24-Jan-2019 to 10:18

Benin banned from UFOA U-20 tournament

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Union of West African Football Federations (UFOA) has suspended Benin for two years from all its competitions, following its withdrawal from the UFOA U20 tournament last year.

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24-Jan-2019 to 09:00

Yawa Tsegan elected first female Speaker of Togo’s parliament

APA-Lome (Togo) — Yawa Tzegan was elected Wednesday as speaker of the National Assembly of the 6th Legislature of Togo.

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24-Jan-2019 to 02:08

Senegal’s opposition optimistic about winning presidential poll

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The four candidates of the opposition in the presidential elections slated for 24 February 2019 get "the upper hand" to win this polls, the coordinator of the Operational Platform for Securing Elections (POSE) Mame Adama Gueye said Wednesday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:52

Mauritanian MPs approve gas deal with Senegal

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian National Assembly has approved the cooperation agreement on the development and exploitation of the reserves of the Great Turtle Ahmeyim gas field, straddling Mauritania and Senegal, reports said on Tuesday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:39

New US Ambassador to Ghana presents credentials to Ghanaian leader

APA-ACCRA(Ghana) — The new U.S. Ambassador to Ghana on Wednesday presented her credentials to President Akufo-Addo as she has taken up her duties as Ambassador in the oil-rich West African country.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:26

ECOWAS launches "50 million women speak platform" project in Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — In a bid to boost gender equity in Liberia, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection Wednesday launched the “50 Million Women Speak Platform” Project aimed at improving their access to information and financing.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:13

Sierra Leone: Major boost ahead of start of much anticipated Premier League

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Preparations ahead of commencement of the much anticipated Sierra Leone Premier League football tournament has received a major financial boost from the government, APA learnt in Freetown on Wednesday.

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