Gauteng Province urged to lead S/Africa’s fight against xenophobia

Gauteng Province urged to lead S/Africa’s fight against xenophobia

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the country's richest province of Gauteng to take lead in the fight against xenophobia in the country. Ramaphosa, speaking ...

East, Central African nations beef up regional force

East, Central African nations beef up regional force

Several countries in the East and Central Africa have committed to raise a 5,000 man-strong force to be called the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF).The specifics of the force ...

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 ...

B/Faso, C/d’Ivoire align their preventive measures against Ebola

B/Faso, C/d’Ivoire align their preventive measures against Ebola

Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso are harmonizing their strategies against the spread of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which is raging in West Africa since the beginning of the year; ...

French, European forces resolve to pacify Bangui

French, European forces resolve to pacify Bangui

The high command of the Sangaris and Eufor-RCA forces have pledged to remain in Bangui and restore peace there despite attacks on their contingents.Twelve peacekeeper were injured ...

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 ...

Gauteng Province urged to lead S/Africa’s fight against xenophobia

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the country's richest province of Gauteng to take lead in the fight against xenophobia in the country. Ramaphosa, speaking at the Gauteng Provincial Social Cohesion Summit in Boksburg in east of Johannesburg on Friday, said his government was investing  more...

August 22, 2014 at 8:51 pm UTC

CAR: Interim leader demands formation of new govt

The under-fire president of the transition in the Central African Republic, Catherine Samba-Panza has told her prime minister to form a new government on Friday in line with the terms of the Brazzaville forum.Ms Samba-Paza remained impervious to pressure from some groups discontented by her appointment of  more...

August 22, 2014 at 4:13 pm UTC

Nigeria’s Globacom launches Mobile Money service

One of Nigeria's leading GSM operators, Globacom Nigeria Ltd, has launched its Glo Mobile Money in Lagos.The telecom giant is collaborating with Ecobank, First Monie of First Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank and Zenith Bank for the 'Glo Exchange' launch project. The value of financial transactions carried out through  more...

August 22, 2014 at 1:08 pm UTC

Zimbabwe discouraging “prayer visits” to Nigeria

The Zimbabwean government is discouraging locals from visiting Nigeria for prayers and healing sessions from prophets as the country steps up efforts to curb a possible Ebola outbreak, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa said Thursday.Parirenyatwa said Zimbabweans should avoid visiting Nigeria for prayer  more...

August 22, 2014 at 8:45 am UTC

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