Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post on Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province ...

Boko Haram insurgents kill 100 people, seize Nigerian town

Boko Haram insurgents kill 100 people, seize Nigerian town

Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a north-eastern town left undefended by Nigeria's military, according to a civil ...

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 ...

Sirleaf urges security to help fight against Ebola

Sirleaf urges security to help fight against Ebola

The Liberian leader urged security personnel in the various communities to compel patients to seek medical attention as a way of combating the Ebola virus.The Liberian leader spoke ...

Zuma readies mediation mission to Middle East

Zuma readies mediation mission to Middle East

President Jacob Zuma is to send a special delegation to Israel and Palestine to convey South Africa's concern at the escalating violence which has killed hundreds of Palestinians ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post on Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighbouring Libya. Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called it a "terrorist attack" on soldiers  more...

July 22, 2014 at 9:33 pm UTC

Zimbabwean court scraps controversial falsehoods law

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court on Tuesday scrapped a controversial law that criminalised the “publishing of falsehoods” that are deemed to discredit the country's security forces.In a landmark judgment announced by Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba, the court removed from the statutes a section of the  more...

July 22, 2014 at 3:45 pm UTC

Cameroon gets back seized airlines

The Boeing 737-700 of the Cameroonian Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co) which was seized in France, has been returned to the company, official sources at Camair told APA Tuesday.According to the sources the happy ending came after the payment of $1.4 million which the US-based Aviation Capital Group (ACG) had  more...

July 22, 2014 at 1:57 pm UTC

HIV infections drop among South African children

The rate of new HIV infections among South African children aged below five years has fallen over the past decade to 7,600 from 76,000, a drop of more than 90 percent, according to a new study published Tuesday.The study by the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation also  more...

July 22, 2014 at 10:40 am UTC

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