Mozambique opposition chief announces creation of Peace Commission

Mozambique opposition chief announces creation of Peace Commission

The leader of Mozambique's opposition Renamo party Afonso Dhlakama, has announced the creation of a commission of Peace, Democracy and Economic and Social Development, the local ...

Africa’s first Facebook HQ opens in Jo’burg

Africa’s first Facebook HQ opens in Jo’burg

The social media site Facebook has announced the opening of its main headquarters in Africa in the South African city of Johannesburg. Facebook said its new office in South Africa ...

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 ...

Huge business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector-AfDB

Huge business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector-AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) are poised to boost business opportunities in Africa's cocoa sector, according to a statement ...

Disgruntled soldiers fire shots around Burkinabe presidential palace

Disgruntled soldiers fire shots around Burkinabe presidential palace

Soldiers from Burkina Faso's Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) opened fire in air on Monday night near the presidential palace, sources confirmed on Tuesday morning. According to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nigerian govt urged to resettle, reintegrate victims of insurgency

The embattled North-East Governors in Nigeria have received the report of the region's transformation strategy and urged the Federal Government to resettle, reintegrate the victims of insurgency scattered across the region.The region had been devastated by insurgency since 2009, leading to the death of more  more...

July 1, 2015 at 9:13 am UTC

Nigeria: Defeated political party sets up assessment committee

The Post-2015 General Election Review Committee of the defeated former ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) has set up three task teams to meet with the party stakeholders in the different geo-political zones of the country.Speaking on Tuesday in Abuja, the Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu,  more...

July 1, 2015 at 9:42 am UTC

Nigeria: Former minister denies withdrawing money from excess crude account

Nigeria's Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied allegation that she withdrew $2.1billion from the country's Excess Crude Account.A statement issued by Mr. Paul Nwabuikwu, spokesman to Okonjo-Iweala, in Abuja said: "The allegation by some state governors that former Minister of Finance, Dr  more...

July 1, 2015 at 9:33 am UTC

Botswana introduces new vaccines to curb child mortality

The Ministry of Health has introduced some new vaccines that will help curb child deaths in Botswana, APA learnt here on Monday.Speaking in an interview, Child Health Officer in the ministry Ndibo Monyatsi said they are continuously looking at programmes they could employ to reduce child deaths. "We are  more...

June 29, 2015 at 10:39 am UTC

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