China gives Ebola preventive materials to Ghana

China gives Ebola preventive materials to Ghana

The Chinese government on Friday handed Ghana Ebola preventive materials to help the country prevent the outbreak of the viral disease.The assistance comes weeks after China had ...

RFI to launch Mandingo broadcast in Bamako

RFI to launch Mandingo broadcast in Bamako

Radio France Internationale (RFI) is working on an editorial project in Bamako, from which it intends to broadcast in the Mandingo language for the West African region, APA learnt ...

Widespread looting rocks Burkinabe capital

Widespread looting rocks Burkinabe capital

– The Burkinabe capital, Ouagadougou, woke up on Friday in an unusual atmosphere marked by looting incidents in several big stores by angry people, APA notes here. On board ...

ECOWAS warns against unconstitutional accession to power in Burkina Faso

ECOWAS warns against unconstitutional accession to power in Burkina Faso

The current chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), John Dramani Mahama has expressed “great concern”, about current events in Burkina Faso and the ...

Donors demand Malawi clarifies fertiliser program

Donors demand Malawi clarifies fertiliser program

Development partners in the implementation of the Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) in Malawi have written to the government demanding explanation on several issues around the ...

Malian leader to Freetown, Monrovia

Malian leader to Freetown, Monrovia

Malian President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita will jet into Sierra Leone and Liberia after his trip to Guinea as part of whistle-stop tour of Ebola-hit countries in the region, diplomatic ...

Nigeria protests discrimination over Ebola virus

Nigeria protests discrimination over Ebola virus

The Nigerian government has protested against continued discrimination and profiling of its citizens over the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa in spite of the clean bill of ...

China gives Ebola preventive materials to Ghana

The Chinese government on Friday handed Ghana Ebola preventive materials to help the country prevent the outbreak of the viral disease.The assistance comes weeks after China had presented a cheque of $800,000 to support the country in its bid to stop the disease from spreading. Presenting the materials which included protective covers, spraying machines, medical equipment and medicines, Chinese Ambassador, ...

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RFI to launch Mandingo broadcast in Bamako

Radio France Internationale (RFI) is working on an editorial project in Bamako, from which it intends to broadcast in the Mandingo language for the West African region, APA learnt on Friday.The report was on the sidelines of a visit in the Malian capital by Marie-Christine Saragosse, CEO of the France Media Monde Group. The decision, which is meant to install the international radio on a long-term basis at ...

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Widespread looting rocks Burkinabe capital

– The Burkinabe capital, Ouagadougou, woke up on Friday in an unusual atmosphere marked by looting incidents in several big stores by angry people, APA notes here. On board motorcycles, bicycles, tricycles and carts, Ouagadougou residents were seen carrying bags of rice, packets of sugar and other things taken from looted stores. Targeted stores included those supporting the regime of Blaise Compaore. These ...

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ECOWAS warns against unconstitutional accession to power in Burkina Faso

The current chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), John Dramani Mahama has expressed “great concern”, about current events in Burkina Faso and the tensions caused by the process to review the bill amending the Constitution, warning that the sub-regional organization, “will not recognize any accession to power through unconstitutional means.” In a statement copied to APA on ...

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Donors demand Malawi clarifies fertiliser program

Development partners in the implementation of the Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) in Malawi have written to the government demanding explanation on several issues around the management of the program.Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) Chairperson Luara Kullenburg said the donors are demanding urgent information regarding the total estimated costs of the 2014/15 FISP. "We understand that government is ...

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Malian leader to Freetown, Monrovia

Malian President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita will jet into Sierra Leone and Liberia after his trip to Guinea as part of whistle-stop tour of Ebola-hit countries in the region, diplomatic sources told APA.President Keita, who landed in Conakry at 5:45 (GMT), will be flying to Freetown and Monrovia at 10pm Saturday. Unlike IBK's previous visits, the Malian leader will be accompanied by a small delegation including ...

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Nigeria protests discrimination over Ebola virus

The Nigerian government has protested against continued discrimination and profiling of its citizens over the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa in spite of the clean bill of health from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on the disease. Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Aminu Wali, told members of the diplomatic corps on Friday in Abuja that 22 countries had targeted and discriminated against ...

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Cremating Ebola bodies best option – EPA

The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Anyaa Vohiri, has said cremating Ebola dead bodies is the best option to prevent the potential environmental impact associated with their burial.She said even though the practice is contrary to Liberian culture, it has become necessary due to the increasing number of deaths from Ebola on a daily basis and the lack of conducive sites for ...

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Liberia will overcome Ebola soon – Sirleaf

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed optimism that with the level of coordination between her government and the international community, the country will soon overcome the Ebola crisis and that the economy will return to full-scale operations.She said the continuous assistance by international partners during this health emergency symbolizes compassion and a demonstration of care for ...

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Archbishop of Canterbury praises Ghana’s religious tolerance

The visiting Archbishop of the Canterbury Justin Welby on Friday commended the religious tolerance in Ghana and urged leaders to keep up the tradition.“I am impressed by the religious tolerance prevailing in Ghana which is worthy of emulation�, Welby said when he conferred with Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur at the Flagstaff House in Accra. According to him the Anglican Church in Ghana continues ...

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