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W/African health workers begin five-day training on combating Ebola disease in Ghana

W/African health workers begin five-day training on combating Ebola disease in Ghana

Health workers from six countries in the West African sub-region will begin a five-day training session from Monday, November 24, 2014 in Accra, Ghana.A statement by the ECOWAS ...

Sudan: UN names new envoy for Abyei disputed area

Sudan: UN names new envoy for Abyei disputed area

The United Nations has named a new envoy for the UN mission deployed to monitor the situation in the disputed rich oil region of Abyei between Sudan and south Sudan.The UN Secretary ...

S/African deputy minister leads Mandela Sports Day activities

S/African deputy minister leads Mandela Sports Day activities

South African Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela walked 9.4km on Saturday as part of the 2014 Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day, the Presidency has said.According ...

Tunisia’s HAICA bans diffusion of election result before closure of polls

Tunisia’s HAICA bans diffusion of election result before closure of polls

Tunisia's independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA) reiterated ban for media to give out polls results during presidential elections.This move was made in a ...

Gambia: GRTS, Al Jazreea to sign journalism training deal

Gambia: GRTS, Al Jazreea to sign journalism training deal

Gambia Radio and Tevevision Services (GRTS) and Al Jazeera TV have discussed opportunities for Gambian journalists to undergo training at Al Jazeera, reports said on ...

Togo’s Adebayor denies evicting mum

Togo’s Adebayor denies evicting mum

The Togolese international striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, has spent this weekend battling allegation of evicting his mother from his house; and accusing her of witchcraft.The bizarre ...

B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

Burkina Faso transitional president, Michel Kafando has promised in his inauguration speech on Friday that he would do everything possible to identify the remains of late Thomas ...

W/African health workers begin five-day training on combating Ebola disease in Ghana

Health workers from six countries in the West African sub-region will begin a five-day training session from Monday, November 24, 2014 in Accra, Ghana.A statement by the ECOWAS Commission on Saturday in Abuja said that after the training sessions, they would be integrated with the Ministries of Health in the three countries most affected by the Ebola disease - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It added that ...

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Sudan: UN names new envoy for Abyei disputed area

The United Nations has named a new envoy for the UN mission deployed to monitor the situation in the disputed rich oil region of Abyei between Sudan and south Sudan.The UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said in a statement on Saturday that he had appointed the Ethiopian Major General Birhanu Jula Gelalcha as force commander of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). He succeeds Lt. Gen. Yohannes ...

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S/African deputy minister leads Mandela Sports Day activities

South African Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela walked 9.4km on Saturday as part of the 2014 Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day, the Presidency has said.According to the Presidency, Manamela partnered with Dignity Dreams, a non-governmental organisation which makes a huge difference in the daily lives of South Africa's schoolgirls by providing reusable sanitary towels that can be used for ...

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Tunisia’s HAICA bans diffusion of election result before closure of polls

Tunisia's independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA) reiterated ban for media to give out polls results during presidential elections.This move was made in a bid to not influence voters' choices before the vote, Hichem Snoussi HAICA's member underlined, adding, however, that “polls'dissemination is authorized after closure of the last polling station on Tunisian territory.� HAICA ...

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Gambia: GRTS, Al Jazreea to sign journalism training deal

Gambia Radio and Tevevision Services (GRTS) and Al Jazeera TV have discussed opportunities for Gambian journalists to undergo training at Al Jazeera, reports said on Saturday.According to local media reports, Gambian Minister of Foreign Affair Balla Garba Jahumpa and the Dirctor General of GRTS Lamin Manga have met with the top echelon of Al Jazeera TV Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani. The plan for the deal was ...

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Togo’s Adebayor denies evicting mum

The Togolese international striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, has spent this weekend battling allegation of evicting his mother from his house; and accusing her of witchcraft.The bizarre allegations; which had been reported by some media, said he evicted his mum from his house because he thought she was a witch. But, reacting to the issue on Saturday, Tottenham FC star, Adebayor, denied the report, but admitted ...

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B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

Burkina Faso transitional president, Michel Kafando has promised in his inauguration speech on Friday that he would do everything possible to identify the remains of late Thomas Sankara.“In the name of national reconciliation, investigations will be conducted to identify Thomas Sankara's body,� Michel Kafando said, adding that “the investigation will not be liable to a court ruling but to government ...

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Gambia: Opposition militant appeals court conviction

Gambia's influential militant of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) Lansana Jobarteh has file an appeal to the court, reports said on Saturday.Jobarteh's lawyer, Ousainou Darbore, said he had filed an appeal at the Banjul High Court to reverse the decision earlier taken by the magistrate court against his client. According to media report, Lansana Jobarteh was accused of attending political rallies ...

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Gambia declares exiled ex-information minister wanted

Gambian former information minister Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh has been declared wanted by police, reports said on Saturday.The Banjul Magistrate court presided by magistrate Dawda Jallow, has recently approved an arrest warrant put before it by police prosecutors in Banjul, to bring Dr. Janneh to justice, on charges of treason. According to the court, the ex-Information Minister is charged for not residing ...

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Sierra Leone curbs plastic pollution

Environmental protection authorities in Sierra Leone have kicked started a new approach to rid the country of growing piles of waste plastic.Youths will be trained on the recycling technology so that they will engage in the business of collecting plastics in the street and recycle them for reuse. For starters, a group of 50 youths ended training on Friday as the first batch. The Environmental Protection ...

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