08-Oct-2014 to 20:29

WAEMU to establish regional foodstuff Stock market

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is to set up a regional stock exchange of food products (BRPV), the Union’s Commission in the Burkinabe capital, Ouagadougou said on Wednesday.

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08-Oct-2014 to 18:19

Ghana: Battle for ruling NDC Chairmanship intensifies

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The battle for the chairmanship of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has intensified as the incumbent national chairman, Dr. Kwabena Adjei has launched his campaign to seek re-election.

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08-Oct-2014 to 17:05

Liberia: UNMIL international staff contracts Ebola

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Karin Landgren, has confirmed on Wednesday that an UNMIL International staff member has tested positive with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

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08-Oct-2014 to 16:51

S/Leone: Freetown Mayor dispel Ebola money rumor

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Mayor of Sierra Leone’s capital, Franklyn Bode Gibson, has sought to dismiss "rumor" that his Freetown City Council (FCC) received money for the purpose of sensitization on the Ebola epidemic.

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08-Oct-2014 to 16:32

S/Leone suspends license of 'indebted' mobile operator

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) in Sierra Leone has suspended the license of Comium Sierra Leone Ltd, one of four mobile phone operators in the country.

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08-Oct-2014 to 13:01

Ebola could cost over $32bn to West-Africa - Study

APA-Bamako (Mali) – — The economic losses due to the Ebola outbreak could hit US$ 32.6 billion by late 2015 should the deadly virus spread to the biggest economies in West-Africa, the World Bank warns in a study released here Wednesday.

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08-Oct-2014 to 12:59

EU organises airlift operation to West Africa in response to Ebola crisis

APA-Dakar, (Senegal) — - The European Union is scaling up its response to the Ebola disease in West Africa with an airlift operation to the affected countries.

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