Zambia’s economy expected to grow by 7 percent annually-IMF

Zambia’s economy expected to grow by 7 percent annually-IMF

Zambia's economic growth is projected to average 5.5–7 percent a year over the medium term, reflecting the impact of investments in mining and electricity in recent years, according ...

Niger gets 103m W/Bank credit to revamp health infrastructure

Niger gets 103m W/Bank credit to revamp health infrastructure

The World Bank has approved $103 million to support Niger to improve delivery of reproductive health and nutrition services to women and children in some of the country's poorest ...

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 ...

S/Leone not immune to security threats – President Koroma

S/Leone not immune to security threats – President Koroma

Sierra Leone`s President Friday said his country was not immune to security threats and called on its various defense units to ensure greater coordination and cooperation as a way ...

Moz leader warns against police improvising laws

Moz leader warns against police improvising laws

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has warned the police not to improvise measures against crime, but must follow the rules while defending citizens and their property.“You are the ...

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 ...

Niger gets 103m W/Bank credit to revamp health infrastructure

The World Bank has approved $103 million to support Niger to improve delivery of reproductive health and nutrition services to women and children in some of the country's poorest regions, reports said on Saturday. According to a statement issued on Saturday by the Bank, the project aims to benefit 15 million  more...

May 23, 2015 at 11:04 am UTC

Gambia: Opposition PDOIS holds three-day congress

The People Democratic Orientation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) on Friday held its first Congress in the Central River Region town of Bansang, marking the start of a three-day public rally in the area.According to officials of the party, a huge public rally will also be held at the epic-centre of  more...

May 23, 2015 at 8:59 am UTC

Zambia’s economy expected to grow by 7 percent annually-IMF

Zambia's economic growth is projected to average 5.5–7 percent a year over the medium term, reflecting the impact of investments in mining and electricity in recent years, according to a statement issued on Saturday by the International Monetary Fund. Inflation is projected to stay in single digits and  more...

May 23, 2015 at 11:56 am UTC

Ebola survivors decry stigmatisation

As West Africa moves towards winning the battle against Ebola, the region faces a new and perhaps more daunting challenge in the form of stigmatisation of survivors – with possible long-term effects on social cohesion and economic development.With Liberia recently declared Ebola-free by the World Health  more...

May 22, 2015 at 6:47 am UTC

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