averda looks to clean more cities in Africa; Casablanca is the 6th city in its expansion on the continent

averda looks to clean more cities in Africa; Casablanca is the 6th city in its expansion on the continent

CASABLANCA, Morocco, September 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- averda (http://www.averda.com), the global provider of integrated waste management services, showcased ...

Zambia: MMD leader denies ex-president’s comeback

Zambia: MMD leader denies ex-president’s comeback

Nevers Mumba, the leader of Zambia's former ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has denied speculations that ex-president Rupiah Banda was seeking to return from ...

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 ...

G/Bissau: Three-day mourning over landmine tragedy

G/Bissau: Three-day mourning over landmine tragedy

The government of Guinea Bissau has declared two days of national mourning, following Friday's explosion of an anti-tank mine on a public transport vehicle killing 22 passengers and ...

China grants DRC $900,000 to fight Ebola

China grants DRC $900,000 to fight Ebola

The Chinese government has disbursed $900,000 to help the Democratic Republic of Congo's fight the Ebola epidemic, which has ravaged the north-east of the country, an official ...

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 ...

G/Bissau: Three-day mourning over landmine tragedy

The government of Guinea Bissau has declared two days of national mourning, following Friday's explosion of an anti-tank mine on a public transport vehicle killing 22 passengers and injuring 16 others.The government made the decision at the end of an emergency meeting on the circumstances surrounding the  more...

September 28, 2014 at 5:23 pm UTC

Zambia: MMD leader denies ex-president’s comeback

Nevers Mumba, the leader of Zambia's former ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has denied speculations that ex-president Rupiah Banda was seeking to return from political retirement to lead the party.Speaking in a local television interview on Sunday, Mumba said Mr. Banda has no such ambitions an  more...

September 28, 2014 at 9:29 pm UTC

Zimbabwe commissions oil, gas surveys

Zimbabwe has commissioned a group of mining research experts amid indications of the existence of large reserves of oil and gas in the north of the country, state media reported Sunday.According to the Sunday Mail, the government has commissioned a company called Geo Associates and Invictus Energy Resources  more...

September 28, 2014 at 5:13 am UTC

A third of Malawians suffer high blood pressure – Official

About 30 percent of Malawians suffer from high blood pressure, a medical doctor revealed Thursday.Peter Banda of the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital revealed the development to a local radio station on Thursday during a science caf� organized by the Malawi Liverpool Welcome Trust in the commercial city of  more...

September 25, 2014 at 3:53 pm UTC

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