06-Sep-2019 to 15:28

Benin reshuffles cabinet, as six make it to new team

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Benin’s president, Patrice Talon, has reshuffled his cabinet marked by three departures and six arrivals, bringing the new government to 24 members.

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06-Sep-2019 to 14:43

Liberia, Sierra Leone to lock horns in return leg of 2022 World Cup preliminary

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberia National football team, Lone Star, departed the country Friday for Sierra Leone for the second leg of the preliminary round of the 2022 World Cup qualifier.

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06-Sep-2019 to 14:36

Burkina Faso: Soldier dies in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A soldier was killed in an ambush in the Sahel region of northern Burkina Faso by armed individuals killed, military sources told APA on Friday adding that in retaliation the Army “neutralized” five attackers.

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05-Sep-2019 to 23:10

Benin’s employment index up by 7 percent

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — Benin’s employment index improved in the first three months of 2019, according to the quarterly business survey published on Thursday by the General Directorate of Economic Affairs, explaining that employment in large companies grew by 7 percent compared with the same period last year.

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05-Sep-2019 to 19:57

Guinea opposition spurn talks with Condé

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Sadjo Diallo — The National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (FNDC), which brings together political and civil society stakeholders in Guinea on Thursday rejected proposed talks with President Alpha Condé over the adoption of a new constitution.

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05-Sep-2019 to 16:27

Ghana: NAGRAT declares nationwide strike

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has declared a nationwide strike over what they termed untold pressure and hardship brought on to teachers by the newly introduced human resource management information system (HRMIS).

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05-Sep-2019 to 12:16

W/Cup: Liberia beat S/Leone 3-1 in prelim qualifier

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberia national soccer team, Lone Star, Wednesday night defeated the national soccer team of Sierra Leone 3 goals to one in the first round of the preliminary rounds of the 2022 World Cup.

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