Mauritania: G5 Sahel countries unveil $15bn development program

Mauritania: G5 Sahel countries unveil $15bn development program

Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has unveiled a $15 billion development program for the group of five Sahel countries. At the end of the Sahel G5 summit held on Friday ...

S/Leone: UN chief dismisses suggestions of western plot of Ebola

S/Leone: UN chief dismisses suggestions of western plot of Ebola

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday dismissed suggestions that the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa may have been as a result of a plot by some western ...

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 ...

S/Leone: UN Chief reiterates commitment to end Ebola

S/Leone: UN Chief reiterates commitment to end Ebola

The United Nations will remain with Sierra Leone until its Ebola outbreak is contained, the Secretary General of the global body Ban Ki-moon said late Friday.Mr Ban arrived in ...

Sudan: Fresh clashes in south kordofan troubled region

Sudan: Fresh clashes in south kordofan troubled region

The Sudanese rebels of the Sudan people's liberation movements the North sector SPLM-N have reported fresh clashes around the capital of the south kordofan troubled state.SPLM-N ...

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 ...

S/Leone: UN chief dismisses suggestions of western plot of Ebola

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday dismissed suggestions that the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa may have been as a result of a plot by some western countries.Mr Ban, addressing a question in this regard in Freetown said there has never been any substantial evidence to such claims.  more...

December 20, 2014 at 12:30 pm UTC

Zimbabwe police get search warrant to probe ex-VP’s assets

Zimbabwean police have been issued with warrant to search companies linked to former Vice President Joice Mujuru as investigations widen into alleged corruption by the embattled politician, the official Herald daily reported Saturday.Quoting unnamed sources, the paper said Harare magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe  more...

December 20, 2014 at 5:50 am UTC

Senegal’s UEMOA imports for October drop

Senegal's imports of goods from UEMOA countries have dropped by CFA 100 million (about US$200,000) in October 2014, APA can report on Friday from the Directorate of Forecast and Economic Analysis (DPEE).These imports are estimated at CFA 7.4 billion in October 2014, less than CFA 7.5 billion in September  more...

December 19, 2014 at 6:49 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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