China gives Ebola preventive materials to Ghana

China gives Ebola preventive materials to Ghana

The Chinese government on Friday handed Ghana Ebola preventive materials to help the country prevent the outbreak of the viral disease.The assistance comes weeks after China had ...

RFI to launch Mandingo broadcast in Bamako

RFI to launch Mandingo broadcast in Bamako

Radio France Internationale (RFI) is working on an editorial project in Bamako, from which it intends to broadcast in the Mandingo language for the West African region, APA learnt ...

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 ...

Jubilation in Ouagadougou as Compaore quits

Jubilation in Ouagadougou as Compaore quits

The announcement on Friday afternoon of Blaise Compaore's resignation after 27 years in power has been greeted with jubilant scenes by residents of the capital Ouagadougou.The ...

Japan donates ambulances to Liberia’s Ebola fight

Japan donates ambulances to Liberia’s Ebola fight

- The Japanese government has donated seven ambulances valued at over US$ 400; 000 as additional support to the fight against the Ebola virus in Liberia. The seven ambulances ...

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 ...

China gives Ebola preventive materials to Ghana

The Chinese government on Friday handed Ghana Ebola preventive materials to help the country prevent the outbreak of the viral disease.The assistance comes weeks after China had presented a cheque of $800,000 to support the country in its bid to stop the disease from spreading. Presenting the materials which  more...

October 31, 2014 at 10:57 pm UTC

Jubilation in Ouagadougou as Compaore quits

The announcement on Friday afternoon of Blaise Compaore's resignation after 27 years in power has been greeted with jubilant scenes by residents of the capital Ouagadougou.The announcement made on a local private TV station was punctuated with the honking of car horns, whistles, vuvuzelas and screaming.  more...

October 31, 2014 at 8:12 pm UTC

Gambia secures $45mn loan from Indian bank for electricity expansion

The Gambia government has signed a US$45 million financing agreement with the Indian government through the Export-Import Bank of India, a press release from the Ministry of Finance in Banjul stated here Thursday. The agreement, which was recently signed in the Indian capital New Delhi, is for electricity  more...

October 31, 2014 at 7:17 pm UTC

Botswana sets up isolation centres as Ebola scare rages on

Botswana has set up some Ebola isolation centres in the wake of unconfirmed reports that a patient died in Pahalapye village this week, APA learnt here on Friday.Palapye district health management team has identified two isolation centres for potential Ebola cases at Khurumela clinic and Martins Drift border  more...

October 31, 2014 at 9:30 am UTC

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