Zimbabwe doctors call for strike next week

Zimbabwe doctors call for strike next week

Zimbabwean junior doctors will embark on an indefinite strike next week to press the government for a salary increase and better working conditions, their association said ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Zimbabwe doctors call for strike next week

Zimbabwean junior doctors will embark on an indefinite strike next week to press the government for a salary increase and better working conditions, their association said Tuesday.The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors' Association (ZHDA) said in a statement that its members would down tools starting next Monday  more...

October 21, 2014 at 6:40 am 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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