New OIF boss to pay maiden visit to Cameroon in April

New OIF boss to pay maiden visit to Cameroon in April

The Secretary General of the International Francophone Organization (OIF), Michaëlle Jean, is expected 10 April in Cameroon for a three-day official visit in the Central African ...

Amnesty Int’l urges DRC to release detained human rights activists

Amnesty Int’l urges DRC to release detained human rights activists

Amnesty International has on Monday launched a new campaign for the release of Congolese human rights activists held incommunicado in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo ...

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 ...

CAR armed groups intensify attacks in eastern Cameroon

CAR armed groups intensify attacks in eastern Cameroon

Several armed groups from the Central African Republic (CAR) have recently been intensifying their incursions into neighboring Cameroonian territory where they carried out forced ...

Malawi to destroy illegal ivory stockpiles

Malawi to destroy illegal ivory stockpiles

The Born Free Foundation has welcomed news that the government of Malawi will destroy their ivory stockpiles on Thursday. In a statement issued here Monday says Malawi President ...

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 ...

CAR armed groups intensify attacks in eastern Cameroon

Several armed groups from the Central African Republic (CAR) have recently been intensifying their incursions into neighboring Cameroonian territory where they carried out forced disappearances, assaults and thefts. According to security sources, the Cameroonian armed forces have foiled over the week-end  more...

March 30, 2015 at 11:23 am UTC

Amnesty Int’l urges DRC to release detained human rights activists

Amnesty International has on Monday launched a new campaign for the release of Congolese human rights activists held incommunicado in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for 15 days. According to a statement issued by Amnesty International, the activists were arrested on 15 March when security  more...

March 30, 2015 at 11:27 am UTC

Africa witnessed 0.2 percent growth in 2014 – report

Africa's growth continued to increase rising from 3.7 percent in 2013 to 3.9 percent in 2014, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa(UNECA). In its 2015 Economic Report on Africa launched on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the UNECA said the growth was underpinned by improved  more...

March 29, 2015 at 9:07 pm UTC

S/Africa observes World TB Day

South Africans, led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, will join the rest of the international community in commemorating the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day whose main ceremony will be in North West Province on Tuesday, a health official has said.The occasion is an opportunity for affected persons and the  more...

March 24, 2015 at 11:09 am UTC

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