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2013-02-11 13:30:34 Le1.3 Million or Two Month Jail for Loitering [Concord]Freetown -Magistrate Komba Kamanda of court No. 2 yesterday slammed a Le1.3 million fine (Le130,000 each) or an alternative of two month imprisonment on thirteen accused persons - Amara Kajuei, Abu Bakarr Conteh, Foday Barilor, Abdulai Sorkor Kamara, Mohamed Alie Kalokoh, Sheika Samura, Yayah Sellu, Mohamed Sesay, Mohamed Sesay, Mohamed Algalie, Sheik Umar Alpha Sankoh, Plulip Gbaugau and David Kanu - who were docked on one count charge loitering contrary to the law of Sierra Leone.

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Wednesday, 10-07-15, 16:50Egypt Foreign Reserves Drop to U.S.$16.3 Billion in September[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian net foreign reserves dropped to $16.335 billion at the end of September, dropping by nearly $2 billion in one month, the central bank said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 16:47Senate Divided Over Date for TRC Deliberation[LINA] At their 10th Day Extraordinary Session held at the Capitol Building in Monrovia on Tuesday, members of the Liberian Senate could not easily arrive at a decision on whether the body should deliberate on recommendations contained in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 16:41Bouteflika for Win-Win Partnership Between State, Investors[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika called on the national investors to get more involved in the creation of wealth and jobs in a "win-win" partnership between the State and the economic operators.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 16:41Reassessment of Algeria-EU Association Agreement 'Necessary'[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria considers "necessary" the reassessment of the economic and commercial sections of the Association Agreement with the European Union which has not "achieved the expected objectives in terms of European investment in Algeria."
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 16:40Western Sahara - UN Urged to Ensure Respect of Sahrawi People's Right to Self-Determination[Algerie Presse Service] Geneva -The coordinator of the Polisario Front with the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) Mhamed Khaddad urged the United Nations to ensure the respect of the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination given its commitments to resolving the conflict of Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco, in an interview with the newspaper Tribune of Geneva, received Wednesday in Algiers.

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