09-Oct-2019 to 10:50

Gambia to close down some diplomatic missions amid financial crisis

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia is closing down some diplomatic missions as part of efforts to cut government spending, said Saikou Ceesay, Communications Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad.

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09-Oct-2019 to 09:26

Ghana appoints new IGP

APA-Accra (Ghana) — James Oppong-Bonuah has been named Ghana's substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP) by President Nana Akufo-Addo, the local press reports on Wednesday.

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07-Oct-2019 to 17:24

Guinea opposition plans mass action against 'Conde's constitutional coup'

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea's National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (FNDC) on Monday announced in Conakry its first planned nationwide demonstrations on October 14 against attempts to amend the country's constitution.

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05-Oct-2019 to 02:50

Senegal: Development projects get €27million boost from EU

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — As part of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF), the European Union has approved €27 million, about 18 billion CFA francs for the funding of three development projects in Senegal.

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03-Oct-2019 to 22:58

Gambia's ex VP accepts responsibility for student demo deaths

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Dr. Isatou Njie Saidy on Thursday appeared before Gambia's Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) where she accepted responsibility for the killing of at least 14 students by security forces during a demonstration 19 years ago.

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03-Oct-2019 to 17:59

West, Central Africa: two million children fail to return to school in 2019 (NGO...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, more than two million children have not the chance to start the 2019-2020 school year due to insecurity, according to a report by the NGO Save the Children, copied to APA on Thursday.

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02-Oct-2019 to 19:00

Banjul: The stress and strains of visa seekers

APA- Banjul (The Gambia) — Visa processing with a view to traveling to Schengen nations has become something of a nightmare for many Gambians who cannot avoid seeking such services in foreign missions based in neighbouring countries most especially Senegal.

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