05-Sep-2014 to 13:38

Nigeria realizes increased profits from non-oil exports

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said that Nigeria realised $2.970 billion from non-oil exports in 2013 as against the $2.561 it realised in 2012, representing a 15.9 percent increase.

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05-Sep-2014 to 12:22

Nigeria's Union Bank to gets $270m Atlas Mara investment

APA-Lagos-(Nigeria) — Atlas Mara, the investment firm backed by Robert Diamond, increased its stake in Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) for about $270 million in a push to expand in Africa’s most populous country, a statement issued by Atlas said on Friday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 11:01

S/Leonean activist decries lack of food for quarantined communities

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A human rights activist in Sierra Leone Thursday expressed concern about failure of the government to provide people in quarantine with adequate food and other basic needs.

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05-Sep-2014 to 10:50

Sierra Leone to recruit more nurses to confront Ebola

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leonean government plans to recruit 1000 nurses to help in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, a government spokesman said here Thursday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 10:43

S/Leonean leader urges youths to get involved in war against Ebola

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma Thursday called on the country`s youth to get more involved in the fight against the Ebola epidemic currently ravaging the country.

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05-Sep-2014 to 10:31

Ebola-hit nations get $75m US boost

APA-Washington-(United States) — US has announced $75 million more in funding into the fight against the worst Ebola outbreak in history after the World Health Organization (WHO) said budget cuts were hampering its efforts against the disease, reports said on Friday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 10:19

Punishment awaits Sierra Leone doctor who jumped quarantine

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The medical director in the Sierra Leonean district of Port Loko, Dr Adikali Alpha Kamara, Thursday called for the arrest of a medical doctor for abandoning a quarantine.

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