Namibia: Finance minister allays fears about ballooning national debt

Namibia: Finance minister allays fears about ballooning national debt

Namibian Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein on Wednesday allayed fears over the pace at which the country has been accumulating debt during the past three years, a situation that ...

Greenhouse gas emissions threaten Botswana railway project

Greenhouse gas emissions threaten Botswana railway project

There is a need for Botswana to act quickly in getting the Trans Kgalagadi Railway underway as economic conditions still favour coal production, APA learnt here on ...

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: Civil Society Organisations congratulate Buhari, Nigerians on polls

Nigeria: Civil Society Organisations congratulate Buhari, Nigerians on polls

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has congratulated the Nigerian people for turning out to vote during Nigeria's national elections held on 28th March 2015, which produced ...

Sub-Sahara Africa’s number of execution drops in 2014-Amesty

Sub-Sahara Africa’s number of execution drops in 2014-Amesty

Sub-Saharan Africa made a marked improvement in 2014 with 46 executions recorded in three countries compared to 64 executions in five countries in 2013 – a drop of 28 per cent, ...

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 ...

Sub-Sahara Africa’s number of execution drops in 2014-Amesty

Sub-Saharan Africa made a marked improvement in 2014 with 46 executions recorded in three countries compared to 64 executions in five countries in 2013 – a drop of 28 per cent, Amnesty International disclosed Wednesday.According to the rights group, only three countries - Equatorial Guinea, Somalia and Sudan  more...

April 1, 2015 at 11:47 am UTC

Nigeria: Civil Society Organisations congratulate Buhari, Nigerians on polls

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has congratulated the Nigerian people for turning out to vote during Nigeria's national elections held on 28th March 2015, which produced Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) as President-elect.A statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja noted that “the election represents a  more...

April 1, 2015 at 12:02 pm UTC

Namibia: Finance minister allays fears about ballooning national debt

Namibian Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein on Wednesday allayed fears over the pace at which the country has been accumulating debt during the past three years, a situation that has raised concern about the long-term sustainability of government financial operations.During the 2013/14 financial year, the  more...

April 1, 2015 at 1:03 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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