04-Oct-2014 to 17:36

S/Leone wages 'war' on illegal power connections

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Ministry of Energy in Sierra Leone Friday warned against a spate of connection of street lights cropping up in Freetown.

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04-Oct-2014 to 16:13

AU condemns killing of Nigerien peacekeepers in Mali

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The former Burundian president Pierre Buyoya as the African Union Envoy to Mali and Sahel has, in a statement made available to APA Saturday, condemned Friday’s attack in which nine Nigerien peacekeepers in Mali were killed.

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04-Oct-2014 to 15:47

S/Leone: Ebola burial teams allegedly demand payment

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone`s Health ministry Friday expressed concern over allegations that its burial teams in the Ebola response program are demanding money from families who lost their loved ones.

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04-Oct-2014 to 15:10

Belgium releases Liberian ex-rebel commander

APA-Arusha (Tanzania) — Martina Johnson, an ex-ally of the former Liberian president Charles Taylor and who is suspected in mass murder during the bloody civil war in Liberia, has been granted conditional release, the journal Le Soir reported on its website on Saturday.

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04-Oct-2014 to 13:46

Part of Senegalese Muslim community celebrate Eid Al Kebir

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Coordination of the Muslims of Dakar (CMD) and a part of the religious movement Jama’atou Ibadou Rahman(JIR) celebrated Saturday the sacrificial feast of Eid Al Kebir or Tabaski while the majority of the Senegalese will mark it on Sunday.

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04-Oct-2014 to 13:31

Nigerian FA not a fan of Coach Stephen Keshi - report

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The new President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has over time shown that he is not a big fan of Stephen Keshi and this can well decide the future of the coach.

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04-Oct-2014 to 13:06

Ivory Coast celebrates Eid Al-Adha

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivory Coast’s Muslims celebrated Saturday the sacrificial feast of Eid Al-Adha known also as Tabaski, one of the most important feast in Islam, reports said on Saturday.

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