03-Feb-2020 to 19:26

Sierra Leonean leader as keynote speaker at 2020 African Mining Indaba

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Maada Bio, has left Freetown for Cape Town in South Africa to attend the 2020 African Mining conference, APA learnt on Monday.

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03-Feb-2020 to 14:45

Kenya: House prices decreased marginally in fourth quarter of 2019

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — House prices in Kenya maintained a downward trend in the fourth quarter of 2019, cemented by an overall slowdown in the performance of the economy, which in turn tightened disposable income growth among potential home buyers.

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03-Feb-2020 to 14:42

Gambia denies Coronavirus case rumour

APA-BANJUL (The Gambia) — The Director of Health Promotion and Education in The Gambia, Momodou Njai has dismissed as "false" rumours suggesting that the deadly Coronavirus has entered the country.

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03-Feb-2020 to 14:39

Africa assesses how Brexit affects continent’s footballers

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) is expected to change the fate of sportsmen and women, especially African players playing in the Premier League, one of the most highly rated football leagues in the world.

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02-Feb-2020 to 09:52

Africa and the Coronavirus: The case for prevention over cure!

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — With its weak health institutions, Africa's strongest bet against the spreading coronavirus which originated from China should be prevention informed by more research about the disease, says a young Gambian doctor based in the Turkish capital Ankara.

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31-Jan-2020 to 15:07

Mauritania to investigate former president over alleged abuse of power

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The vice-Speaker of the Mauritanian National Assembly, Hamadi Ould Meimou, has announced the setting up of a parliamentary commission to look into the management of the country’s former president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (2009 - 2019).

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30-Jan-2020 to 11:52

Liberia, AfDB sign $32m loan agreement

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a US$ 32.64 million loan and grant agreements for the Renewable Energy for Electrification in Liberia (EEEL) project and support to investment promotion agencies in transitional countries.

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