Nigeria: Press zoom ex-governor’s fraud money, re-opening of Halliburton probe, others

Nigeria: Press zoom ex-governor’s fraud money, re-opening of Halliburton probe, others

The UK sharing of fraud money of convicted Nigeria's ex-governor and the re- opening and probe of those involved in Halliburton fraud were some of the lead stories in newspapers on ...

Swaziland vows to make SADC delegates feel at home

Swaziland vows to make SADC delegates feel at home

All Southern Africa Developing Community (SADC) delegates attending the 36th SADC Summit hosted by Swaziland in August will feel at home away from home while they are in the ...

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Brazzaville, the Congolese capital has been confirmed as the next host of the eight Africities Summit of African mayors and local authorities in 2018. The Congolese capital was ...

Sierra Leone: EU signs €60m regional road contract

Sierra Leone: EU signs €60m regional road contract

The European Union and the Sierra Leone Government has signed a grant agreement for the construction of a major road linking Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Ministry of Finance said ...

Swaziland’s King wants idle farms to be utilised

Swaziland’s King wants idle farms to be utilised

Swaziland's King Mswati III has issued a directive that idle farms should be used to increase food production, APA reports here on Saturday.Delivering his speech at the official ...

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Young people in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa are getting bolder in determining what is best for their countries, a momentum which should be given further impetus, ...

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 ...

Sierra Leone: Abortion bill back on President’s desk-Source

Sierra Leone's controversial abortion bill has been sent back to the President, sources said Friday. The law which seeks to decriminalize abortion have divided the country as religious leaders opposed it for been against morality and religious teachings. The law was first passed in parliament in December and  more...

February 13, 2016 at 3:55 pm UTC

Malawi Parliament to meet for budget review on February 22

Malawi Parliament has announced that it will reconvene for three weeks in the capital Lilongwe for mid-year national budget review scheduled to start on February 22.Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya said Saturday that apart from reviewing the national budget, members will also discuss the much awaited  more...

February 13, 2016 at 11:52 am UTC

Nigerian bourse trades 1.4bn shares worth over $87m

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recorded a turnover of 1.407 billion shares worth N17.277 billion (about $87.6m) traded in 14,914 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange. The weekly report of trading activities released on Friday in Lagos showed that the figures contrasted to a total of  more...

February 13, 2016 at 1:43 pm UTC

Ghana: Medeama football club win FA Super Cup

Ghana's Medeama Sporting Club were on Sunday evening crowned winners of the 2015 season Super Cup following a 1-0 victory over Ashanti Gold FC. The FA Cup winners put up a sterling performance to snatch the cup from the League champions in a match that saw the two teams displaying enterprising football. The  more...

February 8, 2016 at 12:16 pm UTC

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