Alcohol abuse, murder trial grab Namibian press headlines

Alcohol abuse, murder trial grab Namibian press headlines

Rampant alcohol abuse among the elderly, the trial of killer boyfriend and a case against Cuban doctors made headlines in Namibian media on Thursday.The Namibian reported on a ...

Egyptian delegation explores tobacco opportunities in Malawi

Egyptian delegation explores tobacco opportunities in Malawi

A seven-member delegation from Egypt is currently in Malawi to discuss with the government areas of cooperation in the tobacco sector, a Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) official ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

Zimbabwe feuding parties ready for dialogue – report

Zimbabwe feuding parties ready for dialogue – report

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU PF and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change are ready to engage in political dialogue to end tension between the two parties and possibly result in ...

Moz gov’t makes another concession on opposition demands

Moz gov’t makes another concession on opposition demands

The Mozambican government has made another major concession to allow the leader of the main opposition Renamo to register before the 29 April deadline to enable him to contest in ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

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 approves AfDB loan for agriculture development

Nigeria has approved the procurement of 152.12 million Dollars loan (about N35.9 billion) and 385,000 Dollars grant (about N64.5 million) from African Development Bank (AfDB) for agriculture development.The Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwumi Adesina disclosed this after the Council meeting presided over by  more...

April 24, 2014 at 9:20 am

Alcohol abuse, murder trial grab Namibian press headlines

Rampant alcohol abuse among the elderly, the trial of killer boyfriend and a case against Cuban doctors made headlines in Namibian media on Thursday.The Namibian reported on a parliamentary committee report that expressed concern about the widespread consumption of liquor by elderly Namibians. The report  more...

April 24, 2014 at 11:04 am

Egyptian delegation explores tobacco opportunities in Malawi

A seven-member delegation from Egypt is currently in Malawi to discuss with the government areas of cooperation in the tobacco sector, a Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) official confirmed Thursday.TCC chief executive Bruce Munthali said the delegation would visit all tobacco selling points in Malawi before  more...

April 24, 2014 at 10:54 am

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi's Health Ministry said Wednesday it is optimistic of increasing the coverage of its disease vaccination programme as the country commemorates the African Vaccination Week (AVW) campaign from April 22-27.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said the government's immunisation programme was this year  more...

April 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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