Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks

Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks

President Paul Biya of Cameroon on Tuesday, sacked two senior army officers in the north of the Cameroon over Boko Haram attacks that killed 15 people.Seventeen other persons were ...

Mozambican leader commends Muslims for peace

Mozambican leader commends Muslims for peace

President Armando Guebuza says the principles and values of the Muslim community in Mozambique contributes greatly to the consolidation of peace and national unity, state radio ...

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 ...

S/Africa’s unemployment rate edges up

S/Africa’s unemployment rate edges up

South Africa's unemployment rate edged up 0.3 percentage points to 25.5 percent during the second quarter of 2014, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported Tuesday.In its latest ...

Mozambican adversaries inch closer to ceasefire

Mozambican adversaries inch closer to ceasefire

The Mozambican government and the main opposition Renamo are edging closer to an agreement to end year-long hostilities that threaten to plunge the southern African country into ...

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 ...

Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks

President Paul Biya of Cameroon on Tuesday, sacked two senior army officers in the north of the Cameroon over Boko Haram attacks that killed 15 people.Seventeen other persons were also taken hostage in the far-northern town of Kolofata during the attacks on Monday. Those sacked include Col. Gedeon Yossa, the  more...

July 29, 2014 at 3:25 pm UTC

Mozambican leader commends Muslims for peace

President Armando Guebuza says the principles and values of the Muslim community in Mozambique contributes greatly to the consolidation of peace and national unity, state radio reported Tuesday.Radio Mozambique said Guebuza sent a goodwill message to Muslim authorities in the country on the occasion of  more...

July 29, 2014 at 2:52 pm UTC

S/Africa’s unemployment rate edges up

South Africa's unemployment rate edged up 0.3 percentage points to 25.5 percent during the second quarter of 2014, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported Tuesday.In its latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey, a household-based survey that collects data on the labour market activities of individuals living  more...

July 29, 2014 at 2:45 pm UTC

S/African doctors perform first 3D-printed jaw implant

South African doctors have successfully implanted 3D-printed jaws on two men, the first time such a procedure has been performed in the country.A team of five specialist doctors performed the procedure at a hospital in the diamond mining town of Kimberley, 480km south of Johannesburg. The new jaws made from  more...

July 25, 2014 at 3:23 pm UTC

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