11-Sep-2014 to 17:32

Ghana: Legislator opts out of opposition presidential race

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s legislator for Asuogyaman Constituency in the Eastern Region, Kofi Osei- Amayew has opted out of the race to win the candidacy of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).

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11-Sep-2014 to 17:16

Gambian press on Guinean’s deportation, others

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — A deportation order for a Guinean national by a magistrates’ court in Banjul, and the deficiencies identified in The Gambia’s efforts to tackle money laundering dominated newspapers in Banjul on Thursday.

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11-Sep-2014 to 17:08

Beijing, Bamako sign funding, cooperation accords

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has signed several funding and cooperation agreements with China.

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11-Sep-2014 to 16:57

CAR, AfDB discuss budgetary support

APA-Abidjan-(Cote d’Ivoire) — André Nzapayéké, former Prime Minister of Central African Republic (CAR) has met with African Development Bank (AfDB) president Donald Kaberuka in Abidjan to discuss the budgetary support granted by the Bank two months ago, AfDB said in a statement issued on Thursday.

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11-Sep-2014 to 16:02

Heirs Holdings to generate quarter of Nigeria’s power

APA-Lagos-(Nigeria) — Heirs Holdings has the ambition to generate at least a quarter of Nigeria’s power consumption needs in the next five years, the group Chairman Tony Elumelu said in a statement on Thursday.

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11-Sep-2014 to 13:09

Burkina Faso to boost economic ties with Singapore

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — - Burkina Faso is keen on giving a boost to its economic relations with Singapore, through a mutual investment promotion and protection agreement (APPI) and a memorandum of understanding between the two countries, APA learns from the Economy and Finance Ministry.

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11-Sep-2014 to 13:02

Nigeria to spend $200m on rice, cassava processing plants

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the construction and installation of 10 rice milling and six cassava processing plants at the estimated cost of N13 billion (about $200m) to be sited in strategic locations in the country.

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