Ghanaian media headline NPP conference, GJA awards & others

Ghanaian media headline NPP conference, GJA awards & others

The Ghanaian media on Monday focused on the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)'s super delegates' congress to trim the number of the presidential aspirants from seven to five, ...

S/Africa appoints first woman to head Africa’s biggest airport

S/Africa appoints first woman to head Africa’s biggest airport

The biggest and busiest airport in Africa, OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, will be led by a female head for the first time since the dawn of democracy 20 years ago, ...

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 ...

SADC meets over Lesotho “coup” tensions

SADC meets over Lesotho “coup” tensions

Foreign ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states are meeting in Pretoria Monday to discuss the reported “coup” in Lesotho, which has forced Prime ...

Airtel takes ICT awareness campaign to rural Nigerian communities

Airtel takes ICT awareness campaign to rural Nigerian communities

One of Nigeria's leading telecommunications companies, Airtel Nigeria, has announced an empowerment initiative that focuses on creating awareness to encourage the use of Information ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ghanaian media headline NPP conference, GJA awards & others

The Ghanaian media on Monday focused on the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)'s super delegates' congress to trim the number of the presidential aspirants from seven to five, Ghana Journalists Awards (GJA) and the Black Satellites qualification to the African Youth Championship in Senegal next year. The  more...

September 1, 2014 at 1:11 pm UTC

Corruption trial for son of Senegal’s ex-President opens today

Senegal's Court of Repression for Illegal Enrichment (CREI) is on Monday to give its verdict on the 17 objections of nullity raised by lawyers of Karim Wade, son of Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade.In their objections of nullity, Wade's defence argues that all actions undertaken by the special  more...

September 1, 2014 at 12:13 pm UTC

S/African gov’t committed to protecting clothing, textile sector – Minister

South African Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies on Monday said that his government was committed to protecting the country's clothing and textile sector which has shown growth in recent years. Davis made the statement as employment in the footwear and leather sector showed a growth of 5% between 2012  more...

September 1, 2014 at 12:45 pm UTC

Zimbabwe to quarantine West African travellers for 21 days

Zimbabwe has intensified its surveillance measures for the deadly Ebola virus by introducing a requirement that all visitors from West Africa be quarantined for 21 days to monitor their health, Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa announced Thursday.Parirenyatwa is quoted by the state-run Herald as saying  more...

August 29, 2014 at 3:58 am UTC

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