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Egyptian poll: Submission of candidacies ends

Egyptian poll: Submission of candidacies ends

The Egyptian electoral commission tasked with organizing the presidential poll announced on Sunday the end of the exercise for the submission of candidacies for the presidency. The ...

No explanation for Gambia border closure

No explanation for Gambia border closure

The Gambian government has ordered the closure of its border with neighbouring Senegal but gave no reason for the move, APA can report.An anonymous official of The Gambia Transport ...

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 ...

Mozambique opposition wants October polls “tightly” monitored

Mozambique opposition wants October polls “tightly” monitored

The chairman of the Mozambique Democratic Movement, (MDM) has called on its supporters to “tightly” monitor the October 15 polls to avoid vote rigging.Davis Simango, the MDM ...

Zambian govt, opposition talks over constitution soon

Zambian govt, opposition talks over constitution soon

The Southern African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Conflict and Disputes (SACCORD) has organized a national meeting between the Zambian government and opposition ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

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 ...

No explanation for Gambia border closure

The Gambian government has ordered the closure of its border with neighbouring Senegal but gave no reason for the move, APA can report.An anonymous official of The Gambia Transport Union in Banjul confirmed on Sunday that an executive order was given for the closing of the border near the town of Amdalai  more...

April 20, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Egyptian poll: Submission of candidacies ends

The Egyptian electoral commission tasked with organizing the presidential poll announced on Sunday the end of the exercise for the submission of candidacies for the presidency. The exercise began on 31 March. Two presidential aspirants including ex-Defense minister, General Abdelvettah Sissi and Hamdine  more...

April 20, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Brazil’s Vale to unveil $3.1b Mozambique investment

Global miner, Brazil´s Vale has said it will announce $3.1 billion worth of investment project in Mozambique in June.The local media reported on Sunday quoting the executive President of Brazil´s National Economic and Social Development Bank, Murilo Ferreira as saying that the company aims to double  more...

April 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Namibia attains polio-free status – official

Namibia has attained polio-free status following eradication of a nationwide outbreak, the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) reported Thursday, quoting Ministry of Health and Social Services officials.Nampa quoted the ministry's primary healthcare director Maggy Nghatanga as saying the ministry had managed to  more...

April 17, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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