10-Oct-2014 to 18:49

Ebola: S/Leone minister condemns western media reportage

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Deputy Minister of Information in Sierra Leone Friday criticized the "unprofessional" manner in which the western media is covering the Ebola outbreak in his country.

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10-Oct-2014 to 18:42

S/Leone journalists trained on Ebola reporting

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A US Centers for Disease Control representative Friday told a cross section of Sierra Leonean journalists in Freetown that contracting the Ebola virus doesn't mean automatic death.

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10-Oct-2014 to 18:22

About 1.7 million Nigerians suffer from schizophrenia-Consultant

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — No fewer than 1.7 million Nigerians suffer from Schizophrenia, Dr. Dapo Adegbaju, a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Lagos said on Friday.

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10-Oct-2014 to 18:10

W/Africa Ebola death toll tops 4,000 - WHO

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The death toll from the Ebola epidemic which is ravaging West Africa has climbed to 4, 024 according to the latest figures released by the World Health Organization on Friday.

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10-Oct-2014 to 18:06

Gambia: Dr Zakir Niak urged to settle Eid dispute

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian Muslims on Friday said they want the visiting Indian Islamic scholar, Dr. Zakir Naik to focus his lecture tour of the country over lingering differences about the Eidul Adha feast.

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10-Oct-2014 to 17:06

Gambia marks 20 years under Jammeh

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has marked the 20 year anniversary since his ascension to power in a bloodless coup.

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10-Oct-2014 to 16:51

S/Leone: Bike riders, police clash in Freetown

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — There have been more clashes in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown between the police and bike riders on Friday, a day after a commercial motor bike rider was run over by a lorry and killed.

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