22-Aug-2019 to 12:22

Liberia’s president vows to gender equality, protection of women

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has reiterated his commitment to the promotion and protection of women and girls against sexual gender-based violence and gender inequality.

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21-Aug-2019 to 12:59

Burkina leader urges citizens to remain resolute against terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has invited his fellow citizen to “place themselves above the emotions” in the fight against terrorism, following the death of 24 soldiers in the attack on the Koutougou military base, located more than 200 km north of the capital, Ouagadougou.

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21-Aug-2019 to 09:39

Liberians newspapers headline arrests of former officials, ex-warlord’s call for...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The rearrest and incarceration of former Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) officials and former warlord Prince Johnson calling for the establishment of a UN Tribunal and not a War Crimes Court in Liberia dominate the headlines in the Wednesday, August 21 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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20-Aug-2019 to 21:24

Why is Sierra Leone's judiciary talking tough

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Judiciary of Sierra Leone has said it would not be intimidated in the course of its pursuit of justice in the face of attacks against its members.

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20-Aug-2019 to 21:16

Sierra Leone leader urges unity among local entertainers

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday called on stakeholders in the entertainment industry to unite if they are to develop the sector.

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20-Aug-2019 to 20:56

Burkina's Koutougou attack death toll reaches 24

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — The latest death toll from Monday's raid by insurgents on an outpost of the Burkinabe military in the north of the country increased from ten to twenty-four soldiers, the army announced in a statement seen by APA on Tuesday.

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20-Aug-2019 to 20:01

Burkina army claims 40 'terrorists' killed in retaliatory raid

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe army claimed forty “terrorists” were killed and 20 of their motorcycles destroyed in a retaliatory raid which followed an incursion in the northern town of Koutougou by armed militias which left a dozen government troops dead on Monday, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.

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