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2012-03-15 07:55:40 President Koroma Commissions ABCS in Tonkolili [Sierra Leone Government] Agriculture has been identified by government as a panacea for food self-sufficiency as well as empowering farmers to farm for business. To realize this dream, President Ernest Bai Koroma has commissioned 14 newly constructed and well-equipped Agricultural Business Centres (ABCs) in Tonkolili District by symbolically cutting the tape to the ABC at Rowala two miles off Magburaka town.

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Sunday, 07-13-14, 8:47No African Player Listed As Fifa Unveils Nominees for Awards[This Day]Rio de Janeiro -The pathetic state of the Beautiful Game in Africa has reflected in FIFA not listing any of the players that featured for the continent's five representatives at Brazil 2014 World Cup for individual honours. Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Cameroun and Algeria represented Africa at Brazil 2014.
Sunday, 07-13-14, 8:27NCA Party Files Toll Fee Hike Challenge[New Zimbabwe]THE National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) on Friday filed an urgent High Court application seeking the setting aside of the toll fees increase which was effected last week.
Sunday, 07-13-14, 8:23Soldiers Clash with Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen[Shabelle]According to news reports from Bay region, fierce clashes broke out between Somali National Army troops against the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab terrorist organization in the Qansaxdhere district of the region.
Sunday, 07-13-14, 8:15Rebels Accused of Attacking SPLA Positions in Unity, Upper Nile States[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese army (SPLA) said on Friday that opposition troops had launched attacks on Wangkei and Guit in Unity state, with a separate "shelling" targeting Upper Nile state's Nassir, officials said.
Sunday, 07-13-14, 8:12Former MCP Legislature's Daughter Is Kasungu Municipality Mayor[Malawi News Agency]Kasungu -Kasungu Municipal Council has elected Ireen Ruth Katola as Mayor for the council for the next two and a half years.

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