France denies rumours of conspiracy with Boko Haram against Cameroon

France denies rumours of conspiracy with Boko Haram against Cameroon

The French embassy in Cameroon has denied any secret activity against Cameroon in its declared war against Nigerian Islamist sect, Boko Haram. In a statement published on Tuesday, ...

IDA grants $500mn loan for Nigeria’s erosion control

IDA grants $500mn loan for Nigeria’s erosion control

The International Development Association (IDA), an agent of the World Bank, has approved a loan of US$508 billion to Nigeria for its erosion control projects, Mr. Chikelo Nwune, ...

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 ...

Nigerian army kills 59 Boko Haram insurgents in a battle for Bama town

Nigerian army kills 59 Boko Haram insurgents in a battle for Bama town

No fewer than 59 members of the Boko Haram sect were on Monday killed in a battle with the military as the insurgents tried to seize Bama, a major town in Borno State of northern ...

Over 1 million face starvation in Somalia-FAO

Over 1 million face starvation in Somalia-FAO

Somalia's gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are being lost, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) warned in a statement issued on Tuesday in the ...

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 ...

France denies rumours of conspiracy with Boko Haram against Cameroon

The French embassy in Cameroon has denied any secret activity against Cameroon in its declared war against Nigerian Islamist sect, Boko Haram. In a statement published on Tuesday, following « some baseless media reports », it condemned in the strongest terms, attacks by the terrorist movement in northern  more...

September 2, 2014 at 11:10 am UTC

Mozambique bar association sets up legal aid body

The Mozambican Bar Association (OAM) has set up a body to expand access to justice to poor people who cannot normally afford the services of a lawyer, state-run news agency AIM reported Tuesday.Speaking at the formal launch of the Institute for Access to Justice (IAJ), OAM chairperson Tomas Timbana pledged  more...

September 2, 2014 at 10:04 am UTC

IDA grants $500mn loan for Nigeria’s erosion control

The International Development Association (IDA), an agent of the World Bank, has approved a loan of US$508 billion to Nigeria for its erosion control projects, Mr. Chikelo Nwune, National Coordinator of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), said here on Monday. Nwune told journalists  more...

September 2, 2014 at 10:57 am UTC

Namibia: Official calls for strict Ebola preventative measures

A senior official in Namibia's Zambezi Region has called on the government to ensure strict enforcement of measures restricting movement of trucks and people from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where Ebola outbreak was recently reported.Chairperson of Zambezi Regional Council, Raphael Mbala told  more...

September 2, 2014 at 9:46 am UTC

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