Egypt’s premier mourns victims of North Sinai attacks

Egypt’s premier mourns victims of North Sinai attacks

Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb mourned on Friday victims of the North Sinai deadly attacks which left at least 29 killed and 50 injured late Thursday.“These extremists are ...

SADC warns of military action against DRC rebels

SADC warns of military action against DRC rebels

The Double Troika of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has warned that military action “is inevitable” against Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) ...

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 ...

US expresses concern about trial of Ethiopian bloggers, journalists

US expresses concern about trial of Ethiopian bloggers, journalists

The United States has expressed concern about the Ethiopian Federal High Court decision to proceed with the trial of six bloggers and three independent journalists on charges under ...

Uganda gets first UN digital early warning system in Africa

Uganda gets first UN digital early warning system in Africa

Uganda has become the first African country and third in the world to host the United Nations Global Pulse Lab, a data innovation hub, after its New York headquarters and another ...

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 ...

Egypt’s premier mourns victims of North Sinai attacks

Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb mourned on Friday victims of the North Sinai deadly attacks which left at least 29 killed and 50 injured late Thursday.“These extremists are provoked by the nation's recovery and the assumption of its regional and international position,â€� he said in a statement.  more...

January 30, 2015 at 12:44 pm UTC

SADC warns of military action against DRC rebels

The Double Troika of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has warned that military action “is inevitable” against Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) rebels after the group missed a January 2 deadline to voluntarily disarm and leave eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).In  more...

January 30, 2015 at 12:15 pm UTC

Ebola-hit countries to get $160m IMF support to reduce debt burden

The International Monetary Fund has pledged $160 million towards supporting Ebola-hit countries in their efforts to contain the disease, said Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the Washington-based Fund.Speaking Thursday at the end of her meeting with the Senegalese president, Macky Sall, the IMF  more...

January 30, 2015 at 11:43 am UTC

World Bank to give Malawi US$7m for Ebola preparedness

The World Bank is expected to give Malawi US$7 million to enable the southern African country to scale-up its efforts to prevent Ebola viral disease.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said Friday in the capital Lilongwe that the money would be used, among others, to buy protective clothing for health  more...

January 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm UTC

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