neighbouring Guinea with trepidation as President Alpha Conde's bid to extend his stay in power sparked violent scenes in Conakry through the course of this week.

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