Egypt to raise $980.04m in T.bills

Egypt to raise $980.04m in T.bills

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) on behalf of the Ministry of Finance is set to auction 7 billion EGP ($980.04 million) in treasury bills Thursday in order to fill a soaring budget ...

Rwanda’s third bond gets oversubscribed by 187 percent

Rwanda’s third bond gets oversubscribed by 187 percent

Rwanda's Ministry of Finance has announced that the third Treasure Bond issued this year has been oversubscribed by 187 percent, indicating the public's continued appetite for ...

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 ...

US envoy hails Mauritania’s role in the region

US envoy hails Mauritania’s role in the region

Mauritania plays a “very important” role in the region, the United States Under Secretary of State for African Affairs, Bisa Williamssaid on Thursday in Nouakchott at the end of a ...

Nigerian oil minister elected OPEC President

Nigerian oil minister elected OPEC President

Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been elected the first female President of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

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 ...

Liberia: Government bans visit to beaches on national holidays

As part of Ebola preventive measures, all beaches in the country will be closed to the public on November 29, police said on Thursday.Police spokesman Sam Collins told journalists in the capital Monrovia on Thursday that the mandate would be enforced to the letter and called on those wishing to go to beaches  more...

November 27, 2014 at 6:15 pm UTC

Gambian magistrate faces corruption charges

Gambian Magistrate Saikouhas appeared before Principal Magistrate of the Bundung Magistrates Court charged with two counts of ‘official corruption,' local media reports said on Thursday.The Standard newspaper on Thursday reported that Mr Fatty was accused of ‘corruptly soliciting the sum of D20, 000 (about  more...

November 27, 2014 at 4:40 pm UTC

Egypt to raise $980.04m in T.bills

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) on behalf of the Ministry of Finance is set to auction 7 billion EGP ($980.04 million) in treasury bills Thursday in order to fill a soaring budget shortfall.The T-bills were scheduled to be offered in two installments: the first valued at 1 billion EGP with a six-month term,  more...

November 27, 2014 at 7:23 pm UTC

Mozambique unveils cervical cancer vaccine for school girls

Mozambique's health ministry has launched a cervical cancer vaccine that will be administered primarily through schools in combination with community-based mobile brigades to target those not in schools, APA learns here on Friday.According to state-controlled daily paper Noticias, it was launched at Manhiça  more...

November 21, 2014 at 3:15 pm UTC

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