EU donates electric cooking pots to Malawi prisons to curb de-forestation

EU donates electric cooking pots to Malawi prisons to curb de-forestation

The European Union (EU) in Malawi on Wednesday donated almost 80 electric cooking pots worth MK182million (US$364,000) to Malawi prisons as a way of reducing the cutting down of ...

Egypt gears up for diaspora vote in parliamentary polls

Egypt gears up for diaspora vote in parliamentary polls

Egypt's Foreign Ministry is bracing for a diaspora vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections, the last of three phases of the future road map of the North African country, ...

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

The African Governance Platform's Clusters on Constitutionalism and Rule of Law and Human Rights and Transitional Justice, is being convened in Algiers, the Algerian capital, the AU ...

S/Leone Ebola not over yet, official warns

S/Leone Ebola not over yet, official warns

The head of Sierra Leone`s National Ebola Response Center (NERC) has warned that the epidemic was far from over, urging citizens to remain steadfast. Rtd Major Alfred Palo Conteh ...

Egypt’s May exports to COMESA at $5.8m – report

Egypt’s May exports to COMESA at $5.8m – report

Egypt's exports to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) during May 2015 reached $5.76 million, compared to $5.69 million in the corresponding period a year ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

EU donates electric cooking pots to Malawi prisons to curb de-forestation

The European Union (EU) in Malawi on Wednesday donated almost 80 electric cooking pots worth MK182million (US$364,000) to Malawi prisons as a way of reducing the cutting down of trees. The EU head of Economics and Public Affairs, Mateja Piternal said during the handing over ceremony in Mzimba a district in  more...

September 3, 2015 at 10:04 am UTC

African leaders witness China’s WWII victory military parade

Four African leaders witnessed Thursday's military parade in the Chinese capital Beijing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of China's victory over Japanese aggression and the end of World War II.Presidents Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt's Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi, Jacob Zuma of South  more...

September 3, 2015 at 6:11 am UTC

Nigeria to unbundle pipelines, products company

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced the unbundling of the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) into three different companies The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said on Thursday in Abuja that the PPMC would be split into a pipelines company that  more...

September 3, 2015 at 9:51 am UTC

Botswana misses male circumcision target – Minister

Botswana's Safe Male Circumcision Campaign has missed its annual target of 50,000 males, Health Minister Dorcus Makgatho is quoted as saying Tuesday by Yarona FM radio station.Speaking at the re-launch of the campaign in Maun in northern Botswana, Makgatho revealed that despite the campaign running for some  more...

August 11, 2015 at 1:50 pm UTC

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