Rwanda drops Ebola screening for passengers from US, Spain-Official

Rwanda drops Ebola screening for passengers from US, Spain-Official

The Rwandan minister of Health, Agnes Binagwaho has said that she had issued a new instruction to remove special screening of travelers from US and Spain, reports said on ...

Nigeria sells over $1bn worth of treasury bills

Nigeria sells over $1bn worth of treasury bills

Nigeria's Debt Management Office (DMO) says that N171.26 billion (about $1.03 bln) worth of treasury bills with maturities ranging from three months to one year were auctioned this ...

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 ...

Nigeria inflation rises to 8.3 in September

Nigeria inflation rises to 8.3 in September

Nigeria's consumer inflation rose to 8.3 percent in September from a year ago, closer to the central bank's upper limit, the statistics bureau said on Thursday.The increase came ...

Chad PM visiting Morocco

Chad PM visiting Morocco

Chad's Prime Minister, Kalzeubé Payimi Deubet, Thursday began a three-day working visit to Morocco.During his stay Deubet will hold talks with Moroccan officials and a series of ...

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 ...

38 Cuban doctors in Guinea to fight Ebola

Thirty-eight Cuban doctors have arrived in Guinea to strengthen the global efforts in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease, which has killed 800 peoples in the country.According to the Guinean government on Thursday, the Cuban medics will work under the coordination of the World Health Organization  more...

October 23, 2014 at 7:27 pm UTC

Zimbabwe First Lady confirms presidential ambition

Grace Mugabe has announced her ambition as a potential candidate to succeed Robert Mugabe as the next president of Zimbabwe should her husband relinquish power. Speaking in Mazowe, 40km from the capital Harare on Thursday, Mrs Mugabe declared: "People say I want to be president, why not? Am I not a  more...

October 23, 2014 at 6:59 pm UTC

Nigeria sells over $1bn worth of treasury bills

Nigeria's Debt Management Office (DMO) says that N171.26 billion (about $1.03 bln) worth of treasury bills with maturities ranging from three months to one year were auctioned this week with mixed yields. The debt office said on Thursday that N59.88 billion worth of three-month paper was sold at 9.80  more...

October 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm UTC

Botswana to donate funds, supplies to Ebola-hit countries

A senior Health Ministry official has revealed that Botswana will be unable to adequately respond to an SOS issued by the World Health Organisation for assistance to Ebola-hit countries, saying the southern African nation is already over-stretched in terms of medical and human resources.Ministry of Health  more...

October 23, 2014 at 3:39 pm UTC

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