Nigeria polling will continue into Sunday

Nigeria polling will continue into Sunday

Vote-counting has been underway at the close of polls in some parts of Nigeria on Saturday evening as Independent National Electoral Commission officials decided to extend voting ...

Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu hotel

Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu hotel

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia Nicholas Kay, on Saturday condemned Fridays terrorist attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu .The attack left ...

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 ...

CSOs welcome commencement of polls, list lapses in polls conduct

CSOs welcome commencement of polls, list lapses in polls conduct

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has welcomed the commencement of Nigeria's Presidential and National Assembly elections 2015 and stressed the need for the polls to be ...

Kenya suspends four cabinet secretaries pending graft probe

Kenya suspends four cabinet secretaries pending graft probe

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday suspended four cabinet secretaries named in a report tabled by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.he suspended cabinet secretaries are Felix ...

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 ...

Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu hotel

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia Nicholas Kay, on Saturday condemned Fridays terrorist attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu .The attack left many civilians dead, including the federal government's permanent representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva,  more...

March 28, 2015 at 5:40 pm UTC

Nigeria polling will continue into Sunday

Vote-counting has been underway at the close of polls in some parts of Nigeria on Saturday evening as Independent National Electoral Commission officials decided to extend voting into Sunday for voters in areas hit by technical difficulties.The officials did not indicate which polling stations will continue  more...

March 28, 2015 at 7:36 pm UTC

Senegal: BRVM bourse up by 138 percent in February

The West African Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) recorded an increase of 138 percent in February compared to January 2015, Dakar-based management and intermediation company (SGI) CGF Bourse said on Saturday.“The stock market records, throughout February, 5,466,430 securities traded for a total value of FCFA  more...

March 28, 2015 at 3:35 pm UTC

S/Africa observes World TB Day

South Africans, led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, will join the rest of the international community in commemorating the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day whose main ceremony will be in North West Province on Tuesday, a health official has said.The occasion is an opportunity for affected persons and the  more...

March 24, 2015 at 11:09 am UTC

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