Zambian police raid opposition leader’s home

Zambian police raid opposition leader’s home

Police on Tuesday raided the home and party headquarters of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema in the Zambian capital Lusaka following an order by President Edgar Lungu for a ...

Boko Haram raid on two Nigerien villages leaves 19 people dead – sources

Boko Haram raid on two Nigerien villages leaves 19 people dead – sources

Members of the Nigeria-based Islamist sect Boko Haram attacked and set ablaze two fishing villages located on islands on Lake Chad, in the department of Bosso in southern Niger, ...

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 ...

Lesotho premier leading in elections – IEC

Lesotho premier leading in elections – IEC

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's All Basotho Convention (ABC) party continues to lead in the country's elections whose conduct has been declared as “free and fair” by foreign ...

S/Africa at UN rights session in Geneva – Official

S/Africa at UN rights session in Geneva – Official

South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, fresh from observing peaceful polls in neighbouring Lesotho, has dashed off to Geneva, ...

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 ...

Boko Haram raid on two Nigerien villages leaves 19 people dead – sources

Members of the Nigeria-based Islamist sect Boko Haram attacked and set ablaze two fishing villages located on islands on Lake Chad, in the department of Bosso in southern Niger, killing 19 people, the local media reported Tuesday. Reports by Anfani Radio in Niamey, and later confirmed by Radio France  more...

March 3, 2015 at 1:59 pm UTC

Zambian police raid opposition leader’s home

Police on Tuesday raided the home and party headquarters of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema in the Zambian capital Lusaka following an order by President Edgar Lungu for a probe into the politician.Lungu issued the instruction to police on Monday, complaining that he had expected the law enforcement  more...

March 3, 2015 at 2:01 pm UTC

World Bank renews support to Mauritania’s gas, electricity production project

- The World Bank has renewed its intent to support the project for the production of electricity from the Banda gas well situated off Mauritania's coast, which is also supposed to supply electricity to neighboring Senegal and Mali. This announcement was made Tuesday by Vera Songwe, the Regional Director of  more...

March 3, 2015 at 1:34 pm UTC

Cholera fears as Zimbabwe health authorities quarantine two children

Health officials in the Zimbabwean border town of Beitbridge have quarantined two children who are suspected of suffering from cholera, APA learns here Tuesday.According to the Beitbridge district Civil Protection Unit, the children – from the Donsa area near the border town – are being monitored at  more...

March 3, 2015 at 1:18 pm UTC

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