04-Sep-2014 to 19:34

ECOWAS boss lauds ties with UN

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Désiré Kadré Ouédraogo, has commended the excellent collaboration and mutually beneficial relation between the region and the UN System.

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04-Sep-2014 to 19:14

AFCON qualifier: Nigeria to screen fans for Ebola

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Fans attending Saturday’s first leg of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and Congo will undergo Ebola screening before they are allowed inside the stadium in Calabar, northeastern Nigeria.

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04-Sep-2014 to 18:49

Senegal gears up for int’l mining conference

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese capital Dakar is set to play host to an international mining conference and exhibition dubbed Sim Senegal, its organizers have disclosed, saying it is fast becoming one of the biggest events related to the extractive industry in West Africa.

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04-Sep-2014 to 17:48

Nigeria drops to 127 in global competitive index

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria dropped to 127 in the 2015 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) report of the World Economic Forum.

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04-Sep-2014 to 17:41

Gambia taxman expects revenue windfall

APA – Banjul (The Gambia) — Revenue collection by The Gambia is set to rise to D5.8 billion by the end of 2014, the country’s sole tax authority revealed during a seminar by the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP).

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04-Sep-2014 to 17:13

Guinea Ebola crusade: Conde seeks businessperson’s backing

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s President, Alpha Conde has solicited the financial and material backing of the country’s businessmen to help contain the Ebola epidemic, state media reported Thursday.

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04-Sep-2014 to 16:52

UEMOA poised to woo investors during Dubai conference

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) is looking to woo potential investors to the region during the 9 September international Investment conference to be hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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