Swaziland: Prison inmates stage riot

Swaziland: Prison inmates stage riot

Inmates at Swaziland's Big Bend Correctional Facility rioted on Monday after prison officials barred them from playing soccer, the Times of Swaziland reported Tuesday.According to ...

Zimbabwe press highlights ZANU PF factionalism, court break-in

Zimbabwe press highlights ZANU PF factionalism, court break-in

The Zimbabwean press focused Tuesday on claims that President Robert Mugabe was being misled by senior officials of his ZANU PF and the daring break-in into Chief Justice Godfrey ...

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 ...

Malawi MPs to table Ebola preparedness

Malawi MPs to table Ebola preparedness

Members of the Malawi Parliament are expected to discuss and look at the country's preparedness for containing the Ebola disease which is rampaging across West Africa.Parliament's ...

187 elephant tusks impounded in Yaounde

187 elephant tusks impounded in Yaounde

A truck laden with 187 elephant tusks was seized Monday morning at Yaoundé Airport's forest and wildlife station, reports say.The cargo apparently set for export was hidden in the ...

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 ...

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 MPs to table Ebola preparedness

Members of the Malawi Parliament are expected to discuss and look at the country's preparedness for containing the Ebola disease which is rampaging across West Africa.Parliament's Health Committee Chairperson Juliana Lunguzi said on Monday in Lilongwe that the parliamentarians need to look at measures which  more...

September 1, 2014 at 7:20 pm UTC

Swaziland: Prison inmates stage riot

Inmates at Swaziland's Big Bend Correctional Facility rioted on Monday after prison officials barred them from playing soccer, the Times of Swaziland reported Tuesday.According to the daily, the inmates became violent and after prison officials informed them that they would not be allowed to play soccer.  more...

September 2, 2014 at 8:14 am UTC

Malawi eyes benefit from Africa consumer conference

Malawi Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) is set to host the 6th Annual Conference of the African Consumer Protection Dialogue to share best practices on the enforcement of consumer protection laws scheduled for 8th to 10th September in Lilongwe.CFTC Executive Director Charlotte Malonda told  more...

September 1, 2014 at 6:44 pm UTC

Zimbabwe to quarantine West African travellers for 21 days

Zimbabwe has intensified its surveillance measures for the deadly Ebola virus by introducing a requirement that all visitors from West Africa be quarantined for 21 days to monitor their health, Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa announced Thursday.Parirenyatwa is quoted by the state-run Herald as saying  more...

August 29, 2014 at 3:58 am UTC

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