S/Africa’s current account deficit widened – Minister

S/Africa’s current account deficit widened – Minister

South Africa's current account deficit has reached 5.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the past two years, according to the National Treasury's Medium Term Budget ...

S/Africa: Zuma wishes Hindu community a happy Diwali

S/Africa: Zuma wishes Hindu community a happy Diwali

South African President Jacob Zuma has extended best wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujarati and other Asian religious communities celebrating Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the ...

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 ...

Ugandan shilling eases marginally against U.S. dollar

Ugandan shilling eases marginally against U.S. dollar

Uganda's shilling eased marginally against the U.S. currency on Wednesday after strong demand for the greenback from manufacturing and energy firms weighing against scarce ...

Malawi: Top officials arrested over Cashgate scandal

Malawi: Top officials arrested over Cashgate scandal

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said it has arrested several top government officials and businessmen in connection with the massive plunder of public funds known locally as ...

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/Africa: Zuma wishes Hindu community a happy Diwali

South African President Jacob Zuma has extended best wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujarati and other Asian religious communities celebrating Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Light, on Wednesday.Diwali honours the triumph of light over darkness, of good over evil, of knowledge and wisdom over  more...

October 22, 2014 at 9:06 pm UTC

Malawi: Top officials arrested over Cashgate scandal

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said it has arrested several top government officials and businessmen in connection with the massive plunder of public funds known locally as Cashgate.ACB Deputy Director Reyneck Matemba said Wednesday that they have made fresh arrests of senior officials allegedly involved  more...

October 22, 2014 at 7:50 pm UTC

S/Africa’s current account deficit widened – Minister

South Africa's current account deficit has reached 5.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the past two years, according to the National Treasury's Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) tabled Wednesday.Presenting the mini-budget in Parliament in Cape Town, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene  more...

October 22, 2014 at 9:10 pm UTC

Mozambican province registers drop in AIDS-related deaths

At least 78 people died of AIDS-related illnesses in the central Mozambican province of Manica during the first nine months of the year, APA learnt here Wednesday.According to the state-run Radio Mozambique, this represents a reduction of 36 deaths when compared to the same period in 2013 when 114 people  more...

October 22, 2014 at 12:11 pm UTC

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