12-Aug-2019 to 07:47

Sierra Leone: Former Ghana coach in contest for Leone Stars coach

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Ghanaian football professional Sellas Tetteh is among 12 applicants vying for the position of Coach for the Sierra Leonean national team: Leone Stars, APA learnt in Freetown on Monday.

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11-Aug-2019 to 19:32

Gambian Muslims observe Eid

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The teeming mass of Muslims in The Gambia joined the rest of the Islamic world to observe Eid-ul-Adha on Sunday.

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11-Aug-2019 to 18:57

Ghana VP urges Muslims to uphold dignity of Islam

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has urged Muslims in Ghana to uphold the dignity of Islam which he noted stands for peace and tolerance.

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10-Aug-2019 to 20:10

Nigerian prelude to Eid: Muslims groan under cost of livestock

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigerians celebrate Eid al Adha on Sunday, Muslims are complaining of high prices of livestock, and food as well as low patronage, while politicians are preaching peace and harmony in a country divided along religious and ethnic lines.

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10-Aug-2019 to 19:45

Sierra Leoneans brace for subdued Eid as economic hardship bites

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The scene at Doff Cut, a popular market in Central Freetown, is very unusual on Saturday, the eve of the festivities of Eidul Adha.

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10-Aug-2019 to 16:55

Scanning the Gambian sky for rain

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In his religious sermon shortly before leading Friday prayers, Imam Salifu Mbye entreats his hushed congregation in Sinchu Alhagie, 14km south of the Gambian capital Banjul to cup hands together and implore the high heavens for much needed rain.

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10-Aug-2019 to 12:54

Visa waiver headlines Ghanaian leader's Angola sojourn

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The landmark visit to Angola by Ghanaian leader Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has witnessed a series of agreements signed between Accra and Luanda, among them a reciprocal visa waiving accord for their citizens.

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