South Sudan rebel leader in Tanzania for talks

South Sudan rebel leader in Tanzania for talks

South Sudan's rebel leader and the former vice president Riek Machar is in Arusha for talks with Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete. President Kikwete invited both South Sudan's ...

Ghanaians react to Mahama’s indecision over hosting of 2015 AFCON

Ghanaians react to Mahama’s indecision over hosting of 2015 AFCON

Following media report on Monday that President John Dramani Mahama has insisted that Ghana is yet to take a decision on a request from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) ...

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 ...

Kenyan leader warns against spreading of country’s negative image

Kenyan leader warns against spreading of country’s negative image

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday warned of groups abroad that fund and nurture outfits whose aim is to create cleavages between Kenyans and spread a negative image of the ...

Launching of development projects dominate Gambian newspapers

Launching of development projects dominate Gambian newspapers

Stories emanating from the launching of several development projects in the Greater Banjul Area, as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh's ...

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 ...

Ghanaians react to Mahama’s indecision over hosting of 2015 AFCON

Following media report on Monday that President John Dramani Mahama has insisted that Ghana is yet to take a decision on a request from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), social media have been flooded with various comments lambasting the president  more...

October 20, 2014 at 4:55 pm UTC

Kenyan leader warns against spreading of country’s negative image

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday warned of groups abroad that fund and nurture outfits whose aim is to create cleavages between Kenyans and spread a negative image of the country. Speaking when he presided over the fifth Mashujaa Day celebrations (Heroes Day meant to collectively honour all those  more...

October 20, 2014 at 4:48 pm UTC

Kenya interbank rate slips to 6.05 percent

Kenya's average interbank rate fell to 6.05 percent in the week ending October 15, 2014 from 6.62 percent the previous week, the Central Bank said on Monday. The volume transacted decreased to KSh 15.16 billion (about $172 988 000) from KSh 20.77 billion (about $237 003 000) traded in the previous week,  more...

October 20, 2014 at 4:34 pm UTC

No confirmed Ebola cases in southern Africa – Official

South African health authorities reported Monday that there were still no suspected or confirmed cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.“The outbreak continues to accelerate. According to the World Health Organisation, half of the nearly 5,000 cases occurred in  more...

October 20, 2014 at 12:13 pm UTC

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