Guinean students stuck in Gambia due to border closure speak out

Guinean students stuck in Gambia due to border closure speak out

Guinean students who came to spend the summer holidays in The Gambia have expressed concern over the closure of Guinea's border with Senegal. They said, the issue continues to pose ...

Mali first Ebola patient dies

Mali first Ebola patient dies

The two-year old girl who was the first confirmed Ebola case in Mali has died despite significant efforts expanded to save her, the Malian Health ministry announced late ...

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 ...

Somalia: Two killed, six injured in a carbomb blast

Somalia: Two killed, six injured in a carbomb blast

A carbomb blast on Saturday on a very populated street in the Somali capital has killed two and injured six civilians, sources said.Eyewitnesses told APA that a luxury car packed ...

South African envoy confirms return of seized $15m to Nigeria

South African envoy confirms return of seized $15m to Nigeria

The South African ambassador added that the seizure of the funds was in no way related to the Synagogue collapse. “South Africa's relation with Nigeria is priceless; it cannot be ...

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 ...

Guinean students stuck in Gambia due to border closure speak out

Guinean students who came to spend the summer holidays in The Gambia have expressed concern over the closure of Guinea's border with Senegal. They said, the issue continues to pose challenges to Guinean citizens residing in the Gambia as they cannot access their country due to the border closure, as a result  more...

October 25, 2014 at 1:49 pm UTC

Sudan: Food poisoning hits ruling party convention

Members of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) attending the party's convention have fallen ill after eating suspected spoiled meat.The NCP confirmed on Friday that ten of its members were taken to the police hospital near the venue of the conference in the capital Khartoum after the apparent food  more...

October 24, 2014 at 6:32 pm UTC

S/Africa: BEE builds economically prosperous society-Official

South Africa's Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy, set up to empower black businesses, was necessary to build an economically prosperous society, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.He was speaking at the African National Congress Nelson Mandela Region gala dinner in the Eastern Cape  more...

October 25, 2014 at 11:19 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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