Morocco local elections turnout reaches 36.5 percent

Morocco local elections turnout reaches 36.5 percent

The turnout in Morocco's town and regional elections, by 5pm on Friday (local time GMT+1) reached 36.5 percent, according to an Interior Ministry statement.At midday, the turnout ...

Ebola: S/Leone quarantines whole village

Ebola: S/Leone quarantines whole village

A whole village, amounting to almost 1000 people, have been quarantined in the latest twist in Sierra Leone`s fight against the Ebola epidemic.The incident followed the death of a ...

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

The African Governance Platform's Clusters on Constitutionalism and Rule of Law and Human Rights and Transitional Justice, is being convened in Algiers, the Algerian capital, the AU ...

S/Leone: Minister`s acquittal, politics, and conational review dominate press

S/Leone: Minister`s acquittal, politics, and conational review dominate press

The acquittal and discharge of ex-Minister of Education, the presidential ambition of former UN official and the ongoing constitutional review process dominated newspapers in Sierra ...

President Mahama bids farewell to Ghanaian pilgrims to Mecca

President Mahama bids farewell to Ghanaian pilgrims to Mecca

President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana on Thursday night bid farewell to the first batch of Ghanaian Hajj pilgrims before their departure for the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Ebola: S/Leone quarantines whole village

A whole village, amounting to almost 1000 people, have been quarantined in the latest twist in Sierra Leone`s fight against the Ebola epidemic.The incident followed the death of a woman last weekend which set back the country in its countdown to the official end of the epidemic that began in May 2014. The  more...

September 4, 2015 at 7:05 pm UTC

Morocco local elections turnout reaches 36.5 percent

The turnout in Morocco's town and regional elections, by 5pm on Friday (local time GMT+1) reached 36.5 percent, according to an Interior Ministry statement.At midday, the turnout was 12 percent, the statement said. According to figures from the prefectures, provinces and towns, voting has progressed under  more...

September 4, 2015 at 7:46 pm UTC

BOA Benin suffers over 11 percent drop in profit

The profit of the Bank of Africa (BOA) Benin, a subsidiary of the banking group with the same name, witnessed a drop of 11.89 percent in the first half of 2015, APA learnt from the bank based in Cotonou.This profit was estimated at CFA7.624 billion francs on June 30 against CFA8.649 billion francs in the  more...

September 4, 2015 at 6:40 pm UTC

Botswana misses male circumcision target – Minister

Botswana's Safe Male Circumcision Campaign has missed its annual target of 50,000 males, Health Minister Dorcus Makgatho is quoted as saying Tuesday by Yarona FM radio station.Speaking at the re-launch of the campaign in Maun in northern Botswana, Makgatho revealed that despite the campaign running for some  more...

August 11, 2015 at 1:50 pm UTC

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