W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $2.676m

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $2.676m

The Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone closed its trading session on Thursday, lower than the previous day.A turnover of 607 131 ...

Seychelles, UNDP ink agreement for new environmental projects

Seychelles, UNDP ink agreement for new environmental projects

Seychelles and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have signed agreements for new environmental projects worth more than US $10 million, local media reports said on ...

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 ...

Burkina Faso: Compaore steps down

Burkina Faso: Compaore steps down

President Blaise Compaore on Friday afternoon announced his resignation from power in Burkina Faso after a day of angry protests across the country.It confirmed a statement made ...

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Bodies of two unidentified men have been recovered this week by security agencies floating in Lake Rweru located in southern Rwanda, bringing the total to seven corpses that 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 ...

Two more floating corpses recovered on Lake Rweru in southern Rwanda

Bodies of two unidentified men have been recovered this week by security agencies floating in Lake Rweru located in southern Rwanda, bringing the total to seven corpses that have been so far recovered on the lake. Local media in Kigali reports Friday that the decomposing bodies floating on the water surface  more...

October 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm UTC

Burkina Faso: Compaore steps down

President Blaise Compaore on Friday afternoon announced his resignation from power in Burkina Faso after a day of angry protests across the country.It confirmed a statement made earlier by the army chief in front thousands of demonstrators at the National Square demanding Compaore's departure, APA can  more...

October 31, 2014 at 2:51 pm UTC

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $2.676m

The Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone closed its trading session on Thursday, lower than the previous day.A turnover of 607 131 securities worth XOF 1.39 billion (about $2.676 million) were traded on Thursday by investors on the floor of BRVM in contrast to XOF  more...

October 31, 2014 at 3:01 pm 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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