Mali: Warring sides sign preliminary peace deal in Algiers

Mali: Warring sides sign preliminary peace deal in Algiers

Mali's warring factions on Sunday signed a preliminary agreement after the fifth round of negotiations started on February 11 in Algiers, UN source in Bamako confirmed.The 30-page ...

Long petrol queues mount across Nigeria

Long petrol queues mount across Nigeria

Long queues have mounted in filling stations across Nigeria as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) injects additional 688 million litres of petrol into the market to ...

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 ...

China opposes US over S/Sudan sanctions

China opposes US over S/Sudan sanctions

China has stated its opposition to a US proposal for sanctions on South Sudan over its stalled peace deal. China's U.N. Ambassador Liu Jieyi was quoted over the weekend as saying ...

Nigerian press headline politicking, others

Nigerian press headline politicking, others

The fight between the ruling People's Democratic Party and the opposition All Progressives Congress over the elections and town hall meetings by politicians as new campaign ...

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 ...

Mali: Warring sides sign preliminary peace deal in Algiers

Mali's warring factions on Sunday signed a preliminary agreement after the fifth round of negotiations started on February 11 in Algiers, UN source in Bamako confirmed.The 30-page document was jointly signed by the government, the Platform of Armed Movements in favor of Bamako and Azawad Movement  more...

March 1, 2015 at 2:56 pm UTC

Mugabe threatens expulsion of white farmers

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has threatened to expel more white farmers from their lands, saying they may have outlived their usefulness. Speaking in Victoria as he celebrated his 91st birthday on Saturday, the veteran leader declared in front of thousands of supporters and well-wishers: "We don't  more...

March 1, 2015 at 11:23 am UTC

Long petrol queues mount across Nigeria

Long queues have mounted in filling stations across Nigeria as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) injects additional 688 million litres of petrol into the market to address the noticeable fuel shortage.A statement by Mr Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the  more...

March 1, 2015 at 12:04 pm UTC

Mozambique: Cholera outbreak spreads to flood-hit Zambezia

Governor of Mozambique's worst flood-hit central Zambezia province Abdul Razak, says a cholera outbreak has struck his region, with eight cases being diagnosed since Monday.Noormahomed said none of them have died of the disease so far but there had been 23 cases of serious diarrhoea among 16 children and  more...

February 26, 2015 at 8:03 am UTC

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