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ICC postpones Sudanese rebel’s trial sine die

ICC postpones Sudanese rebel’s trial sine die

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has postponed indefinitely the trial of Sudanese rebel Abdallah Banda charged with war crimes in the restive Sudanese region of Darfur in ...

Sudanese media focus on insecurity at oilfields

Sudanese media focus on insecurity at oilfields

Sudanese newspapers on Sunday focused on the insecurity around the country's oilfields with the Arabic language Alyoum Altaly newspaper reporting that an unidentified armed group ...

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 ...

Gambia govt warns against harbouring criminals

Gambia govt warns against harbouring criminals

The Gambia government has warned its citizens not to harbor criminals or risk serious consequences if they are found guilty of the offense.Interior minister, Ousman Sonko told local ...

Algeria: Ambush kills 11 soldiers

Algeria: Ambush kills 11 soldiers

At least eleven Algerian soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected Islamist militants in the east of the country.Sources in Algiers said on Sunday that Saturday's incident ...

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 ...

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 ...

ICC postpones Sudanese rebel’s trial sine die

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has postponed indefinitely the trial of Sudanese rebel Abdallah Banda charged with war crimes in the restive Sudanese region of Darfur in September 2007.A communiqué released on Sunday confirmed that the trial which was originally scheduled for 5 May has been  more...

April 20, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Australian tourist found dead in Zimbabwe

An elderly Australian man was last week found dead in his hotel room while on holiday in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo, APA learnt here Sunday.The Southern Eye reported that John Rodney Deyer, 66, was found dead in his room at a hotel in the second city Bulawayo. The paper did not however disclose  more...

April 20, 2014 at 11:20 am

S/Leone defends $600m losses in tax

Sierra Leone's Information minister, Alpha Kanu, has stoutly defended his government's decision to provide tax breaks which a new report blamed for the country's loss of over $200 million a year on average since 2010. Mr. Kanu told reporters in a press conference in Freetown on Saturday that the government  more...

April 20, 2014 at 10:00 am

Namibia attains polio-free status – official

Namibia has attained polio-free status following eradication of a nationwide outbreak, the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) reported Thursday, quoting Ministry of Health and Social Services officials.Nampa quoted the ministry's primary healthcare director Maggy Nghatanga as saying the ministry had managed to  more...

April 17, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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