AU chair urges investment in health and education for economic development

AU chair urges investment in health and education for economic development

–The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and other African leaders to invest in the education and ...

Jailed Rwandan opposition leader appeals to African court

Jailed Rwandan opposition leader appeals to African court

- The Rwandan opposition leader, Victoire Ingabire, sentenced to 15 years in prison over charges including involvement in terrorism, has appealed to the African Court of Human 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 ...

Glitches mar Botswana elections

Glitches mar Botswana elections

Botswana's general elections on Friday were marred by complaints from a number of registered voters who claimed that their names did not appear on the voters' roll. In Lobatse, ...

EU crisis response delegation ends visit to Liberia

EU crisis response delegation ends visit to Liberia

The Managing Director for Crisis Response and Operational Coordination at the European External Action Service (EEAS), Mr. Agostino Miozzo, says isolating countries affected with ...

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 ...

Jailed Rwandan opposition leader appeals to African court

- The Rwandan opposition leader, Victoire Ingabire, sentenced to 15 years in prison over charges including involvement in terrorism, has appealed to the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) based in Arusha, Tanzania, APA learns here Friday. Ingabire, a Hutu who had tried in vain to be a  more...

October 24, 2014 at 1:15 pm UTC

Glitches mar Botswana elections

Botswana's general elections on Friday were marred by complaints from a number of registered voters who claimed that their names did not appear on the voters' roll. In Lobatse, about 75 kilometres from the capital Gaborone, almost all the polling stations visited by APA confirmed that some voters' names did  more...

October 24, 2014 at 12:58 pm UTC

Nigerian labour unions decry removal of wages from exclusive list

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday described the removal of wages from the Exclusive List by the National Assembly as ‘wicked, ridiculous, condemnable and treacherous'. In separate statements issued by the NLC and the TUC, they said that such a step was  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:16 am UTC

S/Africa scales up Ebola prevention measures

Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Jeff Radebe said Friday that the South African government has placed the necessary measures to prevent Ebola from entering and spreading around the country.Addressing media on the outcome of a Cabinet meeting, Radebe said surveillance at all ports of entry had  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:07 am UTC

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