Nigerian oil workers suspend nationwide strike

Nigerian oil workers suspend nationwide strike

Nigerian oil workers have suspended their nationwide strike on Friday after a meeting with officials of the Ministries of Labour and Petroleum Resources in Abuja.The oil workers, ...

Senegal’s UEMOA imports for October drop

Senegal’s UEMOA imports for October drop

Senegal's imports of goods from UEMOA countries have dropped by CFA 100 million (about US$200,000) in October 2014, APA can report on Friday from the Directorate of Forecast and ...

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 ...

S/Leone Ebola: Global Shapers launches anti-stigma campaign

S/Leone Ebola: Global Shapers launches anti-stigma campaign

The Sierra Leone chapter of the international association of young and aspiring entrepreneurs, Global Shapers Freetown Hub, has launched a campaign to discourage growing ...

Angola to host first ever ‘African Mayor Awards

Angola to host first ever ‘African Mayor Awards

All roads will lead to the Angolan capital Luanda where the United Cities and Local Governments-Africa (UCLG–A) will jointly launch first ever "African Mayor Awards” in ...

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 ...

Nigerian oil workers suspend nationwide strike

Nigerian oil workers have suspended their nationwide strike on Friday after a meeting with officials of the Ministries of Labour and Petroleum Resources in Abuja.The oil workers, who are members of the of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the Nigerian Union of  more...

December 19, 2014 at 6:56 pm UTC

East African legislature gets new Speaker

Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have elected Dan Fred Kidega as their new speaker.This follows the impeachment of former Speaker Margaret Ziwa over misconduct and abuse of office. During Friday's vote Kidega went through unopposed after his only contender for the position, another  more...

December 19, 2014 at 5:55 pm UTC

Senegal’s UEMOA imports for October drop

Senegal's imports of goods from UEMOA countries have dropped by CFA 100 million (about US$200,000) in October 2014, APA can report on Friday from the Directorate of Forecast and Economic Analysis (DPEE).These imports are estimated at CFA 7.4 billion in October 2014, less than CFA 7.5 billion in September  more...

December 19, 2014 at 6:49 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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