Nigeria to create over $1broadcast industry fund to aid digitisation programme

Nigeria to create over $1broadcast industry fund to aid digitisation programme

The Nigerian Government says it will float N200bn (about $1.33bn) fund to enable operators in the Nigerian broadcast industry to deliver quality services to their consumers and ...

Kenyan leader in South Sudan for IGAD summit

Kenyan leader in South Sudan for IGAD summit

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta left for South Sudan on Wednesday to attend the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) summit scheduled to be held in Juba.President ...

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 ...

Thousands demonstrate in Rwanda against controversial BBC documentary

Thousands demonstrate in Rwanda against controversial BBC documentary

- At least 2000 Rwandans protested Wednesday in the streets of Kigali, the capital, against the documentary "Rwanda's Untold story" that was aired early this month by the the ...

Royal Dutch Shell signs sales, purchase deal for oil assets in Nigeria

Royal Dutch Shell signs sales, purchase deal for oil assets in Nigeria

Royal Dutch Shell has signed sales and purchase agreements for all the Nigerian oil assets it put up for sale, following a 2013 review of its business in Nigeria.Royal Dutch Shell ...

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 ...

Nigeria to create over $1broadcast industry fund to aid digitisation programme

The Nigerian Government says it will float N200bn (about $1.33bn) fund to enable operators in the Nigerian broadcast industry to deliver quality services to their consumers and digitise their operations. The Chairman of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Prof. Herbert Orji, told the 10th edition of  more...

October 22, 2014 at 12:56 pm UTC

Thousands demonstrate in Rwanda against controversial BBC documentary

- At least 2000 Rwandans protested Wednesday in the streets of Kigali, the capital, against the documentary "Rwanda's Untold story" that was aired early this month by the the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), whereby they issued a petition to Rwanda's Parliament for intervention in the matter, APA  more...

October 22, 2014 at 12:45 pm UTC

Royal Dutch Shell signs sales, purchase deal for oil assets in Nigeria

Royal Dutch Shell has signed sales and purchase agreements for all the Nigerian oil assets it put up for sale, following a 2013 review of its business in Nigeria.Royal Dutch Shell has signed sales and purchase agreements for all the Nigerian oil assets it put up for sale, following a 2013 review of its  more...

October 22, 2014 at 12:40 pm UTC

Mozambican province registers drop in AIDS-related deaths

At least 78 people died of AIDS-related illnesses in the central Mozambican province of Manica during the first nine months of the year, APA learnt here Wednesday.According to the state-run Radio Mozambique, this represents a reduction of 36 deaths when compared to the same period in 2013 when 114 people  more...

October 22, 2014 at 12:11 pm UTC

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