Malawi seeks $81m to cater for flood victims

Malawi seeks $81m to cater for flood victims

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has said his government through the National Response Plan (NRP) is seeking $81million to address the immediate needs of flood survivors. In his ...

Namibia: Customs essential in trade negotiations – Finance Minister

Namibia: Customs essential in trade negotiations – Finance Minister

Namibian Finance Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has said customs and excise administrations have taken a front line of support in trade negotiations and signing of free trade ...

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 ...

Sudan rebels ‘force down WFP chopper

Sudan rebels ‘force down WFP chopper

The Sudan's People Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) has claimed it has forced down a helicopter in rebel-controlled territory in the Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan.The helicopter ...

Egypt sends Economic Summit invitation to US

Egypt sends Economic Summit invitation to US

Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman has invited the United States to attend an economic summit scheduled for Sharm el-Sheikh on March 13.According to a ministry statement 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 ...

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 ...

Malawi seeks $81m to cater for flood victims

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has said his government through the National Response Plan (NRP) is seeking $81million to address the immediate needs of flood survivors. In his national address delivered on Tuesday in the capital Lilongwe, he said, the floods have so far cost the country's economy at least  more...

January 28, 2015 at 4:09 am UTC

UK hails DRC’s new electoral law

The United Kingdom has endorsed the new electoral law and cessation of violent protests in the DR Congo. In a statement, issued on Tuesday, London says it recognizes the new electoral law passed by the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of Congo on 25 January. “This law is an important step towards  more...

January 27, 2015 at 9:42 pm UTC

Namibia: Customs essential in trade negotiations – Finance Minister

Namibian Finance Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has said customs and excise administrations have taken a front line of support in trade negotiations and signing of free trade and economic partnership agreements.“The kind of relationship between customs officials and its stakeholders is continuously  more...

January 28, 2015 at 1:19 am UTC

World Bank to give Malawi US$7m for Ebola preparedness

The World Bank is expected to give Malawi US$7 million to enable the southern African country to scale-up its efforts to prevent Ebola viral disease.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said Friday in the capital Lilongwe that the money would be used, among others, to buy protective clothing for health  more...

January 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm UTC

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