AP appoints West Africa correspondent

The Associated Press just tapped Carley Petesch as West Africa correspondent. Petesch has previously reported from Nigeria for the AP and is currently based in South Africa.

"West Africa here I come!" she tweets.

AP Washington assistant bureau chief Wendy Benjaminson calls that announcement "Good news!"

In Johannesburg, Erin Conway-Smith with the GlobalPost reacts, "Big congrats to the amazing @carleypetesch, the AP's new West Africa correspondent. We'll miss you in Jozi!"

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