G/Bissau: Health minister issues Ebola warning

G/Bissau: Health minister issues Ebola warning

Guinea Bissau's Minister of Public Health, Valentina Mendes has warned his compatriots to remain vigilant and follow hygiene measures against the Ebola epidemic. She was speaking at ...

S/Leone: Former minister in court on rape charges

S/Leone: Former minister in court on rape charges

A former Deputy Minister of Education in Sierra Leone has denied charges of rape leveled against him by a woman who accused him performing sex on her without her consent.Mahmoud ...

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 ...

US to finance conservation of biodiversity in Uganda – official

US to finance conservation of biodiversity in Uganda – official

The United States Mission in Uganda, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to launch the ...

Kenya: Translocation of black rhino suspended following deaths

Kenya: Translocation of black rhino suspended following deaths

An ongoing translocation exercise for the critically endangered black rhino to a new sanctuary at Sera Community Conservancy, Samburu County in northern Kenya, has been suspended ...

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 ...

Press zooms in on dismissal of soldiers, constitution amendment, exit of Jonathan

The dismissal of 200 soldiers from service for failure to capture Sambisa Forest, the base of Boko Haram, was the leading story in most Nigerian newspapers on Thursday. The Newspapers also had various versions of the transition from President Goodluck Jonathan to retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on May 29. The  more...

May 28, 2015 at 8:40 am UTC

Nigeria: House Speaker bows out

Nigeria's Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, has bowed out of the Chamber after the valedictory session on Wednesday.The Speaker was elected the new Executive Governor of Sokoto State and will be sworn in on May 29. The outgoing Speaker, who spoke on ``The Power of Unity of  more...

May 28, 2015 at 8:57 am UTC

S/Africa making “steady progress” in building inclusive growth – Zuma

South Africa is making steady progress in building an inclusive economy that will create more jobs in the country, President Jacob Zuma has told Parliament in Cape Town.Responding to a debate on the Presidency's Budget Vote in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Zuma said: “Deputy President [Cyril] Ramaphosa  more...

May 28, 2015 at 9:04 am UTC

Lesotho minister urges HIV/AIDS patients to adhere to ARVs

Lesotho Health Minister Molotsi Monyamane has appealed to patients currently taking anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to adhere to their medication since there is no cure for the disease as yet.Monyamane on Wednesday cautioned patients against taking seriously the unfounded claims by some traditional healers that  more...

May 27, 2015 at 9:56 am UTC

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