Malawi consumers boycott S/African shops

Malawi consumers boycott S/African shops

Malawian consumers have been boycotting businesses run by South Africans in Malawi in protest over the xenophobic violence unleashed against immigrants.Ordinary Malawians say they ...

Botswana: National cyber security project launched

Botswana: National cyber security project launched

Botswana's Minister of Transport and Communications,Tshenolo Mabeo, has officially launched the country's project to develop a cyber-security strategy, APA learnt on Friday.A ...

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 ...

Cameroon: Malaria accounted for over 4,000 deaths in 2014

Cameroon: Malaria accounted for over 4,000 deaths in 2014

The death rate for malaria remains high in Cameroon, with an average of 4,000 fatalities recorded in 2014, according to statistics published by the country's Ministry of Public ...

Botswana battles behavioural change to defeat HIV

Botswana battles behavioural change to defeat HIV

Progress made with regards to addressing issues of HIV/AIDS is impressive, but Botswana is still faced with a challenge of behavioural change, Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi ...

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 ...

Malawi consumers boycott S/African shops

Malawian consumers have been boycotting businesses run by South Africans in Malawi in protest over the xenophobic violence unleashed against immigrants.Ordinary Malawians say they are heeding calls by activists to boycott shops owned by South Africans in the country including the popular PEP, Shoprite and  more...

April 24, 2015 at 6:41 pm UTC

Troops surround opposition leader’s house in Juba

The Juba home of South Sudan's opposition leader Lam Akol has been surrounded by troops. Soldiers have been “blockadingâ€� Akol's house since Thursday evening but have given no reason for the move. Lam Akol, the leader of the SPLM-DC is originally from Upper Nile State which has witnessed deadly clashes  more...

April 24, 2015 at 5:30 pm UTC

Botswana minister wants buffer zone with Zimbabwe to stop FMD

Botswana's Minister of Justice Defence and Security, Shaw Kgathi says he has made the request for a buffer zone between the Zimbabwe and Botswana borders to prevent the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease, APA learnt on Friday.Kgathi said the proposition, which is yet to be approved, would best the solution to  more...

April 24, 2015 at 4:14 pm UTC

HIV/Aids remains a key challenge for Africa – Mogae

Former Botswana president Festus Mogae said Monday that HIV and AIDS remains a major challenge on the African continent.Addressing a group of former African heads of state in Pretoria, South Africa, at a meeting of the Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation Mogae said sub-Saharan Africa continued to be under  more...

April 20, 2015 at 12:16 pm UTC

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