Air Algeria crash: Two French investigators due in Ouagadougou

Air Algeria crash: Two French investigators due in Ouagadougou

Two French investigators are expected in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou on Monday to join investigations into the circumstances of the July 24 crash of an Air Algeria flight, ...

S/Africa condemns Lesotho “coup”

S/Africa condemns Lesotho “coup”

South Africa on Saturday warned Maseru that an unconstitutional change of government in the Mountain Kingdom was unacceptable following what appears to be a coup in ...

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 ...

EAC, IMF launch collaboration program

EAC, IMF launch collaboration program

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the East African Community (EAC) this week launched a collaborative program to improve the compilation and dissemination of Government ...

West Africa’s BRVM trades 437 670 securities worth $900 000

West Africa’s BRVM trades 437 670 securities worth $900 000

A turnover of 437 670 securities worth $900 000 were traded on Friday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc ...

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 ...

Air Algeria crash: Two French investigators due in Ouagadougou

Two French investigators are expected in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou on Monday to join investigations into the circumstances of the July 24 crash of an Air Algeria flight, official sources confirmed.Once in Burkina Faso, the French officials will meet the parents of the victims of the tragedy at the  more...

August 30, 2014 at 3:32 pm UTC

S/Africa: Fleeing Lesotho PM alleges coup

Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane has fled to South Africa amidst what he called a military coup against his government.A visibly shaken Thabane declared after fleeing: "I have been removed from control by the armed forces, and that is illegal". According to reports in Pretoria, Thabane had arrived in  more...

August 30, 2014 at 11:16 am UTC

EAC, IMF launch collaboration program

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the East African Community (EAC) this week launched a collaborative program to improve the compilation and dissemination of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. The inaugural workshop was held in Arusha, Tanzania, from  more...

August 30, 2014 at 1:50 pm UTC

Zimbabwe to quarantine West African travellers for 21 days

Zimbabwe has intensified its surveillance measures for the deadly Ebola virus by introducing a requirement that all visitors from West Africa be quarantined for 21 days to monitor their health, Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa announced Thursday.Parirenyatwa is quoted by the state-run Herald as saying  more...

August 29, 2014 at 3:58 am UTC

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