Gambia: 20-year agric spending tops $150m

Gambia: 20-year agric spending tops $150m

The Gambia government of President Yahya Jammeh said it has injected a total of $186,611,650 on nine agricultural projects since its advent in 1994.This was revealed by the Finance ...

Nigeria loses over $5bn to oil theft every year-EIA

Nigeria loses over $5bn to oil theft every year-EIA

The value of the estimated 150 thousand barrels lost to oil theft each day-amounting to more than $5 billion per year-would be sufficient to fund universal access to electricity for ...

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 ...

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday declared Nigeria officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases of the deadly virus.Reacting to the declaration, President ...

Gambia to review environmental protection plans

Gambia to review environmental protection plans

The Gambia government through the National Environment Agency (NEA), has revealed plans to review and upgrade its national implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent ...

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 ...

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday declared Nigeria officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases of the deadly virus.Reacting to the declaration, President Goodluck Jonathan urged Nigerians to remain fully alert and vigilant against the re-entry of the Ebola virus Disease into the  more...

October 20, 2014 at 8:07 pm UTC

Somali journalists call for release of their detained colleagues

The Somali journalists union has on Monday called on the government to free several imprisoned journalists in the country following allegations of airing of anti government propaganda. Mohamed Ibrahim, the secretary general of the Somali National Journalists Union, said in a press conference that they are  more...

October 20, 2014 at 7:09 pm UTC

Gambia: 20-year agric spending tops $150m

The Gambia government of President Yahya Jammeh said it has injected a total of $186,611,650 on nine agricultural projects since its advent in 1994.This was revealed by the Finance and Economic Minister Kebba Touray, at the recent launching of The Gambia Commercial Agriculture and Value Chain management  more...

October 20, 2014 at 8:49 pm UTC

No confirmed Ebola cases in southern Africa – Official

South African health authorities reported Monday that there were still no suspected or confirmed cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.“The outbreak continues to accelerate. According to the World Health Organisation, half of the nearly 5,000 cases occurred in  more...

October 20, 2014 at 12:13 pm UTC

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