S/Africa: SADC media awards entries open

S/Africa: SADC media awards entries open

Entries for the 2015 South African chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open until March, Communications Minister ...

S/Africa raises salaries for farm workers

S/Africa raises salaries for farm workers

South African Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced an upward adjustment to the minimum wage of farm workers with effect from 1 March this year, APA has learnt. According ...

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 ...

Western nations condemn deadly attack on a Libyan hotel

Western nations condemn deadly attack on a Libyan hotel

The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Malta and the United States have issued a joint statement on Libya, on Wednesday, condemning the attack on the Corinthia Hotel in the ...

Zambian leader orders end to political violence

Zambian leader orders end to political violence

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has ordered police to immediately step in and bring to an end political violence that has flared up in Lusaka and other urban areas following last ...

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 ...

Uganda: 14 Candidates to run against Bashir

Sudan's National Elections Commission (NEC) announced on Tuesday that 15 candidates will run for presidency in the elections scheduled in April, including the president Omer Hassan al-Bashir.The NEC published the lists of candidates for all electoral levels and will begin accepting any appeals from the  more...

January 28, 2015 at 12:56 pm UTC

Zambian leader orders end to political violence

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has ordered police to immediately step in and bring to an end political violence that has flared up in Lusaka and other urban areas following last week's presidential elections from which he emerged winner.Lungu narrowly beat opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema in an election  more...

January 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm UTC

S/Africa: SADC media awards entries open

Entries for the 2015 South African chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open until March, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi confirmed on Wednesday.The minister launched the awards, which are aimed at encouraging journalists in SADC member  more...

January 28, 2015 at 1:54 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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