Missing Botswana police helicopter found, no survivors

Missing Botswana police helicopter found, no survivors

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgope said Wednesday that rescuers have discovered a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend and that none of three officers in ...

Africa misses Ouagadougou pledges on combating unemployment

Africa misses Ouagadougou pledges on combating unemployment

Prevailing high unemployment among African youth is a clear indication that continental pledges made under the Ouagadougou Declaration to address unemployment and alleviate poverty ...

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 ...

Malawi introduces electronic voter verification platforms

Malawi introduces electronic voter verification platforms

The Malawi Election Information Centre and Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Wednesday rolled out an electronic voter verification exercise that will see the electorate verifying ...

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi's Health Ministry said Wednesday it is optimistic of increasing the coverage of its disease vaccination programme as the country commemorates the African Vaccination Week ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

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 ...

UN aid worker shot in Kenya refugee camp

A UN aid worker was shot and seriously injured when gunmen hijacked a United Nations vehicle in Dadaab Refugee Camp near the Somali border on Wednesday morning.The UN Refugee Agency-UNHCR deputy country representative Abel Mbilinyi said that the attack injured a UN official who has been airlifted to Nairobi  more...

April 23, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Missing Botswana police helicopter found, no survivors

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgope said Wednesday that rescuers have discovered a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend and that none of three officers in the plane survived the crash occurred in the Okavango Delta.The helicopter went mission on 20 April and it was finally found by  more...

April 23, 2014 at 3:59 pm

Africa misses Ouagadougou pledges on combating unemployment

Prevailing high unemployment among African youth is a clear indication that continental pledges made under the Ouagadougou Declaration to address unemployment and alleviate poverty have failed, a senior African Union official said Wednesday.“When we still have this high rate of unemployment among young  more...

April 23, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi's Health Ministry said Wednesday it is optimistic of increasing the coverage of its disease vaccination programme as the country commemorates the African Vaccination Week (AVW) campaign from April 22-27.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said the government's immunisation programme was this year  more...

April 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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