Namibia’s Pohamba to make development speech at UN

Namibia’s Pohamba to make development speech at UN

Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba will address the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the post-2015 development agenda, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in ...

Khartoum summons Libyan diplomat

Khartoum summons Libyan diplomat

Sudan has summoned Libya's acting Charge d' Affaires over accusations by Tripoli that Khartoum was backing Libyan rebels. Foreign ministry undersecretary, Abdalla Al-Azrag, told ...

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 ...

Gambia to introduce new biometric passports

Gambia to introduce new biometric passports

Gambia's Immigration Department is set to introduce new biometric passports for all eligible citizens with effect from 22nd September, 2014 , a press release from the department ...

Scores killed in Kano attack

Scores killed in Kano attack

Islamist militants on Wednesday afternoon attacked the College of Education in Kano in northern Nigeria using explosives and guns, killing scores of people, the police have ...

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 ...

Gambia to introduce new biometric passports

Gambia's Immigration Department is set to introduce new biometric passports for all eligible citizens with effect from 22nd September, 2014 , a press release from the department confirmed Wednesday.With the introduction of the biometric passport, the cost would increase by 200 percent - from D1,000 to D3,000  more...

September 18, 2014 at 1:44 am UTC

Media rights group warns Botswana against its response to US concerns

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) in Botswana on Wednesday said it is shocked at the way the government responded to the United States statement on the arrest of Sunday Standard editor Outsa Mokone, who has been charged with sedition. Speaking in an interview, MISA Botswana Director, Buyani  more...

September 17, 2014 at 2:24 pm UTC

Royal Air Maroc inaugurates Casablanca-N’Djamena route

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) airline Wednesday inaugurated an air service linking Casablanca and the Chadian capital, N'Djamena, via Niamey in Niger. An RAM Boeing 737 landed at the Hassan Djamous International Airport in N'Djamena, with the Minister of Transport, Mohamed Najib Boulif, who presided over the  more...

September 17, 2014 at 7:13 pm 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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