Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Three-day national celebration for the prestigious award conferred to the Gambia government by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is under way in the President's home ...

UN experts call for urgent response to floods in East Africa

UN experts call for urgent response to floods in East Africa

A group of United Nations human rights experts has urged the international community to rapidly provide all necessary funding and assistance to the Government of Malawi and ...

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 ...

Zuma to visit Sudan for consultations with al-Bashir-Official

Zuma to visit Sudan for consultations with al-Bashir-Official

South African President Jacob Zuma, currently attending the African Union summit in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), is scheduled to undertake a working visit to Sudan this weekend, the ...

S/Africa: No more SAA flights to China-Official

S/Africa: No more SAA flights to China-Official

Financially-challenged South African Airways (SAA) will stop flying direct flights to China starting in May due to unsustainable financial losses on the long route, Finance Minister ...

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 ...

Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Three-day national celebration for the prestigious award conferred to the Gambia government by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is under way in the President's home village of Kanilai.The celebration for the honour extended to the Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh and his government, for it effort in  more...

January 31, 2015 at 7:05 pm UTC

Angola pledges commitment to African peace

Angola has pledged to continue working for African peace and security, particularly in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.According to reports monitored here, Vice President Manuel Domingos Vicente reaffirmed the commitment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday during a joint meeting between African  more...

January 31, 2015 at 2:49 pm UTC

S/Africa: No more SAA flights to China-Official

Financially-challenged South African Airways (SAA) will stop flying direct flights to China starting in May due to unsustainable financial losses on the long route, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said said on Saturday.According to the minister, the move is part of a strategy to turn around the finances of  more...

January 31, 2015 at 6:08 pm UTC

World Bank to give Malawi US$7m for Ebola preparedness

The World Bank is expected to give Malawi US$7 million to enable the southern African country to scale-up its efforts to prevent Ebola viral disease.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said Friday in the capital Lilongwe that the money would be used, among others, to buy protective clothing for health  more...

January 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm UTC

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