18-Sep-2019 to 14:44

29 feared dead in Monrovia mosque fire

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Twenty-nine people are feared dead in a fire at a quranic memorization center in a mosque in the Monrovia suburb of Paynesville, an official of the Liberia National Fire Service has confirmed to APA on Wednesday.

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18-Sep-2019 to 12:43

Nigeria urged to reopen border with Benin

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Moustapha Cissé Lô, called on Nigeria to respect the free trade agreements and reopen its border with Benin.

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18-Sep-2019 to 12:35

Senegal gives foretaste of China’s 70th anniversary

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, its embassy in Senegal began the festivities on Tuesday in Dakar in the presence of several personalities, including Sino-Senegalese officials who took the opportunity to highlight their strong bilateral relationship.

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17-Sep-2019 to 14:19

Four drown in Senegal boat tragedy

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Thirty-seven people of different nationalities were evacuated Tuesday morning from the Sarpant islet off the coast of Dakar, Senegal, where they had spent the night after their canoe capsized, drowning four of its passengers.

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17-Sep-2019 to 13:29

Senegal to play Brazil in football friendly

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s national football team, the Terang Lions will face Brazil in a friendly on October 10 in Singapore, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed from its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

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17-Sep-2019 to 13:20

C/d’Ivoire picked to host global forum on African tourism

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire has been picked to host the first “Investing in Tourism in Africa” global forum which will bring together over 3,000 participants next year.

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16-Sep-2019 to 22:30

ICC prosecutor appeals Gbagbo acquittal

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday appealed against the acquittal of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and his co-accused Charles Blé Goudé, the institution said.

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