Egypt records 2.15m tourists in first quarter-Official

Egypt records 2.15m tourists in first quarter-Official

Egypt's tourism minister Khaled Ramy said on Monday that about 2.15 million tourists visited the country in the first quarter, up 6.9 percent from a year ago. According to Ramy, ...

Gambian deportees arrive from Libya

Gambian deportees arrive from Libya

An unspecified number of Gambian migrants deported from Libya last week have arrived in Banjul, APA can report Monday.The migrants who were languishing in detention centres in Libya ...

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 ...

Senegal to send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia

Senegal to send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia

Senegal will send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia to support Operation “Decisive Storm” in response to a request from Riyadh, Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister, Mankeur Ndiaye told ...

AfDB backs Botswana’s economic transformation

AfDB backs Botswana’s economic transformation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has endorsed the Bank's Botswana Country Strategy Paper (CSP) 2015-2019, the pan-African lender said in a statement on Monday in the Ivorian ...

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 ...

Gambia: EU Commission launches media award

The office of the European Union Commission in Banjul on Monday launched the 2015 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for journalists with the best reports on development, and poverty alleviation.The EU said the move is meant to highlight the achievements registered by the organization as the major donor in this  more...

May 4, 2015 at 8:48 pm UTC

Opposition leader banned from leaving Sudan

The authorities in Sudan on Monday banned opposition leader Amin Mekki Madani from leaving the country. The Sudan Call opposition alliance said in a statement that Medani was stopped from travelling by Khartoum airport authorities as he was poised to board a plane to Cairo, Egypt. “The authorities said a  more...

May 4, 2015 at 11:48 pm UTC

Global Telecom executives to meet Zimbabwe minister over Telecel licence cancellation

Senior officials from Netherlands-based Global Telecom are set to meet Zimbabwe's Information Communication Technology Minister Supa Mandiwanzira on Tuesday to discuss the cancellation of the operating licence for mobile phone Telecel Zimbabwe.Telecel Zimbabwe, which is 60-percent owned by Global Telecom  more...

May 5, 2015 at 6:44 am UTC

Lesotho remains ready for Ebola

The Institute of Extra Mutual Studies (IEMS) through Liberia, Sierra Leon, Guinea and Lesotho (LISIEGULE) initiative against the Ebola virus, held a symposium meant to provide an update on the state of the virus in the African continent today in Maseru.Lesotho ‘s Principal Secretary to the Ministry of Health  more...

April 27, 2015 at 10:01 am UTC

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