Police confirm 35 dead, 150 injured in Friday’s Kano blasts

Police confirm 35 dead, 150 injured in Friday’s Kano blasts

The police in Kano in northern Nigeria have confirmed the death of 35 persons in the three explosions at the Central Mosque in Kano metropolis on Friday.The Deputy Commissioner of ...

Nigerian leader orders investigation into bomb blasts at Kano mosque

Nigerian leader orders investigation into bomb blasts at Kano mosque

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered full scale investigation into bomb attacks on the Central Mosque in Kano that left 35 killed and 150 injured on Friday, his Special ...

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 ...

Nigerian bourse trades 2.09bn shares worth over $176m

Nigerian bourse trades 2.09bn shares worth over $176m

A turnover of 2.092 billion shares worth N28.234 billion (about $176m) were traded in 22,865 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in ...

S/Africa: Congress important platform for African youth-Zuma

S/Africa: Congress important platform for African youth-Zuma

South Africa President Jacob Zuma on Friday said that the 4th Pan-African Youth Union Congress currently underway was an important platform to give African youth an opportunity to ...

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 ...

Police confirm 35 dead, 150 injured in Friday’s Kano blasts

The police in Kano in northern Nigeria have confirmed the death of 35 persons in the three explosions at the Central Mosque in Kano metropolis on Friday.The Deputy Commissioner of Police in Kano State, Mr Sanusi Lemu, gave the figures when he briefed journalists in Kano on Friday on the blasts and also  more...

November 29, 2014 at 7:58 am UTC

Senegal: OIF parallel summit organizers decry ban

Political activists in Senegal have complained about a possible ban by the Dakar Prefecture from holding parallel activities against the 15th Summit of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) on 29, 30 November, accusing the state of showing a heavy hand.The spokesman for the anti OIF  more...

November 28, 2014 at 12:42 pm UTC

Nigerian bourse trades 2.09bn shares worth over $176m

A turnover of 2.092 billion shares worth N28.234 billion (about $176m) were traded in 22,865 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in contrast to a total of 1.359 billion shares valued at N14.565 billion (about $90.6m) that exchanged hands last week in 20,844 deals.  more...

November 29, 2014 at 7:46 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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