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S/Leone: Infected Cuban doctor evacuated

S/Leone: Infected Cuban doctor evacuated

The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been flown to Geneva, sources have said Friday. News of Dr Felix Baez's infection was revealed on Wednesday. However, there ...

Egypt: Militant group claims responsibility for univ explosion

Egypt: Militant group claims responsibility for univ explosion

The militant jihadist group "Ajnad Misr" or Soldiers of Egypt Friday claimed responsibility for Thursday's bomb attack near Helwan University.A statement released on one of the ...

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 President turns sod for new Chinese lab

S/Leone President turns sod for new Chinese lab

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has symbolically turned the sod for a Level 3 Bio Safety Laboratory being built by the Chinese government.The lab will be the second ...

Dutch ship with anti-Ebola materials docks at Conakry port

Dutch ship with anti-Ebola materials docks at Conakry port

The Karel Dooman, a Dutch ship laden with European Union aid Friday docked at the Port of Conakry (PAC) to offload materials and equipment to reinforce the fight against Ebola. ...

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 ...

S/Leone: Infected Cuban doctor evacuated

The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been flown to Geneva, sources have said Friday. News of Dr Felix Baez's infection was revealed on Wednesday. However, there have been questions about how he got infected. The medic is among 160 health workers who arrived in the country in October. But  more...

November 21, 2014 at 5:56 pm UTC

Renamo “not disarming” despite deal

Despite signing up to a peace deal, militias of the Mozambican opposition group Renamo are refusing to disarm and submit themselves to a rehabilitation scheme, state media reported on Friday. Radio Mozambique claimed that after another fruitless round of peace talks between the government and the main  more...

November 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm UTC

Senegal’s business climate records weak growth

The business climate in Senegal recorded a weak growth in the month of September 2014, according to a survey of the Dakar-based Directorate for Prevision and Economic Studies (DPEE). “The businessmen have mainly lamented a weak demand (17.6%), the allegedly unfair competition (18.8) and the frequent power  more...

November 21, 2014 at 3:20 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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