Cote d’Ivoire keeps borders closed, opens humanitarian corridors for Ebola

Cote d’Ivoire keeps borders closed, opens humanitarian corridors for Ebola

The Ivorian authorities on Monday decided to keep the borders with neighboring Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone closed and open humanitarian, economic and health corridors towards ...

S/Africa to host 2015 World Forestry Congress

S/Africa to host 2015 World Forestry Congress

The World Forestry Congress (WFC) will for the first time be held on African soil when South African hosts the event next year, APA learnt on Tuesday.According to South African ...

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 ...

Mozambique pins hope on gas-powered energy production

Mozambique pins hope on gas-powered energy production

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza says the use of power generated from natural gas for production marks the beginning of a new era in the development of the country's energy ...

WFP launches operation to reach 1.3m people in Ebola-hit countries

WFP launches operation to reach 1.3m people in Ebola-hit countries

World Food Program (WFP) has launched a regional emergency operation to reach 1.3 million people in health centres and quarantine areas in Ebola-hit countries, the Food agency said ...

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 ...

Cote d’Ivoire keeps borders closed, opens humanitarian corridors for Ebola

The Ivorian authorities on Monday decided to keep the borders with neighboring Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone closed and open humanitarian, economic and health corridors towards countries affected by the Ebola virus outbreak. "Taking note of Ebola developments in West Africa with the presence of the virus  more...

September 2, 2014 at 1:13 pm UTC

S/African Speaker delays suspending EFF from Chamber – Report

The South African Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete and the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have reportedly agreed to delay plans to suspend EFF members of parliament from the House, press reports said Tuesday."We have just heard that lawyers for the Speaker and the EFF have agreed that the  more...

September 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm UTC

Mozambique pins hope on gas-powered energy production

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza says the use of power generated from natural gas for production marks the beginning of a new era in the development of the country's energy sector, APA learns here on Tuesday.Guebuza is quoted by state-run Radio Mozambique as saying this when he launched a new gas-powered  more...

September 2, 2014 at 12:40 pm UTC

Namibia: Official calls for strict Ebola preventative measures

A senior official in Namibia's Zambezi Region has called on the government to ensure strict enforcement of measures restricting movement of trucks and people from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where Ebola outbreak was recently reported.Chairperson of Zambezi Regional Council, Raphael Mbala told  more...

September 2, 2014 at 9:46 am UTC

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