25-Jul-2019 to 11:17

Liberian leader honors personalities serving humanity

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah, Grand Master of the Orders of Distinction of the Republic of Liberia, has bestowed State honors upon several personalities who have in various ways served humanity with distinction.

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25-Jul-2019 to 10:43

Penda Bâ, Khondio village's walking dead

APA - Khondio (Senegal) By special correspondent Oumar Dembélé — The frail Penda Bâ has an unmistakably piercing look. At first sight the 70-year old, seems to pass off as any elderly person living quietly in her old age. But when she speaks with her wheezing voice we immediately notice a health problem.

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25-Jul-2019 to 09:54

Arrest warrants for Gambia death squad operatives

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian police on Wednesday issued several arrest warrants for erstwhile members of former president Yahya Jammeh’s death squad many of whom are believed to be on the run.

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25-Jul-2019 to 08:29

Liberian newspapers headline upcoming independence anniversary, FIFA ban on CAF...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The expected arrival of presidents of neighboring countries for the independence anniversary celebration on Friday, July 26,and FIFA banning CAF Executive Committee Member Musa Bility For Ten Years dominate the headlines in the Thursday, July 25 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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24-Jul-2019 to 18:58

Ivorian leader pardons some 3,000 detainees

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — Ivorian leader Alassane Ouattara has granted a presidential pardon to some 3,000 ordinary detainees, government spokesman Sidi Touré announced after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting.

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24-Jul-2019 to 18:06

The deprived kids running Monrovia's streets

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) By Terrence Sesay — Disadvantaged homeless boys mostly of school-going age commonly known as ‘Zogos’ in Liberia have overwhelmed the streets of the capital Monrovia since the end of the country's civil war.

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24-Jul-2019 to 17:38

Gambia mob torch anti-crime boss’s home

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Serekunda home of Gambia’s leading anti-crime police officer has been set ablaze by an unruly mob angry over the reported death of a detainee, allegedly beaten while in custody.

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