Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

One student of al-Azhar University was killed and five other individuals injured in Sharqiya Governorate, northern Egypt following protests held in support of former President ...

Imported babies: Niger judge denies jurisdiction, prosecutor appeals

Imported babies: Niger judge denies jurisdiction, prosecutor appeals

Deputy Prosecutor, Chaibou Samna announced Friday afternoon, during a press conference that the Public prosecutor's department would appeal the decision of judge who declared that ...

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 ...

Nigeria: Presidential hopeful Buhari makes anti-graft vow

Nigeria: Presidential hopeful Buhari makes anti-graft vow

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has told thousands of his supporters in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Friday that corruption and insecurity under his watch would be well and ...

Egypt army vows to crush North Sinai ‘terrorists

Egypt army vows to crush North Sinai ‘terrorists

Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has vowed to crush what it called terrorists blamed for the recent upsurge in violence in North Sinai.A SCAF statement on Friday ...

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 ...

Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

One student of al-Azhar University was killed and five other individuals injured in Sharqiya Governorate, northern Egypt following protests held in support of former President Mohamed Morsi on Friday.A security source said dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters staged a march in Sharqiya, where they faced  more...

January 30, 2015 at 10:22 pm UTC

Nigeria: Presidential hopeful Buhari makes anti-graft vow

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has told thousands of his supporters in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Friday that corruption and insecurity under his watch would be well and truly banished. Buhari who is the main candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in next month's elections  more...

January 30, 2015 at 9:28 pm UTC

Africa infrastructure dev on the right track – Zuma

Building Africa's infrastructure is the way to go towards sustainable development, and Africa was on the right track, South African President Jacob Zuma has said in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).According to the Presidency on Friday, Zuma was addressing the 32nd summit of the New Partnership for Africa's  more...

January 30, 2015 at 5:09 pm 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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