Zimbabwe police allay fears over explosion

Zimbabwe police allay fears over explosion

Police in Zimbabwe have moved to allay fears over an explosion at a stadium which caused widespread panic over the weekend. In a statement on Sunday, police spokesperson Shadreck ...

Gambia: Ex-Lands minister flees

Gambia: Ex-Lands minister flees

Former Gambian Minister of Local Government and Lands Momodou Kolley has fled to neighbouring Senegal, reports suggest on Sunday.An online radio monitoring Gambian affairs claimed ...

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 ...

B/Faso transition gov’t expected today

B/Faso transition gov’t expected today

The transition government in Burkina Faso would be announced Sunday afternoon, sources close to the new authorities said.Prime Minister, Yacouba Issaac Zida will at around 17 a.m ...

Over 5.5 million Tunisians voting for president

Over 5.5 million Tunisians voting for president

Over 5.5 million Tunisians are voting on Sunday in an atmosphere of transparency to elect the country's first president since the revolution which toppled Zine Abi Dine Ben Ali.The ...

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 ...

Zimbabwe police allay fears over explosion

Police in Zimbabwe have moved to allay fears over an explosion at a stadium which caused widespread panic over the weekend. In a statement on Sunday, police spokesperson Shadreck Mubaiwa said Friday's blast resulted from a gas cylinder owned by a food seller. "There was a vendor using a gas stove to prepare  more...

November 24, 2014 at 4:53 am UTC

Gambia: Ex-Lands minister flees

Former Gambian Minister of Local Government and Lands Momodou Kolley has fled to neighbouring Senegal, reports suggest on Sunday.An online radio monitoring Gambian affairs claimed Mr. Kolley had escaped the clutches of the government following reports of an executive order to arrest him. According to the  more...

November 23, 2014 at 6:43 pm UTC

Namibia: Minister bemoans lack of innovations

Namibia's Trade and Industry Minister Calle Schlettwein has expressed concern about low productive capacity in the country's manufacturing sector, while the financial sector remains risk averse and does not sufficiently boost the economy.Local newspapers Saturday quoted the minister as speaking to the  more...

November 23, 2014 at 10:35 am UTC

Mozambique unveils cervical cancer vaccine for school girls

Mozambique's health ministry has launched a cervical cancer vaccine that will be administered primarily through schools in combination with community-based mobile brigades to target those not in schools, APA learns here on Friday.According to state-controlled daily paper Noticias, it was launched at Manhiça  more...

November 21, 2014 at 3:15 pm UTC

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