S/Africa hails Obama, Castro decision to normalise US-Cuba ties

S/Africa hails Obama, Castro decision to normalise US-Cuba ties

South African diplomacy on Friday hailed the move by United States President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro to normalise their frosty diplomatic relations that include a ...

Zuma congratulates Jugnauth on poll victory in Mauritius

Zuma congratulates Jugnauth on poll victory in Mauritius

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday extended his congratulations to Anerood Jugnauth on his re-election as Prime Minister of Mauritius following a resounding victory by his ...

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 ...

Zimbabwe press reports on threat to arrest ex-VP, other stories

Zimbabwe press reports on threat to arrest ex-VP, other stories

Top news in Zimbabwe on Friday were the threat to arrest former Vice President Joice Mujuru and a farm input scandal involving members of the governing ZANU PF.The privately-run ...

Over 125 Sudanese died in Libya in 2014 – minister

Over 125 Sudanese died in Libya in 2014 – minister

At least 125 Sudanese have died in Libya this year in circumstances of insecurity, a senior official reported in Khartoum on Thursday.The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ali Karti told ...

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 ...

Over 125 Sudanese died in Libya in 2014 – minister

At least 125 Sudanese have died in Libya this year in circumstances of insecurity, a senior official reported in Khartoum on Thursday.The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ali Karti told the Sudanese parliament that the number of may be higher thanks to incomplete data of victims. “There is lack of accurate  more...

December 18, 2014 at 9:16 pm UTC

S/Africa hails Obama, Castro decision to normalise US-Cuba ties

South African diplomacy on Friday hailed the move by United States President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro to normalise their frosty diplomatic relations that include a damaging US economic embargo imposed 50 years ago.According to International Relations and Cooperation Ministry spokesperson  more...

December 19, 2014 at 8:42 am UTC

Egypt stocks bounce back after loss

Egypt's stocks have bounced back after suffering trade losses earlier in the week.Egyptian shares recovered during Thursday's session following losses from the previous two days, in the wake of the Arab markets rebound, dealers have confirmed. The EGX30 Index soared 3.39 percent to record 8,399.89 points.  more...

December 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm UTC

S/Africa making progress in nuclear programme – Presidency

The South African government is making steady progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear-vendor countries as part of its nuclear energy-building programme, according to the Presidency on Thursday.“South Africa continues to make significant progress with various prospective nuclear-vendor countries  more...

December 18, 2014 at 10:43 am UTC

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