27-Nov-2019 to 13:23

Ivorian Cotton-Cashew Board Chair sets goals

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Hyacinthe Alain Blidia Ouattara, the new Chairman of the Ivorian Cotton-Cashew Board, who was elected on November 19, 2019, has vowed to “keep up the pace” in line with the quantum leap made in these two sectors and “go further.”

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27-Nov-2019 to 13:17

Sierra Leone: 66 percent of children are multidimensionaly poor

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Some 66 percent of children in Sierra Leone are multidimensionaly poor, meaning they are deprived of at least one of their basic rights, the latest national child poverty report has revealed.

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27-Nov-2019 to 10:58

Sierra Leone’s President rejects controversial Finance Bill

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has heeded public call and rejected the controversial 2020 Finance Act which proposed an open cheque for him, his vice president and the speaker of parliament for international per diem spending.

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27-Nov-2019 to 08:52

Sierra Leone: Papers dominated by president’s rejection of Finance Bill

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Wednesday’s edition of Sierra Leonean dailies is dominated by news of the refusal of President Julius Maada Bio to sign the controversial Finance Act 2020.

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26-Nov-2019 to 23:22

Street kids: It will take smart policies to clear Africa's streets - Expert

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The phenomenon of street children is one of the many social challenges several African countries still face with Senegal being no exception.

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26-Nov-2019 to 22:27

Senegal: Father steals migrant son’s bride

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A Senegalese migrant worker living in Italy has pressed charges against his own father over a breach of trust on the grounds that his old man to whom he had remitted CFA2 million as dowry for his girlfriend, used the money to marry the same girl, the daily newspaper l’AS reported on Tuesday.

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26-Nov-2019 to 14:17

Mauritanian court sentences three people over slavery

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Three Mauritanians have been sentenced in absentia to prison terms ranging from 10 to 15 years for the practice of slavery, according to a judicial source in Nouakchott.

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