Malawi’s business community delays VAT collecting machines

Malawi’s business community delays VAT collecting machines

Business people in Malawi on Thursday obtained an injunction stopping the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) from implementing the newly introduced Electronic Fiscal Device machines.In ...

French officials rule out Tuareg in Air Algerie crash

French officials rule out Tuareg in Air Algerie crash

While some official sources blamed heavy rain for the Algerian Airline crash, senior French official said it was unlikely fighters in Mali had weaponry that could shoot down a ...

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 ...

Nigeria Football Federation sacks President

Nigeria Football Federation sacks President

Barely a week after the world football governing body lifted the suspension on Nigeria over interference in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the President of NFF, Aminu ...

Workers’ demonstration successful in Ghana

Workers’ demonstration successful in Ghana

The planned labour demonstration to draw government attention to harsh economic situation in Ghana on Thursday was successful according to organisers.In Accra the capital the Trades ...

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 ...

French officials rule out Tuareg in Air Algerie crash

While some official sources blamed heavy rain for the Algerian Airline crash, senior French official said it was unlikely fighters in Mali had weaponry that could shoot down a plane.An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an  more...

July 24, 2014 at 4:57 pm UTC

Zimbabwe media mourns death of two journalists

Zimbabwe's media fraternity was plunged into mourning Thursday following the tragic deaths of two young journalists.The fraternity woke up Thursday to news that freelance journalist Zecheaus Nemadire was murdered on Wednesday night while coming from work in the capital. His body was found by passers-by lying  more...

July 24, 2014 at 2:49 pm UTC

Malawi’s business community delays VAT collecting machines

Business people in Malawi on Thursday obtained an injunction stopping the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) from implementing the newly introduced Electronic Fiscal Device machines.In March this year, 2014, MRA introduced the machines to collect Value Added Tax (VAT). According to the lawyer representing the  more...

July 24, 2014 at 5:07 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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