25-Sep-2019 to 19:13

Burkinabe soldier, two assailants killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Two attackers were killed following an ambush in Loada, a town in north-central Burkina Faso (more than 100 km north of Ouagadougou), APA learned on Wednesday from the army one of whose soldiers died in the raid.

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25-Sep-2019 to 18:07

Sweden provides $3.8m grant for Liberia's rural youth

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Sweden has provided $US 3.8 million to the World Bank as contribution to the government of Liberia's project benefits rural youth, its ambassador the country Ingrid Wetterqvist disclosed on Wednesday.

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25-Sep-2019 to 17:53

UNDP to back Bissau anti-corruption crusade

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The Deputy Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Guinea-Bissau, José Levy, said on Wednesday that his organization will support the country to develop a national anti-corruption strategy.

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25-Sep-2019 to 16:16

Attack targets gendarme outpost in western Cote d’Ivoire

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — A gendarmerie outpost in Guiglo, a town in western Cote d’Ivoire, was the target of an attack by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday evening armed individuals, APA can report quoting military sources.

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25-Sep-2019 to 13:08

No joy for Gambian tourism

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Stakeholders in the Gambian tourism industry have watched with a sense of foreboding as the UK-based tour operator Thomas Cook entered liquidation, throwing the approaching tourist season which starts in October into uncertainty.

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24-Sep-2019 to 09:51

Gambia police in sweeping raids on crime havens

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Police in The Gambia have launched sweeping raids on urban crime dens, rounding up youths over the weekend in a bid to tackle criminality just weeks before the start to the tourist season.

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23-Sep-2019 to 18:06

Ghanaian govt announces 'foiled coup'

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The authorities in Ghana on Monday announced foiling a planned coup attempt on the seat of government at Jubilee House allegedly spearheaded by three individuals who are in custody.

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