29-Jan-2019 to 21:25

Sierra Leone: Controversial female police officer suspended

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The independence of the Sierra Leone Police is once again under scrutiny after it confirmed the suspension of a controversial senior police amidst allegations of political reprisal.

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29-Jan-2019 to 21:00

Sierra Leone inaugurates inquiry commissions

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The much anticipated Commissions of Inquiry meant to probe into the affairs of the former government has been inaugurated in Sierra Leone.

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29-Jan-2019 to 19:01

C/Ivoire and Cameroon in solidarity AfCON swap

APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad on Tuesday confirmed the withdrawal of the organization of the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AfCON) from Cote d'Ivoire for the benefit of Cameroon.

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29-Jan-2019 to 18:24

Africa’s renewable energy potential estimated at 310 GW

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — Africa’s potential in terms of renewable energies is estimated at 310 Giga-Watts (GW), according to Hatem Fellah, Principal Agronomist at the African Development Bank (ADB) speaking in Dakar on Dakar.

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29-Jan-2019 to 16:40

UN tribute for slain Chadian peacekeepers

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The UN has paid emotive tribute to ten Chadian peacekeepers killed in an attack in Mali last week.

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29-Jan-2019 to 13:41

Mauritania: Defence Minister to run for President

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — The Minister of Defence in Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ould El Ghazouani, is the ruling majority’s candidate for the 2019 presidential election, government spokesman Sidi Mohamed Ould Maham announced Tuesday on Twitter.

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29-Jan-2019 to 13:22

CAF scribe in Abidjan to talk about hosting 2023 AfCON

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad arrived in Abidjan on Monday, where he will try to convince the Ivorian authorities to accept hosting the 2023 African Cup of Nations (CAN).

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