Mali records first Ebola case

Mali records first Ebola case

Mali has recorded its first Ebola case, imported through a 2 year old girl who entered the country with her grandmother, from Kissidougou, Guinea, the Malian Minister of Health, Mr. ...

Nigerian labour unions decry removal of wages from exclusive list

Nigerian labour unions decry removal of wages from exclusive list

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday described the removal of wages from the Exclusive List by the National Assembly as ‘wicked, ...

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 ...

S/Africa scales up Ebola prevention measures

S/Africa scales up Ebola prevention measures

Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Jeff Radebe said Friday that the South African government has placed the necessary measures to prevent Ebola from entering and ...

Cuban medical team arrives in Guinea to fight Ebola

Cuban medical team arrives in Guinea to fight Ebola

Thirty-eight Cuban doctors arrived in Guinea to strengthen the global synergy in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease, which has killed more than 800 people in the country, ...

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 ...

Mali records first Ebola case

Mali has recorded its first Ebola case, imported through a 2 year old girl who entered the country with her grandmother, from Kissidougou, Guinea, the Malian Minister of Health, Mr. Ousmane Kone announced on Thursday. Following high fever, the girl was sent to Fousseyni Daou Hospital in Kayes, western Mali,  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:19 am UTC

Botswana chooses new president, parliamentarians

More than 820,000 Batswana are voting in parliamentary and local government elections that are seen as a stern test of the popularity of incumbent President Ian Khama and his Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).The BDP, which has never lost an election since independence in 1966, is facing the stiff challenge of  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:02 am UTC

Nigerian labour unions decry removal of wages from exclusive list

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday described the removal of wages from the Exclusive List by the National Assembly as ‘wicked, ridiculous, condemnable and treacherous'. In separate statements issued by the NLC and the TUC, they said that such a step was  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:16 am UTC

S/Africa scales up Ebola prevention measures

Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Jeff Radebe said Friday that the South African government has placed the necessary measures to prevent Ebola from entering and spreading around the country.Addressing media on the outcome of a Cabinet meeting, Radebe said surveillance at all ports of entry had  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:07 am UTC

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