Kenya launches construction of 10,000km road plan

Kenya launches construction of 10,000km road plan

The Kenyan government on Wednesday rolled out a new plan to tarmac 10,000 km of roads in five years, nearly doubling the number of tarmacked roads from the current 14,000 km to ...

Senegal’s Youssou Ndour performs at world music festival

Senegal’s Youssou Ndour performs at world music festival

Senegalese singer, Youssou N'Dour, is among international artists belting it out at the festival of ‘World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) under way in Charlton Park in ...

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 ...

Nigeria denies Ebola outbreak

Nigeria denies Ebola outbreak

Nigeria's ministry of health and Lagos state government on Wednesday denied any Ebola virus infection in the country, warned against panic and asked people to be careful. A ...

S/Africa students get contraceptives

S/Africa students get contraceptives

A group of South African female students have to receive contraceptive implant to prevent them from getting pregnant while on a three-year study programme, health authorities said ...

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 ...

Senegal’s Youssou Ndour performs at world music festival

Senegalese singer, Youssou N'Dour, is among international artists belting it out at the festival of ‘World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) under way in Charlton Park in England.WOMAD music review underscored the Senegalese music legend N'Dour and the Irish singer Sinead O'Connor as leading powerful voices  more...

July 30, 2014 at 4:03 pm UTC

S/Africa still unequal, says ex-apartheid ruler

Apartheid South Africa's last leader Frederik Willem de Klerk on Tuesday called for more effective methods to achieve equality in a country he said remains unequal, 20 years after the end of segregation.De Klerk, who was in 1993 awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Nelson Mandela for his role in ending  more...

July 30, 2014 at 6:30 am UTC

Kenya launches construction of 10,000km road plan

The Kenyan government on Wednesday rolled out a new plan to tarmac 10,000 km of roads in five years, nearly doubling the number of tarmacked roads from the current 14,000 km to 24,000 km.Speaking at the launch of the programme, President Kenyatta said his government has decided to adopt the Annuity Financing  more...

July 30, 2014 at 4:16 pm UTC

S/African doctors perform first 3D-printed jaw implant

South African doctors have successfully implanted 3D-printed jaws on two men, the first time such a procedure has been performed in the country.A team of five specialist doctors performed the procedure at a hospital in the diamond mining town of Kimberley, 480km south of Johannesburg. The new jaws made from  more...

July 25, 2014 at 3:23 pm UTC

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