Tunisia beefs up security ahead of legislative polls

Tunisia beefs up security ahead of legislative polls

The Tunisian authorities have beefed up security presence across the country ahead of the legislative polls due to take place Sunday.The move came amid tense atmosphere following ...

Botswana poll results due Saturday despite counting delays – IEC

Botswana poll results due Saturday despite counting delays – IEC

Counting of votes from Botswana's parliamentary elections has been delayed although results of the poll are still expected to be released by end of Saturday, the country's ...

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 ...

Morocco: Health expert urges marshall plan against Ebola

Morocco: Health expert urges marshall plan against Ebola

Dr Raj Panjabi, a co-founder of the Liberia-based NGO Last Mile Health, appealed on Saturday in the Moroccan city of Marrakech for the establishment of a Marshall Plan against the ...

Guinean students stuck in Gambia due to border closure speak out

Guinean students stuck in Gambia due to border closure speak out

Guinean students who came to spend the summer holidays in The Gambia have expressed concern over the closure of Guinea's border with Senegal. They said, the issue continues to pose ...

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 ...

Tunisia beefs up security ahead of legislative polls

The Tunisian authorities have beefed up security presence across the country ahead of the legislative polls due to take place Sunday.The move came amid tense atmosphere following skirmishes between security forces and armed groups. On Friday the Tunisian armed forces carried out strikes targeting the  more...

October 25, 2014 at 2:56 pm UTC

Botswana poll results due Saturday despite counting delays – IEC

Counting of votes from Botswana's parliamentary elections has been delayed although results of the poll are still expected to be released by end of Saturday, the country's Independent Electoral Commission has said.IEC spokesperson Osupile Maroba said counting of the parliamentary vote had been delayed and  more...

October 25, 2014 at 2:31 pm UTC

S/Africa: BEE builds economically prosperous society-Official

South Africa's Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy, set up to empower black businesses, was necessary to build an economically prosperous society, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.He was speaking at the African National Congress Nelson Mandela Region gala dinner in the Eastern Cape  more...

October 25, 2014 at 11:19 am UTC

S/Africa scales up Ebola prevention measures

Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Jeff Radebe said Friday that the South African government has placed the necessary measures to prevent Ebola from entering and spreading around the country.Addressing media on the outcome of a Cabinet meeting, Radebe said surveillance at all ports of entry had  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:07 am UTC

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