Nigeria: Jonathan to attend AU terrorism meeting in Kenya

Nigeria: Jonathan to attend AU terrorism meeting in Kenya

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is set to participate in a meeting of the African Union's Peace and Security Council scheduled to hold in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday. A statement ...

Ghana: Opposition NPP flag-bearer leads congress vote

Ghana: Opposition NPP flag-bearer leads congress vote

Ghana's opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) leader Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on Sunday swept the votes of the super delegates congress to prone down the number of presidential ...

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 ...

Namibia: Swapo makes good on gender quota pledge

Namibia: Swapo makes good on gender quota pledge

Namibia's ruling Swapo Party has delivered on its promise of equal gender representation following the successful election of party candidates who will represent the organization in ...

SADC holding crisis meeting on Lesotho

SADC holding crisis meeting on Lesotho

The Southern Africa Development Community have been holding a crisis meeting on Lesotho in Pretoria late on Sunday to discuss the political uncertainy in the mountain kingdom after ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nigeria: Jonathan to attend AU terrorism meeting in Kenya

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is set to participate in a meeting of the African Union's Peace and Security Council scheduled to hold in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday. A statement from Jonathan's office on Sunday said the Nairobi meeting, which is a follow-up to talks by him and other African leaders in  more...

August 31, 2014 at 8:52 pm UTC

Ghana: Opposition NPP flag-bearer leads congress vote

Ghana's opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) leader Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on Sunday swept the votes of the super delegates congress to prone down the number of presidential aspirants from seven to five.Nana Addo polled 598 votes representing 80.81% of the total votes cast. His closest contender Mr Alan  more...

August 31, 2014 at 8:36 pm UTC

EAC, IMF launch collaboration program

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the East African Community (EAC) this week launched a collaborative program to improve the compilation and dissemination of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. The inaugural workshop was held in Arusha, Tanzania, from  more...

August 30, 2014 at 1:50 pm UTC

Zimbabwe to quarantine West African travellers for 21 days

Zimbabwe has intensified its surveillance measures for the deadly Ebola virus by introducing a requirement that all visitors from West Africa be quarantined for 21 days to monitor their health, Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa announced Thursday.Parirenyatwa is quoted by the state-run Herald as saying  more...

August 29, 2014 at 3:58 am UTC

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