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04-Mar-2019 to 21:51

Sierra Leone: Commercial drivers’ strike paralyses public transport

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Transport Minister has described as illegal a strike action by commercial motor vehicle drivers and called for an immediate end to it.

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04-Mar-2019 to 19:05

Sierra Leone to set up Commission for Peace and National Cohesion

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his commitment to fulfill a campaign promise to establish a Peace and National Cohesion Commission (PNCC).

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04-Mar-2019 to 11:09

Kenya: Four American nationals perish in helicopter crash

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Four American nationals and their Kenyan pilot perished on Sunday evening after their helicopter crashed at Central island national park in Lake Turkana, in northern Kenya, the police disclosed on Monday.

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03-Mar-2019 to 18:33

South Sudan: Bahr al Ghazal communities call for land reform

APA (Juba) South Sudan — South Sudan must make sure that land belongs to the State and to be administered by the government, the people of Bahr al Ghazal region said during a regional dialogue meeting in Wau on Sunday.

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02-Mar-2019 to 18:53

Faced with bread shortage, Sierra Leone seeks help from neighboring Guinea

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government says it has signed a contract with a Guinean business firm for the supply of bread flour.

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02-Mar-2019 to 10:21

Ghana: NDC vigilantes surrender to the police over killing

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Three members of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Vigilante group in Ashanti Region “the Hawks” have surrendered themselves to the police in Ashanti Region following shooting incident which occurred at the regional NDC office some weeks ago, APA has learnt here.

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02-Mar-2019 to 10:10

Renowned international conservationist gets Sierra Leone’s highest national awar...

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Renowned international anthropologist and conservationist, Dr Jane Goodall, known for establishing the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone, has been awarded the country’s highest honor.

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