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Liberian president clears air on seeking third term

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Reuters The president of Liberia, George Weah, has insisted he will not stay in office beyond a second term. His Chief of Staff, Nathaniel McGill,...
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Air Peace begins regular commercial flights to Jo’burg soon

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The Air Peace says it will soon begin regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub to Johannesburg, South Africa. The airline spokesperson, Mr Stanley...
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Child labour rising in West Africa cocoa farms despite efforts – report

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The use of child labour has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast over the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it,...
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Guinea’s opposition leader claims victory in presidential poll

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Guinea’s opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo declared Monday, without waiting for official results, that he had won a presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde, who...
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Strike over oil sector deregulation not necessary – expert

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A don, Prof. Wumi Iledare, on Monday, said that there was no need for organised labour to embark on strike over the deregulation of the...
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Coalition demands safe evacuation of Nigeria traders from Ghana

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A coalition of affected traders from all parts of Nigeria, doing businesses in Ghana has demanded for safe evacuation from Ghana of Nigeria traders whose...
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Togo premier Komi Klassou resigns

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Togo’s prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation’s presidency said late Friday. President Faure Gnassingbe congratulated prime minister Komi Selom Klassou...
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Mali coup: Bah Ndaw sworn in as civilian leader

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Mali’s new president has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70, was picked...
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Guinea election a ‘war’ – president

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Guinean President Alpha Conde has urged his base to rally behind him in next month’s election, where he is controversially seeking a third term, referring...
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ECOWAS likely to decide on lifting Mali sanctions Friday

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The West African bloc ECOWAS will likely decide on Friday whether to lift potentially crippling sanctions imposed on Mali after last month’s coup, its mediator...