Fresh clashes in S/Sudan as talks stall

Fresh clashes in S/Sudan as talks stall

Fresh fighting has erupted in troubled South Sudan on Thursday as peace talks which opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between rival leaders stalled.Multiple sources confirmed that new ...

Gambia betting ban under fire

Gambia betting ban under fire

The banning of all betting firms in The Gambia has left hundreds of their employees becoming jobless overnight, many of them expressing misgivings over the move.In an exclusive ...

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 ...

Tripoli airport targeted by air strikes

Tripoli airport targeted by air strikes

The main airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli has come under air strikes from jet fighters commissioned by the internationally recognised government based in the eastern city of ...

Pan-African Conference opens in Accra

Pan-African Conference opens in Accra

A conference opened in Accra on Thursday ahead of Ghana's 58th independence anniversary, attracting regional leaders to discuss and concretize a new road map for the Pan African ...

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 ...

Fresh clashes in S/Sudan as talks stall

Fresh fighting has erupted in troubled South Sudan on Thursday as peace talks which opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between rival leaders stalled.Multiple sources confirmed that new skirmishes broke out in Western Bahr Algazal and Upper Nile states. A South Sudanese official claimed that rebels loyal to Riek  more...

March 5, 2015 at 10:38 pm UTC

Egypt’s Interior Minister sacked

Egypt's Interior Minister, General Mohamed Ibrahim was on Thursday sacked along with eight of his cabinet colleagues as part of a mild reshuffle, reliable sources in Cairo disclosed.Ibrahim has been replaced by General Magdi Abdel Ghaffar, who was serving at the National Security Department until his  more...

March 5, 2015 at 6:18 pm UTC

Kenya among fastest growing economies in Africa-W/Bank

Kenya's economic growth is projected to rise from 5.4 percent in 2014 to 6-7 percent over the next three years, making it one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank said on Thursday.According to the latest Kenya Economic Update (KEU) published by the World Bank, external and  more...

March 5, 2015 at 3:29 pm UTC

WHO intensifies support for Mozambique following cholera outbreak

The United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) has intensified support for Mozambique in the wake of an outbreak of cholera which has so far killed 41 people in the country's flood-stricken central and northern provinces, APA observes here on Thursday."The WHO office in Mozambique is facilitating  more...

March 5, 2015 at 1:39 pm UTC

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