17-Jan-2019 to 14:19

Ghanaians condemn killing of journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A section of the Ghanaian public on Thursday condemned the killing of an investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale by an unknown assailant on Wednesday night in Accra.

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17-Jan-2019 to 14:10

Senegal’s veteran journalist dies at 82

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Ahmed Bachir Kounta, a former journalist at Senegalese Television Broadcasting (RTS) and member of the Kounta religious family, died Thursday morning at the age of 82, APA learned from media sources.

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17-Jan-2019 to 12:36

Benjamin Netanyahu due in N’Djamena Sunday

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deyé — Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is expected on Sunday in N’Djamena, Chad, at the invitation President Idriss Déby, sources close to the Chadian presidency told APA on Thursday.

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17-Jan-2019 to 12:04

Senegal: Expert calls for easy access to Green Climate Fund

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Abdourahmane Diallo — The head of international climate policy and climate-energy advocacy of the NGO Enda Energie, Aissatou Diouf, of Senegal has pleaded for a simplification of the access conditions to climate finance at the international level for developing countries.

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17-Jan-2019 to 09:58

Laurent Gbagbo still detained, after ICC files appeal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “ICC halts release of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo”; “Laurent Gbagbo detained again after last-minute appeal” are the latest headlines on this week's bombshell African news item.

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17-Jan-2019 to 02:42

Senegal scholar expresses concern over campaign finance

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s campaign finance system for presidential elections poses a problem in the sense that it abruptly broke the political consensus in the country, Professor Kader Boye, former Rector of the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD) said on Wednesday.

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17-Jan-2019 to 00:19

Guinea, IDB sign agreement for rice production

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinean minister of Planning and the president of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) group have, on the sidelines of the regional conference on the Waqf opened Wednesday in Conakry, signed a $16.25 million financing agreement aimed at boosting production rice through the Rice Value Chain Program.

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