Ghana, Togo sign MoU in six areas

Ghana, Togo sign MoU in six areas

Ghana and its immediate Eastern neighbour, Togo, on Tuesday signed memorandum of understanding in six areas for mutual cooperation.Speaking at a joint press conference in Accra, ...

Sudanese church leaders summoned for resisting the authorities

Sudanese church leaders summoned for resisting the authorities

Three Sudanese church leaders in Khartoum were summoned to appear in front of the police facing accusations of resisting the authorities after rejecting a judicial order to demolish ...

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 ...

Nine people die as building collapses in Egyptian capital

Nine people die as building collapses in Egyptian capital

- Nine people died Tuesday morning after the collapse of an eight-floor building in the district of Matariya (eastern Cairo), sources in the Egyptian capital said. Members of civil ...

OIF standing committee begins working sessions in Dakar

OIF standing committee begins working sessions in Dakar

The working session of the Francophonie Standing Committee (CPF) began Tuesday at the newly-inaugurated Dakar International Conference Center (CICD) in Diamniadio (30 km from Dakar) ...

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 ...

Sudanese church leaders summoned for resisting the authorities

Three Sudanese church leaders in Khartoum were summoned to appear in front of the police facing accusations of resisting the authorities after rejecting a judicial order to demolish a building belonging to the church last week, a Church leader said here Tuesday. Last week, the Sudanese authorities  more...

November 25, 2014 at 7:37 pm UTC

Court challenge puts Namibian general elections in jeopardy

The Namibian High Court will Wednesday rule on an urgent application brought by the main opposition Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) and other stakeholders to postpone the 2014 presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Friday.This came after the court heard submissions on Tuesday in an  more...

November 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm UTC

Leading iron ore mining firm in S/Leone to sell off its stake to stay afloat -sources

The leading iron ore miner in Sierra Leone, African Minerals Limited (AML), is to sell part of its stake in its flagship mine in the country, as a result of the effect of the Ebola epidemic on the business climate of the country, sources say here Tuesday. AML owns 75 percent of the Tonkolili mine, part of  more...

November 25, 2014 at 7:28 pm UTC

Mozambique unveils cervical cancer vaccine for school girls

Mozambique's health ministry has launched a cervical cancer vaccine that will be administered primarily through schools in combination with community-based mobile brigades to target those not in schools, APA learns here on Friday.According to state-controlled daily paper Noticias, it was launched at Manhiça  more...

November 21, 2014 at 3:15 pm UTC

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