03-Aug-2019 to 11:34

Motorised tricycles: Driving Ghana's taxis to the periphery

APA-Cape Coast (Ghana) — Taxis all over the world have a reputation for being the king of the roads they ply, but the emergence of motorised tricycles in Ghana is threatening to radically turn the country's transport system on its head.

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03-Aug-2019 to 09:37

Six people perish in Freetown floods

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — At least six people have been confirmed dead due to flooding in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown.

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02-Aug-2019 to 13:41

Liberian leader wants laws against illicit narco traffic ratified

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's President George Manneh Weah has presented a bill to the plenary of the House of Representatives seeking ratification of some key instruments against illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

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01-Aug-2019 to 22:08

Serra Leone: 900 visas for 2019 Hajj

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s quota for Hajj visas in 2019 has been increased by 100, APA has learnt in Freetown on Thursday.

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01-Aug-2019 to 21:14

Sierra Leone state-owned bank maintains lead in CB rating

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s oldest financial services provider, the state owned Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) is celebrating a two year lead on commercial bank ratings in the ranking by the Central Bank.

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01-Aug-2019 to 20:40

Gambia police ‘can’t confirm’ ex-jungulars’ arrest

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian police say they cannot confirm or deny the arrest of two former members of a death squad which operated at the behest of exiled ex-president Yahya Jammeh.

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01-Aug-2019 to 14:15

Mauritania’s new president sworn-in

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s new president, Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani was on Thursday officially inaugurated during a solemn ceremony held in Nouakchott, the country’s capital said.

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