AfDB sets up Africa climate change fund

AfDB sets up Africa climate change fund

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has set up an African Climate Change Fund (ACCF) following a board decision in Tunisia, reports said on Saturday.The Director of the AfDB's ...

Mozambican capital braces for power cuts

Mozambican capital braces for power cuts

The Mozambican capital Maputo is expected to face power cuts during peak times over the next two weeks due to the replacement of equipment at a sub-station that supplies the city, ...

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 Easter death toll rises to 21

Zimbabwe Easter death toll rises to 21

The Easter death toll in Zimbabwe has risen to 21 while 163 have been injured in road accidents since the holiday began on Thursday, the police reported on Saturday.According to the ...

Angola, Zambia to strengthen health cooperation

Angola, Zambia to strengthen health cooperation

Zambian Community Development and Infant-Maternal Health Minister, Emerine Kabanshi, is due in Angola on Sunday for a five-day visit aimed at strengthening cooperation between ...

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 ...

Gambians scold state over national identity cards

The Gambian Immigration Department (GID) has reportedly not issued cards to many citizens after having paid for them since over a year, sources said Saturday.Immigration department officials told APA that the situation was due to the financial hardship the country was facing. But the Majority leader of the  more...

April 19, 2014 at 1:28 pm

Zimbabwe Easter death toll rises to 21

The Easter death toll in Zimbabwe has risen to 21 while 163 have been injured in road accidents since the holiday began on Thursday, the police reported on Saturday.According to the latest road accident statistics from the Zimbabwe Republic Police, there was a 28-percent increase in the number of road  more...

April 19, 2014 at 2:31 pm

AfDB sets up Africa climate change fund

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has set up an African Climate Change Fund (ACCF) following a board decision in Tunisia, reports said on Saturday.The Director of the AfDB's Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department, Alex Rugamba, underscored the importance of the ACCF to African countries. Among  more...

April 19, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Namibia attains polio-free status – official

Namibia has attained polio-free status following eradication of a nationwide outbreak, the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) reported Thursday, quoting Ministry of Health and Social Services officials.Nampa quoted the ministry's primary healthcare director Maggy Nghatanga as saying the ministry had managed to  more...

April 17, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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