22-Oct-2014 to 18:55

Nigeria’s Shell reaches deal to sale four oil blocks

APA-Abuja-(Nigeria) — Royal Dutch Shell has concluded the sale of its four Nigerian onshore oil blocks - Oil Mining Leases (OML) 18, 24, 25 and 29, local media reports said on Wednesday.

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22-Oct-2014 to 14:45

Cuban medical team arrives in Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- — A Cuban medical team arrived in Liberia Wednesday to join the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in the country.

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22-Oct-2014 to 14:24

Labour strike, AFCON and sodomy dominate Ghanaian press

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A strike call by labour unions, the call on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to cancel 2015 AFCON and a gay doctor are some of the topical news items in the Ghanaian newspapers on Wednesday.

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22-Oct-2014 to 13:55

Sierra Leone postpones deployment of peacekeepers to Somalia

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The military high command in Sierra Leone has ordered a battalion of soldiers back to base after their planned deployment in restive Somalia hit a snag.

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22-Oct-2014 to 11:16

Guinean president makes minor cabinet reshuffle

APA-Conakry (Guinea) – — The Guinean president, Alpha Conde has reshuffled his cabinet with the appointment of two new ministers, APA learns from a decree issued late on Tuesday.

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22-Oct-2014 to 11:10

Trial of senior members of former Ivorian ruling party postponed

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) – — The trial of Cote d’Ivoire’s ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo and 83 other senior members of the former ruling Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) which was due to kick off Wednesday has been postponed indefinitely, APA learns here.

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22-Oct-2014 to 10:59

HIV/AIDS, diarrheal disease, malaria deadlier than Ebola in Africa - survey

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — While recent fears about the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa have gripped the world, more people have died of HIV/AIDS in Africa in 2012 than any other cause of death, according to the 2014 Africa Survey to be released October 28th in Johannesburg.

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