EU boost for Ecowas small arms campaign

EU boost for Ecowas small arms campaign

The regional campaign to curb the proliferation of small arms in West Africa has received a boost with the launch of a European Union-supported €5.56 million project. The project ...

Four African leaders poised for Dubai business forum

Four African leaders poised for Dubai business forum

The leaders of Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda and Senegal have confirmed a date with the Dubai Business Forum which takes place from 1st to 2nd October. Confirming the participation of the ...

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 ...

Dangote Industries to sponsor CNN Africa schedule

Dangote Industries to sponsor CNN Africa schedule

Dangote Industries has concluded plans to sponsor the ‘Facetime' segment on CNN Marketplace Africa.The segment is CNN International's show that offers a unique window into African ...

UNSC issues Ebola emergency appeal

UNSC issues Ebola emergency appeal

The United Nations Security Council has made an urgent appeal to world leaders to respond robustly to West Africa's Ebola epidemic by deploying disaster response and specialist ...

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 ...

EU boost for Ecowas small arms campaign

The regional campaign to curb the proliferation of small arms in West Africa has received a boost with the launch of a European Union-supported €5.56 million project. The project known as the “EU support to ECOWAS regional peace, security and stability mandateâ€� will strengthen ongoing regional efforts to  more...

September 18, 2014 at 10:36 pm UTC

Namibia’s ruling SWAPO rubbishes internal turmoil reports

SWAPO secretary general Nangolo Mbumba on Thursday quashed claims that Namibia's ruling party is facing an internal revolt from some senior members who allegedly want the outcome of the recently held electoral college nullified due to irregularities.The local press has reported that the party's Politburo on  more...

September 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm UTC

Four African leaders poised for Dubai business forum

The leaders of Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda and Senegal have confirmed a date with the Dubai Business Forum which takes place from 1st to 2nd October. Confirming the participation of the four leaders and several ministers from other countries in Africa, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry released a  more...

September 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm UTC

Malawi to host SADC Internet Governance forum

Malawi will host a three-day Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF).The forum scheduled for 17 to 19th September in the capital Lilongwe will increase awareness of internet governance issues in SADC member states. Secretary for Information Chimwemwe Banda said in the capital Lilongwe on Thursday  more...

September 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm UTC

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