S/Sudan: Troops on the alert after talks fail

S/Sudan: Troops on the alert after talks fail

The authorities in South Sudan have ordered the army to be on a high state of alert after peace talks in Ethiopia between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar failed on ...

S/Sudan peace talks fail

S/Sudan peace talks fail

The Addis Ababa peace talks between the leaders of South Sudan's warring sides have been suspended indefinitely after failing to reach a breakthrough, according to the Ethiopian ...

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 ...

Egypt: 10 militants killed, 12 injured in North Sinai raid

Egypt: 10 militants killed, 12 injured in North Sinai raid

Egyptian military air strikes have killed at least 10 members of Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis and injured 12 others in the North Sinai's town of Sheikh Zuweid on ...

Police boss’s alleged scam shocks Ghanaians

Police boss’s alleged scam shocks Ghanaians

A cross-section of Ghanaians on Friday expressed shock and dismay over news that police chief Patrick Timbilla was behind a recruitment scam a week ago. Over 200 people had trooped ...

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 ...

S/Sudan: Troops on the alert after talks fail

The authorities in South Sudan have ordered the army to be on a high state of alert after peace talks in Ethiopia between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar failed on Friday.Sources in Juba said government troops are preparing to defend their positions and possibly go on the offensive in  more...

March 6, 2015 at 9:28 pm UTC

SADC committed to Lesotho peace – Official

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will remain committed to deepening the peace process in Lesotho in the wake of last week's successful parliamentary elections, South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. Ramaphosa who is SADC's Lesotho Peace Facilitator told journalists  more...

March 6, 2015 at 6:55 pm UTC

Egypt: Flight tickets to economic conference down by 25 percent

Egypt's civil aviation minister Hossam Kamal has announced on Friday the reduction of ticket price of flights to Sharm El-Sheikh by 25 percent during the period of the economic conference planned in mid-March.There will be additional flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, during the economic conference, and the number  more...

March 6, 2015 at 7:46 pm UTC

Botswana, Tanzania, South Africa set Guinness record for HIV testing

Botswana, Tanzania and South Africa were Friday collectively confirmed by Guinness World Record as having recently set a new record of Most People Tested for HIV in Multi-Venues in 8 hours.The Guinness citation read: “The most people being tested for HIV at multiple locations in eight hours is 4,367 people  more...

March 6, 2015 at 3:08 pm UTC

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