Nigerian police investigate alleged plan to kill civil defence boss

Nigerian police investigate alleged plan to kill civil defence boss

Nigerian police have begun investigation in an alleged attempt to kill the Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ade Abolurin.A statement by Mr. ...

3 Sudanese die in prison after flogging for drinking alcohol

3 Sudanese die in prison after flogging for drinking alcohol

Three Sudanese citizens have died in custody in Port Sudan after being flogged and detained under public order laws for drinking alcohol, their relatives told APA on Saturday.Jilani ...

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 ...

Nigerien minister held over child trafficking

Nigerien minister held over child trafficking

Niger's senior minister of agriculture, Abdou Labo has been at the Say civil prison over the “babies imported” from Nigeria in which his wife is allegedly involved.The affair has ...

S/Sudan’s ex-minister redefects to Salva Kiir

S/Sudan’s ex-minister redefects to Salva Kiir

Former state minister of education and member of of upper Nile state assembly James Khan Jok, was on Friday received at Juba international airport as he abandoned Riek Machar to ...

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 ...

Nigerian police investigate alleged plan to kill civil defence boss

Nigerian police have begun investigation in an alleged attempt to kill the Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ade Abolurin.A statement by Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Saturday in Abuja, said the NSCDC spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, alleged  more...

August 23, 2014 at 5:44 pm UTC

CAR: Interim leader demands formation of new govt

The under-fire president of the transition in the Central African Republic, Catherine Samba-Panza has told her prime minister to form a new government on Friday in line with the terms of the Brazzaville forum.Ms Samba-Paza remained impervious to pressure from some groups discontented by her appointment of  more...

August 22, 2014 at 4:13 pm UTC

Nigeria’s Globacom launches Mobile Money service

One of Nigeria's leading GSM operators, Globacom Nigeria Ltd, has launched its Glo Mobile Money in Lagos.The telecom giant is collaborating with Ecobank, First Monie of First Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank and Zenith Bank for the 'Glo Exchange' launch project. The value of financial transactions carried out through  more...

August 22, 2014 at 1:08 pm UTC

Zimbabwe discouraging “prayer visits” to Nigeria

The Zimbabwean government is discouraging locals from visiting Nigeria for prayers and healing sessions from prophets as the country steps up efforts to curb a possible Ebola outbreak, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa said Thursday.Parirenyatwa said Zimbabweans should avoid visiting Nigeria for prayer  more...

August 22, 2014 at 8:45 am UTC

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