B/Faso: Sahel group concerned about peace

B/Faso: Sahel group concerned about peace

The group of five of the Sahel has expressed concern over “any move that could question civil peace, the rule of law and the safety of persons and property” in Burkina Faso where ...

S/Africans mourn sports stars at stadia funerals Saturday

S/Africans mourn sports stars at stadia funerals Saturday

South African President Jacob Zuma has declared provincial official funerals for the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates FC captain Senzo Meyiwa, boxer Phindile Mwelase and ...

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 ...

Press highlights insurgents’ attack, discrimination over Ebola, others

Press highlights insurgents’ attack, discrimination over Ebola, others

The killing of 10 passengers by insurgents and youths killing of 40 Islamists, Nigerian government protest against discrimination over Ebola virus, proposed autonomy for local ...

Oil workers unions threaten strike action over victimisation of leaders

Oil workers unions threaten strike action over victimisation of leaders

Oil workers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have ...

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 ...

B/Faso: Sahel group concerned about peace

The group of five of the Sahel has expressed concern over “any move that could question civil peace, the rule of law and the safety of persons and property” in Burkina Faso where President Blaise Compaore was forced to step down.Led by Mauritania, the Group which includes Chad, Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali  more...

November 1, 2014 at 1:04 pm UTC

Zambia: Former minister arrested for celebrating Sata’s death

Zambian police arrested and charged a former government minister for allegedly celebrating the death of President Michael Sata by firing a gun in the air, according to media reports monitored here Saturday.Former Home Affairs Deputy Minister Gaston Sichilima was arrested on Wednesday after firing eight  more...

November 1, 2014 at 8:45 am UTC

Oil workers unions threaten strike action over victimisation of leaders

Oil workers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have threatened to shut down the oil and gas industry in Nigeria if the constant victimisation of its leaders is not stopped  more...

November 1, 2014 at 10:50 am UTC

Botswana sets up isolation centres as Ebola scare rages on

Botswana has set up some Ebola isolation centres in the wake of unconfirmed reports that a patient died in Pahalapye village this week, APA learnt here on Friday.Palapye district health management team has identified two isolation centres for potential Ebola cases at Khurumela clinic and Martins Drift border  more...

October 31, 2014 at 9:30 am UTC

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