Press focuses on stoppage of arms sale by Israel to Nigeria, micro-credit, election dates

Press focuses on stoppage of arms sale by Israel to Nigeria, micro-credit, election dates

The United States stoppage of the sale of arms to Nigeria by Israeli, revival of micro-credit, insistence on the general elections time-table and the proposed supply of more weapons ...

Senegal reopens land border with Guinea

Senegal reopens land border with Guinea

Senegal has reopened its land border with Guinea (Conakry) which was closed on August 21, 2014 to protect the country against Ebola, a statement from the Interior and Public ...

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 ...

Malaw to publicise senior officials’ wealth

Malaw to publicise senior officials’ wealth

The Directorate of Public Officers' Assets Declaration in Malawi has set March 2 as the date to start allowing the public to access details of the properties of selected senior ...

Botswana: Utility shortages undermine GDP growth

Botswana: Utility shortages undermine GDP growth

The water and power challenges in Botswana will continue to cripple the country's economy this year, according to a market update released recently by African Alliance and seen by ...

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 ...

Press focuses on stoppage of arms sale by Israel to Nigeria, micro-credit, election dates

The United States stoppage of the sale of arms to Nigeria by Israeli, revival of micro-credit, insistence on the general elections time-table and the proposed supply of more weapons to the army are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.The Vanguard newspaper reported that the Israeli  more...

January 27, 2015 at 8:37 am UTC

Nigerian leader makes job pledge

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised to invest more in agricultural micro industries in order to create more jobs for the people if re-elected into office in February.Jonathan made the promise on Monday at the Metropolitan Square in Ilorin while addressing supporters of the ruling People's Democratic  more...

January 26, 2015 at 6:08 pm UTC

Botswana: Utility shortages undermine GDP growth

The water and power challenges in Botswana will continue to cripple the country's economy this year, according to a market update released recently by African Alliance and seen by APA on Monday.The reliance on troubled South African power utility Eskom and its possible power supply cut to Botswana and the  more...

January 26, 2015 at 7:36 pm 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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