Sudan: Detained journalist’s health deteriorates

Sudan: Detained journalist’s health deteriorates

The health situation surrounding Sudanese journalist Hassan Ishag detained since June has deteriorated, the country's journalism watchdog claimed.The Sudanese Journalists Network ...

Ghana poised for journalists’ awards night

Ghana poised for journalists’ awards night

All is set for the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) 19th Awards Night scheduled at Banquet Hall, State House in Accra on Saturday, GJA president Affail Money disclosed on ...

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 ...

Senegal: Group outs Ebola inquiry petition

Senegal: Group outs Ebola inquiry petition

A group of scientists, intellectuals and political activists has issued a petition demanding the urgent creation of an international investigative committee on the root cause and ...

Khartoum: 30 women protesters rounded up

Khartoum: 30 women protesters rounded up

At least 30 female activists have been confirmed arrested by Sudanese security agents during demonstrations staged outside the Omdurman Women's Prison in Khartoum, APA can report ...

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 ...

Sudan: Detained journalist’s health deteriorates

The health situation surrounding Sudanese journalist Hassan Ishag detained since June has deteriorated, the country's journalism watchdog claimed.The Sudanese Journalists Network Organization (SJN) said in a statement on Friday that they have obtained information confirming that Ishag has been taken ill. The  more...

August 29, 2014 at 3:01 pm UTC

Khartoum: 30 women protesters rounded up

At least 30 female activists have been confirmed arrested by Sudanese security agents during demonstrations staged outside the Omdurman Women's Prison in Khartoum, APA can report Friday.Several eyewitnesses told APA that the police used teargas and batons to disperse Thursday's otherwise peaceful protests  more...

August 29, 2014 at 2:36 pm UTC

Uganda inflation slips to 2.8 percent

Uganda's consumer inflation fell to 2.8 percent in the year to August from 4.3 percent in July, the statistics office said on Friday.The East African country's Bureau of Statistics said in a statement the inflation drop was largely due to a reduction in the inflation rate for food crops to 1.5 percent for  more...

August 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm UTC

Zimbabwe to quarantine West African travellers for 21 days

Zimbabwe has intensified its surveillance measures for the deadly Ebola virus by introducing a requirement that all visitors from West Africa be quarantined for 21 days to monitor their health, Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa announced Thursday.Parirenyatwa is quoted by the state-run Herald as saying  more...

August 29, 2014 at 3:58 am UTC

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