Zambian gov’t to unveil constitution finalisation roadmap

Zambian gov’t to unveil constitution finalisation roadmap

Vice President Inonge Wina has announced that the Zambian government will next week unveil its roadmap towards the enactment of a new constitution for the country after much ...

Botswana unable to hike civil servant salaries – VP

Botswana unable to hike civil servant salaries – VP

Botswana Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has indicated that the government will not be able to meet civil servants demands for higher salary increments, Gabz FM radio station ...

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 ...

Zambia: Former minister jailed for graft

Zambia: Former minister jailed for graft

Former Zambian cabinet minister, Maxwell Mwale was Friday convicted for abuse of office and sentenced to 12 months with hard labour.Mwale, a former mines minister in the government ...

Zimbabwe, Botswana agree coal transportation deal – Report

Zimbabwe, Botswana agree coal transportation deal – Report

Zimbabwe and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in the transportation of coal under which Gaborone will export about 10 million tonnes of the mineral per annum using Harare's ...

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 ...

Two Congolese judges arrested over alleged fraud

Two judges in the central Congolese city of Lubumbashi were held in custody on Thursday and later transferred to Kasapa central prison located in the outskirts of the city. The two; Nsenga Yoto and Bafe Bokwa, were arrested upon the instruction of the chief prosecutor of the Lubumbashi appeal court who  more...

February 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm UTC

Zambian gov’t to unveil constitution finalisation roadmap

Vice President Inonge Wina has announced that the Zambian government will next week unveil its roadmap towards the enactment of a new constitution for the country after much acrimony over the process in past years.A draft constitution was drawn up more than a year ago but disagreements between the government  more...

February 27, 2015 at 3:47 pm UTC

Botswana unable to hike civil servant salaries – VP

Botswana Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has indicated that the government will not be able to meet civil servants demands for higher salary increments, Gabz FM radio station reported here on Friday.Addressing government officials in Selebi Phikwe town, Masisi said the country's economy would collapse if  more...

February 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm UTC

Mozambique: Cholera outbreak spreads to flood-hit Zambezia

Governor of Mozambique's worst flood-hit central Zambezia province Abdul Razak, says a cholera outbreak has struck his region, with eight cases being diagnosed since Monday.Noormahomed said none of them have died of the disease so far but there had been 23 cases of serious diarrhoea among 16 children and  more...

February 26, 2015 at 8:03 am UTC

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