B/Faso: Australian hostage Jocelyn Elliot freed

B/Faso: Australian hostage Jocelyn Elliot freed

Jocelyn Elliot, an Australian national taken hostage by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), along with her husband on January 15, 2016 in the Burkinabe Sahelian town of Djibo ...

Sudanese media focuses on country’s participation in Saudi military maneuvers

Sudanese media focuses on country’s participation in Saudi military maneuvers

The Sudanese newspapers have on Saturday focused on the Sudanese army participation in the Arab and Muslims' countries military maneuvers in Saudi Arabia. The papers have quoted the ...

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Brazzaville, the Congolese capital has been confirmed as the next host of the eight Africities Summit of African mayors and local authorities in 2018. The Congolese capital was ...

Nigeria: Press awash with Buhari’s vacation, trial of senate president, airline takeover

Nigeria: Press awash with Buhari’s vacation, trial of senate president, airline takeover

The five days vacation taken by President Muhammadu Buhari, Supreme Court's nod for the trial of senate president and the state takeover of Aero Contractor airline led many Nigerian ...

Malawi introduces new referral system for HIV youths

Malawi introduces new referral system for HIV youths

Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has introduced a new referral system for HIV positive youth dubbed Narrowing the gap-addressing sexual health and rights needs in the ...

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Young people in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa are getting bolder in determining what is best for their countries, a momentum which should be given further impetus, ...

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 ...

C/d’Ivoire channels funds to fighting terrorism

Ivorian President, Alassane Ouattara has instructed his Prime Minister, Daniel Kabal Duncan, who is also the Economy and Finance Minister to channel the funds required into means of protecting the country from terrorism.“We have discussed regional and international issues, including the fight against  more...

February 7, 2016 at 1:49 pm UTC

Pakistani diplomat says Nigeria will be permanent member of UNSC

Pakistan's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Umer Farooq on Saturday says Nigeria will one day become a Permanent Member of the UN Security Council.Farook said at a programme to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day in Abuja that Pakistan was grateful to Nigeria for its position on Kashmir. The envoy explained that  more...

February 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm UTC

Sudan, South Sudan to discuss trade after border opening

Sudan and South Sudan banking committee will meet in the South Sudan capital on the mid of February to discuss the trade activation following the decision of the reopening of the border between the two countries last week .The Sudanese Central Bank (SCB) announced in a press release that the capital of south  more...

February 6, 2016 at 2:55 pm UTC

Botswana recognised for malaria fight

Botswana was presented with the 2016 African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) award for achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for Malaria at the recent Assembly of the African Union, Foreign Affairs Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi said Friday.Addressing a press conference in the capital  more...

February 5, 2016 at 12:08 pm UTC

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