Nigeria to sign $7bn hydro power contract in October

Nigeria to sign $7bn hydro power contract in October

Nigeria's Minister of State for Power, Mr. Mohammed Wakil, has said that necessary arrangements have been concluded for the signing of a $7 billion contract for the construction of ...

S/Africa has reduced poverty among poor citizens, claims Minister

S/Africa has reduced poverty among poor citizens, claims Minister

South Africa has done well in reducing poverty and hunger over the past 20 years, thanks to social grants to the poor from the state, South African Social Development Minister ...

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 ...

Tutu recommends ‘Apartheid tactics’ to tackle ‘climate change

Tutu recommends ‘Apartheid tactics’ to tackle ‘climate change

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has challenged world leaders to adopt tactics used to beat apartheid to fight ‘Climate Change. The 83-year-old was among high profile figures ...

S/Africa nabs rhino poaching ringleader, nine others

S/Africa nabs rhino poaching ringleader, nine others

South African Polices Service's crime busters, the Hawks, have arrested a suspected rhino poaching ringleader and his nine accomplices for their alleged involvement in a string of ...

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 ...

Nigeria to sign $7bn hydro power contract in October

Nigeria's Minister of State for Power, Mr. Mohammed Wakil, has said that necessary arrangements have been concluded for the signing of a $7 billion contract for the construction of Mambilla hydro power plant in Taraba State in northern Nigeria in October. A statement by the special assistant to the minister  more...

September 23, 2014 at 11:04 am UTC

Khama threatens to sue newspaper over accident story

Botswana President Ian Khama has threatened to sue the Sunday Standard newspaper for defamation following publication of an article that alleged he attempted to conceal a road accident that occurred while he was driving alone at night on a private escapade.In the story headlined “President hit in car  more...

September 23, 2014 at 9:41 am UTC

S/Africa has reduced poverty among poor citizens, claims Minister

South Africa has done well in reducing poverty and hunger over the past 20 years, thanks to social grants to the poor from the state, South African Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Tuesday.The minister said this as the United Nations meets in New York City to discuss progress on the  more...

September 23, 2014 at 11:02 am UTC

Zimbabwe quarantines 98 over Ebola fears

Zimbabwean health officials have over the past few weeks quarantined at least 98 people who had travelled to Ebola-hit West Africa, APA learns here Tuesday.Harare City Council health director Prosper Chonzi told the private NewsDay that 84 of the individuals placed under surveillance had arrived to Nigeria  more...

September 23, 2014 at 8:19 am UTC

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