S/Leone: US’ CDC boss due in Freetown today

S/Leone: US’ CDC boss due in Freetown today

The director of the United States Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) will visit Sierra Leone on Saturday, the US embassy in Freetown said in a statement.It said in ...

Nigeria: Press zoom suicide attack on market, deportation of Nigerians, petrol price

Nigeria: Press zoom suicide attack on market, deportation of Nigerians, petrol price

The female suicide bomber attack in Maiduguri, deportation of 2,000 Nigerians from Cameroon and sale of petrol above official price were some of the stories in Nigerian newspapers ...

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 ...

Malawi’s Mutharika in Zambia for state visit

Malawi’s Mutharika in Zambia for state visit

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika said Friday that his visit to neighbouring Zambia will further strengthen relations which date back a long period.Speaking upon his departure at ...

Rwanda trains 120 park rangers to fight poaching

Rwanda trains 120 park rangers to fight poaching

A group of 120 park rangers have completed an intense two-months training aimed at equipping them with paramilitary skills and knowledge to provide quality security to Rwanda's ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

S/Leone: US’ CDC boss due in Freetown today

The director of the United States Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) will visit Sierra Leone on Saturday, the US embassy in Freetown said in a statement.It said in the statement that Dr. Tom Frieden, who is due to arrive in Freetown on Sunday, will spend three days in the country. His visit,  more...

August 1, 2015 at 2:45 pm UTC

Zimbabwe First Lady wants sexual offenders castrated

Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe wants perpetrators of child sexual offenders castrated as a deterrent to potential rapists, state media reported on Saturday.The Herald daily reported that Mugabe felt that the penalties handed to the offenders by the courts were not deterrent enough to discourage others from  more...

August 1, 2015 at 11:33 am UTC

Nigerian bourse trades 1.36bn shares worth over $90m

A turnover of 1.366 billion shares worth N17.953 billion (about $91.1m) were traded in 17,391 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The weekly report of trading released on Friday in Lagos by the NSE showed that the figures contrasted to a total of 1.727 billion  more...

August 1, 2015 at 12:25 pm UTC

Mozambique health ministry assures availability of medicines

Mozambique Health Minister Nazira Abdulla says the government is making every effort to ensure that essential drugs reach all health units in the country.In an answer to questions from Members of Parliament on Wednesday, Abdulla said drugs for all hospitals had been distributed for the first and second  more...

July 23, 2015 at 11:05 am UTC

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