Gambia’s Ebola prevention plan gets $0.5m W/Bank boost

Gambia’s Ebola prevention plan gets $0.5m W/Bank boost

The World Bank has approved a $500,000 reallocation of existing development funds from on-going health and nutrition projects to support Gambia prepare a plan in case of a possible ...

S/Leone Ebola: Military hospital releases first batch of Ebola survivors

S/Leone Ebola: Military hospital releases first batch of Ebola survivors

Sierra Leone`s 34th Military Hospital has over the weekend released its first batch of Ebola survivors, the center said Monday.The center located at the Wilberforce Barracks, in the ...

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 stocks end on positive note Monday

Egypt stocks end on positive note Monday

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) ended on a positive note on Monday due to profit taking activities after experiencing a slight dip at the opening of trade. Market capitalization ...

S/Leone: Bo District restricts movement during Christmas

S/Leone: Bo District restricts movement during Christmas

The authorities in the Southern Sierra Leonean district of Bo have announced stringent measures aimed at restricting movement of people during the Christmas festivities.The move ...

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 ...

Gambia’s Ebola prevention plan gets $0.5m W/Bank boost

The World Bank has approved a $500,000 reallocation of existing development funds from on-going health and nutrition projects to support Gambia prepare a plan in case of a possible Ebola outbreak, the Washington-based lender said on Monday. “The Ebola epidemic in neighboring countries has affected tourism  more...

December 22, 2014 at 7:04 pm UTC

Eleven candidates to run for Zambian presidency

Eleven candidates have successfully filed in their nomination papers with the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to run for president in next month's presidential election called to replace the late president Michael Sata who died in October.Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda who is Returning Officer Monday  more...

December 22, 2014 at 4:28 pm UTC

Egypt stocks end on positive note Monday

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) ended on a positive note on Monday due to profit taking activities after experiencing a slight dip at the opening of trade. Market capitalization gained around 1.2 billion EGP ($167.87 million), totaling 486.7 billion EGP (1US$= 7.15 EGP) compared to 485.5 billion EGP  more...

December 22, 2014 at 6:25 pm UTC

S/Africa making progress in nuclear programme – Presidency

The South African government is making steady progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear-vendor countries as part of its nuclear energy-building programme, according to the Presidency on Thursday.“South Africa continues to make significant progress with various prospective nuclear-vendor countries  more...

December 18, 2014 at 10:43 am UTC

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