Liberia Honors Late Ugandan medical doctor

Liberia Honors Late Ugandan medical doctor

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has conferred a posthumous honor on the late Ugandan medical doctor who died early July from the Ebola disease in Monrovia.At the Investiture ...

Nigeria, US seal deal to build 1,500mw of power plant

Nigeria, US seal deal to build 1,500mw of power plant

Nigeria and the United States have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a 1,500 megawatt power plant and the construction of other infrastructure to boost electricity ...

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 declares 48 hours of national mourning following plane crash

B/Faso declares 48 hours of national mourning following plane crash

Burkina Faso president, Blaise Compaore, has declared 48 hours of national mourning following Algeria airline's plane crash, reports said on Friday.An Air Algerie flight crashed on ...

AMISOM destroys al-shabaab camps along Kenya-Somalia border-Reports

AMISOM destroys al-shabaab camps along Kenya-Somalia border-Reports

Forces of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have captured a strategic militant training and planning camp along the Kenya-Somalia border, reports said on ...

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 ...

Liberia Honors Late Ugandan medical doctor

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has conferred a posthumous honor on the late Ugandan medical doctor who died early July from the Ebola disease in Monrovia.At the Investiture Ceremony to mark Liberia's 167th Independence Anniversary held at the Foreign Ministry Thursday night, Liberian President  more...

July 25, 2014 at 1:14 pm UTC

Airport downgrade, law amendments grab Namibian headlines

The Namibian press was Friday awash with news of the downgrading of Hosea Kutako International Airport, proposed constitutional changes delays parliament from going into a recess and the planned challenge to constitutional amendments.The main headlines included the downgrading of the country's largest  more...

July 25, 2014 at 10:18 am UTC

Nigeria, US seal deal to build 1,500mw of power plant

Nigeria and the United States have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a 1,500 megawatt power plant and the construction of other infrastructure to boost electricity generation in Nigeria.The MoU is a fall out of the Power Africa Initiative which was inaugurated last year by the US President  more...

July 25, 2014 at 12:53 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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