Gyan readies for UNAids mission to Malawi

Gyan readies for UNAids mission to Malawi

Ghana National Football Team captain Asamoah Gyan is scheduled to visit Malawi on August 28 to promote UNAids' 'Protect the Goal Project' mission.Local media said Wednesday that the ...

Zambian ruling party sweeps bye elections

Zambian ruling party sweeps bye elections

Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has w=on an overwhelming victory in Tuesday's bye elections, winning the parliamentary seat and 18 ward seats.The elections were called by the ...

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 ...

Malawi youth group appeals for alcohol ban

Malawi youth group appeals for alcohol ban

A local youth organisation, Youth and Children Rights Shield (YCRS) in Malawi has appealed to Parliament to pass a law banning liquor in sachets in order to make them inaccessible ...

Namibia up measures against Ebola

Namibia up measures against Ebola

Namibia continues putting measures in place against a possible Ebola virus outbreak. The government on Wednesday issued a notice to the country's diplomats abroad with regard to new ...

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 ...

Gyan readies for UNAids mission to Malawi

Ghana National Football Team captain Asamoah Gyan is scheduled to visit Malawi on August 28 to promote UNAids' 'Protect the Goal Project' mission.Local media said Wednesday that the Black Stars skipper will meet President Peter Mutharika where Protect the Goal ball will be symbolically signed. "UNAids and  more...

August 20, 2014 at 9:20 pm UTC

Yahya Ould Hademine is new Mauritanian PM

Yahya Ould Hademine has been named as Mauritania's new Prime Minister by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, sources confirmed Wednesday. Hademine's predecessor, Moulaye ould Mohamed Laghdaf had submitted his resignation from the cabinet an hour earlier. The change at the helm of the Mauritanian cabinet comes  more...

August 20, 2014 at 4:20 pm UTC

Ebola not a threat to tourism-S/Africa’s Minister

South Africa's tourism industry was not under any threat from the ebola virus disease as claimed in a recent media report in the country, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has assured the nation.Muthambi said on Wednesday South Africa remained the destination of choice for tourism, despite the press  more...

August 20, 2014 at 3:47 pm UTC

Ebola: Malawi to increase patrols in border districts

Malawian President Peter Mutharika said Tuesday that his government will increase patrols in border districts as one of the ways of preventing the Ebola disease from spreading into the country.He told journalists in Lilongwe on arrival from 34th Southern Africa Community (SADC) Summit in Zimbabwe that there  more...

August 20, 2014 at 9:18 am UTC

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