Ruling party official among three killed in Burundi flare-up

Ruling party official among three killed in Burundi flare-up

Three people, including a senior member of the ruling party, were killed on Sunday night in the latest upsurge of violence in Bujumbura, eyewitnesses claimed.The ruling party ...

Brazil to endorse air accord with Mozambique

Brazil to endorse air accord with Mozambique

Brazil's Foreign Relations and National Defence Committee, has said the Brazilian Parliament will on Thursday endorse an air accord with Mozambique.Reports monitored by APA on ...

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

The African Governance Platform's Clusters on Constitutionalism and Rule of Law and Human Rights and Transitional Justice, is being convened in Algiers, the Algerian capital, the AU ...

Ugandan troops in S/Sudan ‘to stay

Ugandan troops in S/Sudan ‘to stay

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Juba has said Uganda will not withdraw all its troops from South Sudan as stated in the recent peace agreement. In provisions of the new ...

Egypt: Trading session closes at $1.25bn on Monday

Egypt: Trading session closes at $1.25bn on Monday

Egypt's market capital gained on Monday LE9.79 million (US$1.25 billion), hitting LE447.74 billion, compared to LE437.95 billion on Sunday.This was after Italy's Eni announced a ...

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 ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Ugandan troops in S/Sudan ‘to stay

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Juba has said Uganda will not withdraw all its troops from South Sudan as stated in the recent peace agreement. In provisions of the new compromise deal, all foreign forces are required to leave the country within 45 days. Uganda maintains an 8000 strong contingent of  more...

August 31, 2015 at 7:53 pm UTC

UN urges restraint ahead of C/d’Ivoire polls

The United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative for Côte d'Ivoire, Aïchatou Mindaoudou on Monday called on Ivorian political actors to exercise “restraint” in their remarks and to spare no effort toward maintaining a peaceful electoral environment 55 days ahead of the presidential  more...

August 31, 2015 at 8:43 pm UTC

Nigerian foreign reserves rise to $31.43 bn

Nigeria's foreign exchange reserves rose to $31.43 billion on August 27, 2015, up from $31.08 billion in July, 2015. According to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) data on Monday, the forex reserves declined by 20.65 percent year-on-year from $39.61 billion in 2014. Some market analysts explained that the  more...

August 31, 2015 at 8:33 pm UTC

Botswana misses male circumcision target – Minister

Botswana's Safe Male Circumcision Campaign has missed its annual target of 50,000 males, Health Minister Dorcus Makgatho is quoted as saying Tuesday by Yarona FM radio station.Speaking at the re-launch of the campaign in Maun in northern Botswana, Makgatho revealed that despite the campaign running for some  more...

August 11, 2015 at 1:50 pm UTC

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