21-Sep-2019 to 09:48

Gambia apologises to Beijing over Taiwan gaffe

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Foreign Affairs ministry in Banjul has issued a statement on Friday apologising to Beijing over a gaffe by President Adama Barrow who mistakenly referred to Taiwan instead of China during his state of the nation address.

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20-Sep-2019 to 19:49

Two police officers lynched in Mali locality

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Two police officers, including Issiaka Tounkara, Divisional Commissioner of the Niono Police, were killed by a lynch mob in Niono, 270 km north from Bamako, in apparent retaliation for an assault on a civilian by their colleague.

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20-Sep-2019 to 18:04

Burkina: Five soldiers killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Five Burkinabe soldiers were killed overnight in an ambush in the Toéni district, in the Sourou province (Boucle du Mouhoun region) more than 200 km from the capital, Ouagadougou, local sources told APA Friday.

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20-Sep-2019 to 12:09

Liberia, FAO sign agreement to increase animal feed production

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Government of Liberia and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed an agreement for a project to enhance animal feed production through corn production in the Liberian capital Monrovia.

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20-Sep-2019 to 12:00

EU delegation, other heads of mission condole Liberians over fire deaths

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The European Union Delegation and Heads of Missions of France, Germany, Ireland and Sweden in Liberiaa have extended condolences to the bereaved families, Islamic Community of Paynesville and the people of Liberia for the death of several children and instructors at the Bassa Town Quranic Recitation Center as a result of a fire incident on Wednesday.

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20-Sep-2019 to 08:40

Gambia: Barrow's future still up in the air

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Will President Adama Barrow finally answer the question over whether his presidency will end after three years or inexorably progress into a full-blooded five-year term, Gambians inquired just before his latest public appearance to address the nation.

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19-Sep-2019 to 20:12

ECOWAS commits to border security

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritise investment in border security to promote sustainable peace as well as tackle drug trafficking in the region.

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