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Cameroon Embassy In Russia Disgraced Over ‘Organised’ Passport Mafia, Police Pulling Over Consul For DUI.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Mahamat Paba Sale – Cameroon Ambassador to Russia. The third in command at the Embassy of Cameroon in Russia was last week intercepted by the police for driving under the influence of alcohol, a source at the Embassy in Moscow, Russia’s capital has told National Telegraph. Our whistleblower …

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The University Of The Gambia, Others Win Standards Bureau Awards.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Tuesday, December 17, 2019.  The University Of The Gambia has won The Gambia Standards Bureau Annual National Quality Awards, National Telegraph has confirmed. The event that took place during a gala dinner at the Senegambia Beach Hotel in Senegambia, Kololi, a resort town on the Atlantic coast of the Gambia was highly attended.  Prestige Security Company, Unique Solutions, and …

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US Lawmaker Requests UN Sends Fact-Finding Mission To Cameroon.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Monday, December 16, 2019. Eliot L. Engel – Chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee. Eliot Lance Engel, U.S. Representative for New York’s 16th congressional district and a member of the Democratic Party who’s also Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs requests the United Nations sends a fact-finding mission to …

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Burkina Faso Civil Society Demands France Extradites Blaise Compaore’s Brother Over 21-Year-Old Murder Case Of Journalist.

By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Sunday, December 15, 2019. The civil society in the West African country of Burkina Faso said last week it’s demanding justice in the 1998 murder of Investigative Journalist, Norbert Zongo. Norbert was killed in the locality of Sapouy, West of the country. The vehicle in which Norbert Zongo, his brother and two …

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Liberia’s Education Ministry Orders Abrupt End Of School Year.

By Tina S. Mehnpaine – Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday, December 15, 2019. Professor Ansu D. Sonii – Liberia’s Minister of Education. Liberia’s Education Ministry said, Saturday, December 14, 2019, it has ordered all public schools closed down as of December 13, 2019. In the release, the Ministry insists the decision takes immediate effect. All school Principals, Guardians, Parents, Counties Educational Officers …

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CDC’s NYL, COP Draw Battle Line Over President Weah Step-down Protest.

By Tina S. Mehnpaine – Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday, December 15, 2019. George Weah – President of the West African country of Liberia. President George Weah will not step down, the National Youth League of Liberia’s ruling Coalition For Democratic Change said in a news conference at the party’s headquarters in Oldest Congo Town, Montserrado County, in Northwestern Liberia, Friday, December …

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Factfinder Tells National Telegraph Name, Mission Of US Plane Spotted In Cameroon.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Friday, December 13, 2019. A well-placed Factfinder in the United States who’s very familiar and in close contact with top US diplomats has revealed to National Telegraph the name and mission of a US Airforce Plane on Cameroon soil that sparked controversial debates on social media late Thursday, December 12, 2019. Several …

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Liberia’s George Weah Set To Dismiss Key Officials.

By Tina S. Mehnpaine – Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, December 12, 2019. Mulbah Morlu – Chairman of Liberia’s ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC). The President of the West African country of Liberia will dismiss key officials within his cabinet, Chairman of Liberia’s ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Mulbah Morlu has said in a press statement. Mulbah Morlu, while addressing …

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Banjul American International School Throws Fun-Filled Christmas Party!

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Thursday, December 12, 2019. Children at the Banjul American International School pose for a picture at a Christmas party. The Banjul American International School (BAIS), an American-run school founded by a small group of American families has celebrated its Christmas Party in a special way. BAIS was founded in 1984 with support from the US Embassy to offer an …

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Gambia Police Gives Pressure Group Permit To Protest Against President Adama Barrow.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Thursday, December 12, 2019. Adama Barrow – President of The Gambia The police force in The Gambia has officially granted a permit to a pressure group for a planned protest, National Telegraph has confirmed. The movement, ‘Operation Three Years Jotna’, aimed at reminding Gambia’s President Adama Barrow of his long-standing promise to his Coalition members and Gambians, in general, …

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