Gambian dissident urges Jammeh to free prisoner

Gambian dissident urges Jammeh to free prisoner

An exiled Gambian Politician in the United States Mr Falai Baldeh, has urged the Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh to release Amadou Sanneh a critic of his regime and open a new chapter to ...

Egypt: Dozens of Islamists get 15 years prison sentence for arson

Egypt: Dozens of Islamists get 15 years prison sentence for arson

Egyptian Court has sentenced dozens of Islamists to over 15 years in prison for having set fire to churches and police stations after the dismissal of former president, Mohamed ...

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 ...

Mozambique mulls US$2m handshake for opposition leader – Reports

Mozambique mulls US$2m handshake for opposition leader – Reports

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has endorsed a law granting special status to opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in a move seen as an olive branch to the former rebel commander ...

Nigeria approves sale of state-run telecom companies

Nigeria approves sale of state-run telecom companies

Nigeria's National Council on Privatisation on Thursday formally ratified the sale of the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited and its subsidiary Mobile Telecommunications Limited to ...

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 ...

Gambian dissident urges Jammeh to free prisoner

An exiled Gambian Politician in the United States Mr Falai Baldeh, has urged the Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh to release Amadou Sanneh a critic of his regime and open a new chapter to dialogue with Gambian oppositions.According to a statement from the Gambian Embassy in Washington, Mr Baldeh made the calls  more...

December 19, 2014 at 12:59 pm UTC

Mozambique mulls US$2m handshake for opposition leader – Reports

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has endorsed a law granting special status to opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in a move seen as an olive branch to the former rebel commander to avoid further conflict in the resource-rich country, the local media reported on Friday.According to media reports, the law  more...

December 19, 2014 at 11:58 am UTC

Nigeria bars banks from holding funds in dollars

As part of efforts to reduce the pressure on the local currency, the naira, the Nigerian central bank has barred commercial banks from holding any part of their funds in dollars.Nigeria's Punch newspaper report on Friday said that the apex bank in a circulated dated December 17, 2014, ordered the banks to  more...

December 19, 2014 at 11:11 am UTC

S/Africa making progress in nuclear programme – Presidency

The South African government is making steady progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear-vendor countries as part of its nuclear energy-building programme, according to the Presidency on Thursday.“South Africa continues to make significant progress with various prospective nuclear-vendor countries  more...

December 18, 2014 at 10:43 am UTC

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