Nigeria: Court stops deployment of soldiers for election security

Nigeria: Court stops deployment of soldiers for election security

The Federal High Court in Sokoto, north west Nigeria on Friday annulled the use of the military for election duty across Nigeria.The court in northwest Nigeria ruled on the age long ...

Zimbabwe gov’t defends Equatorial Guinea troop deployment

Zimbabwe gov’t defends Equatorial Guinea troop deployment

The Zimbabwe government on Saturday defended its decision to send troops to provide security during the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Equatorial Guinea, ...

Sudan bans reporting on Ebola

Sudan bans reporting on Ebola

The Sudanese authorities have prohibited local media from covering any news related to the Ebola virus.Press sources who asked not to be mentioned for security reasons confirmed to ...

Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

One student of al-Azhar University was killed and five other individuals injured in Sharqiya Governorate, northern Egypt following protests held in support of former President ...

Imported babies: Niger judge denies jurisdiction, prosecutor appeals

Imported babies: Niger judge denies jurisdiction, prosecutor appeals

Deputy Prosecutor, Chaibou Samna announced Friday afternoon, during a press conference that the Public prosecutor's department would appeal the decision of judge who declared that ...

Zimbabwe surgeons to perform operation on conjoined twins

Zimbabwe surgeons to perform operation on conjoined twins

Zimbabwean surgeons will next week perform the country's first major operation to separate conjoined twins, an official said Wednesday.Harare Central Hospital clinical director ...

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCIP) has urged French companies to up their investments in Senegal. CCIP President Pierre Antoine Gailly told an investors' forum ...

Nigeria: Court stops deployment of soldiers for election security

The Federal High Court in Sokoto, north west Nigeria on Friday annulled the use of the military for election duty across Nigeria.The court in northwest Nigeria ruled on the age long controversy and declared use of soldiers as unconstitutional. Justice Mohammed Rilwan ruled that other than for the purposes of  more...

January 31, 2015 at 11:40 am UTC

Zimbabwe gov’t defends Equatorial Guinea troop deployment

The Zimbabwe government on Saturday defended its decision to send troops to provide security during the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Equatorial Guinea, saying President Robert Mugabe did not need parliamentary approval before deploying the soldiers.Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi  more...

January 31, 2015 at 10:39 am UTC

Africa infrastructure dev on the right track – Zuma

Building Africa's infrastructure is the way to go towards sustainable development, and Africa was on the right track, South African President Jacob Zuma has said in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).According to the Presidency on Friday, Zuma was addressing the 32nd summit of the New Partnership for Africa's  more...

January 30, 2015 at 5:09 pm UTC

World Bank to give Malawi US$7m for Ebola preparedness

The World Bank is expected to give Malawi US$7 million to enable the southern African country to scale-up its efforts to prevent Ebola viral disease.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said Friday in the capital Lilongwe that the money would be used, among others, to buy protective clothing for health  more...

January 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm UTC

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