11-Sep-2014 to 12:39

Anti-smoking campaign launched in Francophone Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — The first regional media anti-tobacco campaign has been launched in French-speaking African countries covering Senegal, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso, according to a statement made available to APA Thursday.

Read more

11-Sep-2014 to 12:19

Nigeria ratifies treaty on establishment of Abidjan-Lagos corridor

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Works Mike Onolememen has disclosed that the Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the treaty on the establishment of the Abidjan-Lagos corridor among the governments of Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Nigeria.

Read more

11-Sep-2014 to 12:16

Vigilantes kill 70 insurgents in northern Nigeria, sources claim

APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — More than 70 suspected Boko Haram insurgents were killed by local hunters and members of the vigilante group in Mubi and environs in Adamawa State in northern Nigeria when they invaded the area on Wednesday.

Read more

11-Sep-2014 to 12:13

Plans concluded to establish direct flights between Nigeria and India - diplomat

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Rangalah Ghanashyam, has said that plans had been concluded for the establishment of direct flights between Nigeria and India in order to improve tourism and trade between the two nations.

Read more

11-Sep-2014 to 12:09

President’s meeting with defense chiefs, Stars’ victory dominate Ghana media

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian newspapers on Thursday focused on President Mahama’s meeting with ECOWAS Chiefs of Defense Staff, the Black Stars victory over the Hawks of Togo in AFCON qualifiers and TUC condemnation on the assault of journalists.

Read more

11-Sep-2014 to 11:46

Cote d’Ivoire donates 500m francs to help fight Ebola in West Africa

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) – — The Ivoirian head of state, Alassane Ouattara will offer CFA500 million francs in an attempt to back the Ebola crusade in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra-Leone, three of the worst-hit countries in Africa, official sources told APA Thursday.

Read more

11-Sep-2014 to 11:01

Sierra Leone expects a surge in Ebola cases after shutdown

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone Health ministry officials said they are expecting a 20 per cent surge in the number of cases of the Ebola epidemic at the conclusion of the planned 3-day nationwide shutdown.

Read more