Sierra Leone shuts down another key hospital over Ebola

Sierra Leone shuts down another key hospital over Ebola

Authorities in northern Sierra Leonean have temporarily closed down a major health facility over fears it could be a source of the Ebola virus.The Magbeseni Hospital in the town of ...

29 S/African firms at Mozambican trade fair next week

29 S/African firms at Mozambican trade fair next week

Some 29 South African companies are set to showcase their wares at the annual Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade fair starting next week in the Mozambican capital, Trade ...

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 ...

Nigeria pledges support for local airlines

Nigeria pledges support for local airlines

Nigeria's new Minister of Aviation, Mr. Osita Chidoka, has said that the government will continue to protect local airline operators in the country's aviation sector, reports said ...

Nigerian bourse seeks enhanced investor protection

Nigerian bourse seeks enhanced investor protection

In a bid to maintain the integrity of the capital market and further protect investors in Nigeria, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has formally announced its intention to sever ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

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 ...

Sierra Leone shuts down another key hospital over Ebola

Authorities in northern Sierra Leonean have temporarily closed down a major health facility over fears it could be a source of the Ebola virus.The Magbeseni Hospital in the town of Lunsar, in the Port Loko District, is frequented by patients from as far as neighboring Guinea, prompting fears that the  more...

August 21, 2014 at 11:06 am UTC

Yahya Ould Hademine is new Mauritanian PM

Yahya Ould Hademine has been named as Mauritania's new Prime Minister by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, sources confirmed Wednesday. Hademine's predecessor, Moulaye ould Mohamed Laghdaf had submitted his resignation from the cabinet an hour earlier. The change at the helm of the Mauritanian cabinet comes  more...

August 20, 2014 at 4:20 pm UTC

29 S/African firms at Mozambican trade fair next week

Some 29 South African companies are set to showcase their wares at the annual Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade fair starting next week in the Mozambican capital, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.The companies will take part at the FACIM from Monday to Sunday, showcasing their  more...

August 21, 2014 at 10:56 am UTC

Ebola: Malawi to increase patrols in border districts

Malawian President Peter Mutharika said Tuesday that his government will increase patrols in border districts as one of the ways of preventing the Ebola disease from spreading into the country.He told journalists in Lilongwe on arrival from 34th Southern Africa Community (SADC) Summit in Zimbabwe that there  more...

August 20, 2014 at 9:18 am UTC

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