Liberia: Cuban medical doctors arrive in Monrovia

Liberia: Cuban medical doctors arrive in Monrovia

A Cuban medical team arrives in Liberia on Wednesday to join the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus in the country.According to a foreign ministry press statement, the 52-man ...

S/Sudan: UNDP launches pilot projects in repose to December 2013 crisis

S/Sudan: UNDP launches pilot projects in repose to December 2013 crisis

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has formally launched its pilot projects within the Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Program for South Sudan, the UN Agency said ...

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 ...

Uganda oil revenue could bankroll railway project-Museveni

Uganda oil revenue could bankroll railway project-Museveni

Uganda could rely on income from future oil exports to finance an $8 billion railway should talks with China over its funding fail, President Yoweri Museveni said.President Museveni ...

Gambia eyes three-fold tourist arrivals by 2020

Gambia eyes three-fold tourist arrivals by 2020

The Gambia government said it is envisaging an increase in the number of tourists coming into the country to 500,000 by 2020 from the current 170,000 figure.Tourism Minister ...

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 ...

S/Leoneans launch campaign against Ebola stigmatization

A campaign aimed at discouraging discrimination against victims of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has been launched. The 'Beauty for country campaign' is the brainchild of three Sierra Leonean ladies, one of whom is a former broadcaster, according to reports on Tuesday. Sierra Leoneans have been tormented  more...

October 21, 2014 at 7:26 pm UTC

Sudan’s President Bashir seeks new term

Sudan's veteran leader Omar Al-Bashir is seeking to run for the presidency after he joined nominees for the ruling National Congress Party ticket in next year's elections, APA can report Tuesday. According to local media reports the Leadership Council of the NCP late on Monday selected five nominees to  more...

October 21, 2014 at 3:38 pm UTC

S/Sudan: UNDP launches pilot projects in repose to December 2013 crisis

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has formally launched its pilot projects within the Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Program for South Sudan, the UN Agency said on Tuesday in a statement. According to the statement, the program is aimed at “Strengthening national capacities for Early  more...

October 21, 2014 at 7:49 pm UTC

No confirmed Ebola cases in southern Africa – Official

South African health authorities reported Monday that there were still no suspected or confirmed cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.“The outbreak continues to accelerate. According to the World Health Organisation, half of the nearly 5,000 cases occurred in  more...

October 20, 2014 at 12:13 pm UTC

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