19-Jan-2019 to 12:41

Thousands of Ghanaians attend funeral of slain investigative journalist

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Thousands of Ghanaian mourners on Friday thronged the funeral and burial ceremony of the slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale in Accra.

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19-Jan-2019 to 12:32

Liberia’s Weah vows to improve National Fire Service

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has expressed his government’s desire and determination to equip and transform the Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS) to meet international standard.

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19-Jan-2019 to 04:23

Chad: Police colonel gets 10-year imprisonment

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — Chadian police colonel Ahmat Senoussi Ochi, who was prosecuted for kidnapping, torture and deliberate personal injury was sentenced on Friday to ten years in prison and plus a CFAF500,000 fine.

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19-Jan-2019 to 03:53

Ghana Ports Authority offers $10,000 bounty over killers of top official

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana Ports and Habours Authority (GPHA) is offering a ¢50,000 (US$10,000) bounty to anyone who provides accurate information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of its Public Affairs Manager Mrs. Josephine Tanor Asante.

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18-Jan-2019 to 13:15

About 36m children in Ethiopia multi-dimensionally poor-Report

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An estimated 36 million of a total population of 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, meaning they are deprived of basic goods and services in at least three dimensions, says a new report released Friday by the Central Statistical Agency and UNICEF.

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17-Jan-2019 to 14:10

Senegal’s veteran journalist dies at 82

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Ahmed Bachir Kounta, a former journalist at Senegalese Television Broadcasting (RTS) and member of the Kounta religious family, died Thursday morning at the age of 82, APA learned from media sources.

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17-Jan-2019 to 11:34

eSwatini: 30 000 civil servants’ strike resumes in 11 days

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — All business stands to be grounded in eSwatini, after about 30 000 civil servants endorsed another mass protest action in 11 days.

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