UN aid worker shot in Kenya refugee camp

UN aid worker shot in Kenya refugee camp

A UN aid worker was shot and seriously injured when gunmen hijacked a United Nations vehicle in Dadaab Refugee Camp near the Somali border on Wednesday morning.The UN Refugee ...

Measles, others dominate Ghanaian press

Measles, others dominate Ghanaian press

Ghanaian newspapers on Wednesday gave prominence to headlines about no case of measle-related death in Ghana for the past ten years, stern warning from the newly elected opposition ...

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 ...

Seychelles marks 20 years of consumer protection

Seychelles marks 20 years of consumer protection

Seychelles' principal secretary for Finance and Trade Patrick Payet on Wednesday called on all concerned to recognise and observe consumer rights in all transactions.Mr Payet was ...

Kenya to slash money transfer cost

Kenya to slash money transfer cost

The Kenyan government will work with banks to reduce the cost of sending money back home for Kenyans in the Diaspora, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. “The technology is ...

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 ...

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 ...

UN aid worker shot in Kenya refugee camp

A UN aid worker was shot and seriously injured when gunmen hijacked a United Nations vehicle in Dadaab Refugee Camp near the Somali border on Wednesday morning.The UN Refugee Agency-UNHCR deputy country representative Abel Mbilinyi said that the attack injured a UN official who has been airlifted to Nairobi  more...

April 23, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Two Mozambican soldiers killed in Renamo ambush

Two Mozambican soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected Renamo militants in the central district of Gorongosa, private television station STv reported Wednesday.The station said government forces on Tuesday attacked a Renamo base at Nhaulunga in the Mucoza area after receiving intelligence that  more...

April 23, 2014 at 12:23 pm

Seychelles marks 20 years of consumer protection

Seychelles' principal secretary for Finance and Trade Patrick Payet on Wednesday called on all concerned to recognise and observe consumer rights in all transactions.Mr Payet was speaking during the official opening of the National Consumers' Forum (Natcof) international conference, one of the key activities  more...

April 23, 2014 at 1:10 pm

Work underway for new US$100m S/African medical varsity

Work is underway for the establishment of a US$100-million comprehensive health and allied sciences university in South Africa, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande announced on Tuesday.The planned university, whose first development phase is from 2014 to 2019, would be incorporated into the  more...

April 22, 2014 at 6:09 pm

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