Scores killed in Kano attack

Scores killed in Kano attack

Islamist militants on Wednesday afternoon attacked the College of Education in Kano in northern Nigeria using explosives and guns, killing scores of people, the police have ...

Gambia: EU in crusade over women’s rights

Gambia: EU in crusade over women’s rights

The European Union (EU) said it is furthering its campaign to reduce all forms of violence against women and also enhance their economic status, rights and welfare in 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 ...

Liberia: ArcelorMittal clarifies support against Ebola

Liberia: ArcelorMittal clarifies support against Ebola

ArcelorMittal has clarified that it has renovated a 60-bed Ebola Unit in Liberia's Nimba County as part of its contribution towards efforts aimed at dealing with the outbreak. In a ...

Over $23m USAID boost for ECOWAS programmes

Over $23m USAID boost for ECOWAS programmes

ECOWAS and the US Agency for International Aid (USAID) will strengthen their existing strategic objective agreement with the addition of two components valued at $23.6million to ...

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 ...

Scores killed in Kano attack

Islamist militants on Wednesday afternoon attacked the College of Education in Kano in northern Nigeria using explosives and guns, killing scores of people, the police have confirmed.The police have not given casualty figures, but eyewitnesses said that many people are feared dead and several others injured  more...

September 17, 2014 at 8:35 pm UTC

Media rights group warns Botswana against its response to US concerns

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) in Botswana on Wednesday said it is shocked at the way the government responded to the United States statement on the arrest of Sunday Standard editor Outsa Mokone, who has been charged with sedition. Speaking in an interview, MISA Botswana Director, Buyani  more...

September 17, 2014 at 2:24 pm UTC

Royal Air Maroc inaugurates Casablanca-N’Djamena route

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) airline Wednesday inaugurated an air service linking Casablanca and the Chadian capital, N'Djamena, via Niamey in Niger. An RAM Boeing 737 landed at the Hassan Djamous International Airport in N'Djamena, with the Minister of Transport, Mohamed Najib Boulif, who presided over the  more...

September 17, 2014 at 7:13 pm UTC

Malawi to host SADC Internet Governance forum

Malawi will host a three-day Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF).The forum scheduled for 17 to 19th September in the capital Lilongwe will increase awareness of internet governance issues in SADC member states. Secretary for Information Chimwemwe Banda said in the capital Lilongwe on Thursday  more...

September 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm UTC

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