Nigeria: 26 killed in latest bombings

Nigeria: 26 killed in latest bombings

Boko Haram militants have carried two separate bombings in northern Nigeria, killing 26 people and wounding scores more, eyewitness accounts confirmed on Monday. According to Red ...

Seychelles receives newly-accredited Chinese ambassadors

Seychelles receives newly-accredited Chinese ambassadors

Since Seychelles and China established diplomatic relations, this friendship between a small developing country and a big one has developed smoothly and become a role model, said ...

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 ...

Sudan cracks down on demonstrating lawyers

Sudan cracks down on demonstrating lawyers

The Sudanese authorities have cracked down on a mass demonstration of lawyers demonstrating solidarity for the Sudanese opposition leaders who were detained two weeks ago.Hundreds ...

Gambia inks €51.7m construction deal with Spanish firm

Gambia inks €51.7m construction deal with Spanish firm

Gambia has signed a contract with a Spanish firm, Isolux Corsán, and the Arezki Group, for the construction of a bridge on the River Gambia and road networks, at the tune of €51.7 ...

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 ...

Nigeria: 26 killed in latest bombings

Boko Haram militants have carried two separate bombings in northern Nigeria, killing 26 people and wounding scores more, eyewitness accounts confirmed on Monday. According to Red Cross workers on the scenes of the blasts, one bomb had exploded near a bus killing at least 20 people while another detonated at  more...

December 22, 2014 at 11:27 pm UTC

Eleven candidates to run for Zambian presidency

Eleven candidates have successfully filed in their nomination papers with the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to run for president in next month's presidential election called to replace the late president Michael Sata who died in October.Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda who is Returning Officer Monday  more...

December 22, 2014 at 4:28 pm UTC

Gambia inks €51.7m construction deal with Spanish firm

Gambia has signed a contract with a Spanish firm, Isolux Corsán, and the Arezki Group, for the construction of a bridge on the River Gambia and road networks, at the tune of €51.7 million euros, reports said on Monday.According to Standard Newspaper in Gambia, the multimillion euro project is meant for the  more...

December 22, 2014 at 7:51 pm UTC

S/Africa making progress in nuclear programme – Presidency

The South African government is making steady progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear-vendor countries as part of its nuclear energy-building programme, according to the Presidency on Thursday.“South Africa continues to make significant progress with various prospective nuclear-vendor countries  more...

December 18, 2014 at 10:43 am UTC

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