Kenya: $7m sets aside to ward off Ebola

Kenya: $7m sets aside to ward off Ebola

Kenya's Director of medical services, Dr. Nicholas Muraguri said on Tuesday the country has set aside $7 million as part of its contingency plan to prevent the entry of Ebola into ...

S/Africa: Ramaphosa as SADC peace facilitator for Lesotho

S/Africa: Ramaphosa as SADC peace facilitator for Lesotho

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's Deputy President has been appointed in charge of the Southern African Development Community's peace initiative for Lesotho.Confirming Ramaphosa's ...

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: 12 soldiers get death sentence for mutiny

Nigeria: 12 soldiers get death sentence for mutiny

A court martial in the Nigerian capital Abuja has sentenced twelve soldiers to death for carrying out a mutiny at a barracks in the city of Maiduguri last May. In a judgment ...

S/Africa: Judge receives threats over Pistorius acquittal

S/Africa: Judge receives threats over Pistorius acquittal

The female judge who acquitted Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder has received several threats on her person, prompting police protection around her to be stepped up, a report ...

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 ...

Kenya: $7m sets aside to ward off Ebola

Kenya's Director of medical services, Dr. Nicholas Muraguri said on Tuesday the country has set aside $7 million as part of its contingency plan to prevent the entry of Ebola into the country, local media reported.This was revealed at the ongoing regional health minister's conference in Nairobi seeking to  more...

September 16, 2014 at 7:19 pm UTC

S/Africa: Judge receives threats over Pistorius acquittal

The female judge who acquitted Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder has received several threats on her person, prompting police protection around her to be stepped up, a report by South Africa's City Press newspaper disclosed on Tuesday.Judge Thokozile Masipa had declared in last Thursday's ruling that  more...

September 16, 2014 at 4:51 pm UTC

W/Africa’s BRVM trades 39 858 securities worth $648 000

A turnover of 39 858 securities worth $648 000 were traded on Monday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $1.4 million on Friday.The BRVM 10 index rose from 262.66 to 267.02 points, up 1.66 percent. The BRVM Composite  more...

September 16, 2014 at 2:31 pm UTC

Malawi to host SADC Internet Governance forum

Malawi will host a three-day Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF).The forum scheduled for 17 to 19th September in the capital Lilongwe will increase awareness of internet governance issues in SADC member states. Secretary for Information Chimwemwe Banda said in the capital Lilongwe on Thursday  more...

September 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm UTC

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