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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
[Daily Trust] The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) has projected a 10 per cent increase in cashew nut production for 2018. [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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[Daily Trust] Officials of the distressed Arik Air have diverted the sum of $26 million and N2.4 billion loans meant to be used for the purchase of eight aircraft engines and reconfiguration of two aircraft respectively, the Managing Director of the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru, has [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria lost a whopping $9 billion to the export of proceeds of illegal mining activities between 2014 and 2015, the federal government disclosed yesterday. [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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[Premium Times] Life threatening diseases like HIV, Ebola and Monkey Pox may be mild compared to other diseases outbreak that may occur in future if adequate expertise is not applied to wild conservation and management, a don has said. [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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[Premium Times] Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday removed himself from continuing to preside over the corruption case brought against Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court in Bayelsa by the anti-graft agency, EFCC. [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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Earlier
[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of the Gambia International Airline (GIA), Lamin Cham, yesterday revealed to the 'Janneh' Commission that about ten Million US Dollars was spent on the maintenance of some of the States Aircraft's, within a period of three years and over D72, 000,000 was spent by the office [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[New Dawn] The Liberia National Police (LNP) has denied claims of brutalizing protesting students at the University of Liberia (UL) on Monday, 20 November on Capitol Hill. Police spokesman Sam Collins told the Truth Breakfast Show on Truth 96.1 Fm on Tuesday, 21 November via-mobile that the police did not [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[NEWS] Liberians from all walks of life are very better about returning to the ugly past of "war". Many have realized that the first Liberian Civil war was an internal conflict in Liberia from the period of 1989 until 1997 orchestrated by politicians for the ascendency of power. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[FrontPageAfrica] THE ARREST BY US OFFICIALS MONDAY of two former top officials from Hong Kong and Senegal on charges of participating in a "multi-year, multi-million-dollar scheme" to bribe officials in Chad and Uganda on behalf of a Chinese energy conglomerate should serve as a wake-up call for Liberia. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Observer] Reports that the National Elections Commission (NEC) has ordered a recount of the vote in Electoral District #4, Bong County almost two months after the October 10, 2017 elections have once again drawn into sharp perspective the need for a reliable and credible Voter Roll. It was the lack [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[New Republic] Ex-chairman of the Liberty Party yesterday tendered his resignation from the party, providing no reasons for the decision which comes a day after the Hearing Officer of the National Elections Commission (NEC) ruled against the Party in the election fraud and irregularities complaints it filed few days after [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[New Republic] The presidential candidate on the ticket of the main opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and Montserrado County Senator, George Weah says Vice President Joseph Boakai is a beneficiary of fraud. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Daily Trust] As Nigeria joins the world to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day (WTD), the Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said access to sanitary facilities has remained a mirage to a vast majority of Nigerians. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Vanguard] The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defaecation. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's democratic proclivity is expected to be deepened as government seeks to build a prosperous and a wealthy nation with equal opportunities, where all of its citizens will feel they have a stake, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Addo has stated. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Ghana Govt.] The Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry for the Creation of New Regions, Justice S.A. Brobbey, has assured the media of an appropriate platform to engage it and make clearer the issues regarding the creation of new regions. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[New Republic] In an effort to ensure clean environment, income and sustainability, Green Cities Incorporated, a youth base social enterprise operating in the solid waste sector of Liberia has launched the urban recycling project in Monrovia. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[SAIIA] Previously called the Africa-EU Summit, the AU-EU Summit convenes in Abidjan on 28 and 29 November this year. This triennial gathering brings heads of state together to discuss pressing issues facing Africa and Europe, including youth employment, gender, migration, economic cooperation, and the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) which governs [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[This Day] The Nigerian Police have confirmed the arrest of Maryam Sanda for allegedly stabbing her husband, Bilyaminu Haliru Bello, to death. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Guardian] The Army has given its personnel one year to learn and be proficient in the three major Nigerian languages - Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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