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West African News Headlines aggregated from diverse sources, including Nigerian, Ghanian, Ivory Coast, Burkina Farso, Guinean, Liberian, Niger, Gambian, Senegalese, Benin, Togolese and other regional newspapers.

Today
[Vanguard] Dwellers of Bariga and Yaba area of Lagos State are ecstatic over the transformation of the family planning clinic in Oloja and Alli-Daodu Primary Healthcare Centres, PHC. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Vanguard] Three major non-academic staff unions will decide tomorrow whether to join the strike by university lecturers. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[This Day] Shola Oyeyipo identifies urgent issues begging for President Muhammadu Buhari's attention now that he's back from the United Kingdom [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Observer] The standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), George Weah, last Saturday made a number of promises to the Liberian people when the party launched its campaign for the 2017 general and presidential elections. Key among his promises were total elimination of bad governance, inclusive government without [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Observer] Humble Youth International (HYI), a local non-governmental organization, in collaboration with Peacebuilding Hub Liberia, yesterday began a civic awareness campaign against electoral violence during and after the upcoming October elections. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Foroyaa] Mr. Abubacarr Tambadou, Attorney General and Minister of Justiceresponded affirmatively that neither politicians nor foreign judges will spearhead the operations of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission. Mr. Tambedou made this disclosure in Bwiam, West Coast Region, during day five of the nationwide tour of the TRRC sensitization team. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] The ruling All Progressives Congress has described the opposition Peoples Democratic Party's definition and understanding of the restructuring of Nigeria as shallow and far from what Nigerians are asking for. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Monday that the Buhari administration spent N1.3 trillion on capital projects in 2016, the highest in the history of the country. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board which began a meeting on Monday, is expected to formally announce a new holistic policy on Tuesday when the body is expected to conclude its ongoing deliberation. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Guardian] As always, Nigerians have reacted to yesterday's address to Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari in different ways. While some knocked the president for the broadcast, describing it as a disappointment and buck passing, others have hailed it as a timely intervention, especially in the country's fight against terrorism and [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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Earlier
[Observer] The Liberian Senate, on Wednesday, August 15, voted unanimously to concur with the House of Representatives in ratifying the financing agreement (Liberia renewable Energy Access Project) between the Republic of Liberia and International Development Association in the tune of US$25 million. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Ghanaian Chronicle] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, last Thursday, told Ghanaians that as a nation, we cannot win the fight against corruption with mere words. He was emphatic that to defeat the canker of corruption in the country, we need concrete actions. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Monday spoke on the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria, describing it as a "welcome development." [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Guardian] Uyo -The use of jungle justice by Nigerians to lynch those who have allegedly committed crimes is a reflection of Nigerians' temperament hence there is the need for reorientation of the people. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[This Day] The three tiers of government (federal, states and local governments) shared N2.788 trillion between January and June this year, a 38 per cent increase on the N2.019 trillion shared in the first half of 2016. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to build a prosperous society, create opportunities for all and to raise the living standards of Ghanaians, despite the current challenges facing the nation. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Ghanaian Chronicle] Takoradi. -The management of Tullow Ghana has said it is unable to dig more oil wells at the deep waters as a result of the maritime dispute between Ghana and neighbouring Ivory Coast. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Foroyaa] Mamadou Dem principal magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the lower court Inbanjul last Friday 18th August, 2017 discharged and acquitted Sergeant Babucarr Njie of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF). [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Trade has responded to remarks made by the Gambia Transport, Agricultural, Food and Industrial Workers Union against one Omar Ceesay and members of his transport association, regarding numerous issues. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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[Foroyaa] Ali Sowe got offered a starting berth against Croatian multiple times league winners Dinamo Zagreb for Albanian side Skënderbeu Korçë in what was his debut for the club since joining on a season-long loan deal. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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