03-Nov-2014 to 14:35

Liberia’s health minister warns against complacency to fight Ebola

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -Liberia's assistant health minister for preventive services has warned against complacency over the fight to control the spread of the Ebola virus.

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03-Nov-2014 to 11:44

Two soldiers killed in bomb attack in northern Mali

APA-Bamako (Mali) – — The Malian government has confirmed that its army was the target early Sunday of a bomb attack that killed two soldiers and injured four in the town of Almoustrat, about 120 kilometres from Gao in the northern part of the country.

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03-Nov-2014 to 11:38

Ghanaian leader hints at female head for poll commission

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama is reported by state-owned newspaper Daily Graphic on Monday of hinting the appointment of a female to succeed the outgoing Electoral Commission (EC) Chairman, Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan.

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03-Nov-2014 to 11:23

New Burkinabe transitional leader starts all-inclusive consultations

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Lieutenant-Colonel Yacouba Isaac Zida, the head of the Burkinabe transition, on Monday began a series of all-inclusive consultations, sources close to the new leader reassured while pointing out that he “was not interested in power.”

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03-Nov-2014 to 09:40

African rights groups back court set up to try Habre

APA-Dakar, (Senegal) — – 141 African human rights groups from 32 countries on Sunday issued an open letter expressing support for the efforts by Senegal and the African Union to prosecute crimes committed during the rule of former Chadian president Hisséne Habré.

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02-Nov-2014 to 17:51

B/Faso: CSOs want constitution restored

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Citizen Resistance Front (FRC), a Burkinabe civil society organization has expressed its opposition to the suspension of the constitution and called on new leader Lieutenant-Colonel Yacouba Zida Isaac to reconsider the decision.

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02-Nov-2014 to 17:09

C/d’Ivoire bridge collapse kills one

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — A bridge in Yopougon, a district in western Abidjan has collapsed, killing one person and wounding over 30 others, reports said Sunday.

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