West Africa Headlines

Nigeria's Dana Air blames passenger after door falls off

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:32
Passengers dispute the airline's suggestion that someone tampered with the emergency exit door.
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Riyad Mahrez misses Man City trip but Claude Puel hopes he 'gets his head right'

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:26
Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez will not face Manchester City but Claude Puel hopes he will "get his head right" and return to the squad.
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Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace forward expected to be out for a month

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:35
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson expects forward Wilfried Zaha to be out for a month with knee injury.
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Build a worthy experience for yourself - Energy Bank urges managers

Joy FM News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:02
Energy Commercial Bank is optimistic about making significant inroad in the Ghanaian banking industry with a clear-cut strategy to grow substantially in all its business lines.
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Raphael Tuju: Kenya is not a nation state

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:29
Kenya's governing Jubilee Party's Raphael Tuju on the problems faced forging a country.
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German-born Rani Khedira rejects Tunisia World Cup opportunity

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:48
German-born Rani Khedira turns down the chance of playing at the World Cup as he rejects an approach to play from Tunisia.
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Akufo-Addo hails 3,000 ECOBANK jobs after NYA training program

Joy FM News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:02
President Nana Akufo-Addo has hailed a collaboration between government and the private sector, which is expected to create 3,000 jobs for unemployed youths.
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Large organisations can now receive instant electronic payments

Joy FM News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 07:02
Large corporate organisations and public-sector institutions can receive instant payment electronically if they sign onto the e-bills pay system introduced by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS).
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Villagers still waiting for share of $6.5m diamond

BBC Africa - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:33
The villagers who dug up Sierra Leone's $6.5m "peace diamond" say they are still waiting for a share of the sale.
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NIC to cap injury, death compensations

Joy FM News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:02
National Insurance Commission, NIC, has expressed its commitment to provide a cap for injury and death compensations for third parties before the end of the year.
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma could quit within days - ANC

BBC Africa - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:57
The head of South Africa's ruling ANC is in direct talks with President Zuma over a power transfer.
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Kenya deports Miguna Miguna over Odinga 'swearing-in'

BBC Africa - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:38
The Chief Justice criticises the government for not obeying court orders to release Miguna Miguna.
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Nigeria:Remote Villages Fight Malaria Through Community Health

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:34
[MalariaMustDie] Njediko -Nigeria has more cases and deaths from Malaria than any other country in the world. It's entire 177 million population is at risk from the disease. But in remote villages, training members of the community to deliver essential healthcare is beginning to save lives.
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ACEP commends gov’t for launch of Petroleum Register

Joy FM News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:02
ACEP has commended Ghana’s Ministry of Energy and the Petroleum Commission for their efforts in expanding transparency mechanisms in Ghana’s upstream oil and gas sector through the launch of the Petroleum Register.
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Cameroon:Perpetual Follow Up

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 14:09
[Cameroon Tribune] FCFA 60 billion already disbursed by the World Bank for the enhancement of livestock production in Cameroon is such a huge amount that can transform an economic sector if well managed.
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Africa:Africa and the Echoes of a Sad Comment

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 14:01
[Guardian] Lagos -Sir: Recently, a comment from the President of United States, Mr. Donald Trump, sparked off a heated controversy. Trump had referred to some nations as 'shithole' countries and there was an instant outcry.
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Africa:New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:56
[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument -- the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) -- will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018.
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Africa:'Nigeria Remains Investment Destination for Oil, Gas in Sub-Saharan Africa'

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:54
[Guardian] Nigeria is said to be an attractive investment destination in sub-Sahara Africa despite the fast changing landscape of the global oil and gas industry.
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Nigeria:Xinhua News Agency Team Visits the Guardian

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:53
[Guardian] A delegation of China's Xinhua News Agency yesterday paid a courtesy visit to the Abuja office of The Guardian newspaper.
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Nigeria:We Will Deliver Egina FPSO Ahead of Schedule - Ladol Boss

Allafrica.com - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:52
[Guardian] The Chairman, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), Ladi Jadesimi, has expressed the company's readiness to deliver the $3.8 billion Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel ahead of the scheduled period slated for six months.
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