Govt over spending dims prospects of Gambia’s economy – IMF

Govt over spending dims prospects of Gambia’s economy – IMF

The “excessive spending” by the government to a level higher-than-budgeted and the current financial predicament of the national water and electricity provider, Nawec, have dimmed ...

Opposition walk out, rise in organised crime dominate Malawi newspapers

Opposition walk out, rise in organised crime dominate Malawi newspapers

The decision by members of Malawi's opposition People's Party (PP) to walk out of the National Assembly in solidarity with their fellow member who was ordered to leave the house and ...

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 ...

Polish minister eyes increase in trade volume with Nigeria

Polish minister eyes increase in trade volume with Nigeria

The Polish Deputy Minister for Economy, Andrzej Dycha, has promised to raise the current trade volume of US$100 million between Poland and Nigeria this year and beyond. Dycha, who ...

HRW welcomes first indictment for atrocities during Liberia’s civil war

HRW welcomes first indictment for atrocities during Liberia’s civil war

The arrest by the Belgian authorities of a Liberian for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during Liberia's first civil war is a major advance for justice, Human Rights ...

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 ...

Opposition walk out, rise in organised crime dominate Malawi newspapers

The decision by members of Malawi's opposition People's Party (PP) to walk out of the National Assembly in solidarity with their fellow member who was ordered to leave the house and the rise in organised crimes in the country are some of the headlines in the Malawi newspapers on Friday. The Daily Times  more...

September 19, 2014 at 11:17 am UTC

Zimbabwean killed in Nigerian building collapse – Report

A Zimbabwean man is among the more than 80 people killed when a hostel belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) collapsed in Nigeria last week, state media reported here Friday.According to the official Herald daily, Greenwich Ndanga, who was the Mashonaland West provincial chairperson of the  more...

September 19, 2014 at 10:30 am UTC

Govt over spending dims prospects of Gambia’s economy – IMF

The “excessive spending” by the government to a level higher-than-budgeted and the current financial predicament of the national water and electricity provider, Nawec, have dimmed the outlook of Gambia's economic growth, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. A mission from the IMF led by Bhaswar  more...

September 19, 2014 at 11:19 am UTC

Malawi to host SADC Internet Governance forum

Malawi will host a three-day Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF).The forum scheduled for 17 to 19th September in the capital Lilongwe will increase awareness of internet governance issues in SADC member states. Secretary for Information Chimwemwe Banda said in the capital Lilongwe on Thursday  more...

September 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm UTC

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