Top Malawi civil servant nabbed over “Cashgate” interference

Top Malawi civil servant nabbed over “Cashgate” interference

Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested the newly appointed director of Declaration of Public Assets Christopher Tukula for interfering with ongoing investigations into ...

Malawi press reports on Kamuzu Banda benefits claim, others

Malawi press reports on Kamuzu Banda benefits claim, others

The Malawian press on Tuesday focused on a benefits claim by the family of founding president Hastings Kamuzu Banda and denial by parliament's Public Appointments Committee (PAC) ...

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 ...

Botswana makes strides towards achieving MDGs – Report

Botswana makes strides towards achieving MDGs – Report

Botswana has made significant strides towards achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) although the level of progress varies from between and within goals, according to a ...

Botswana churches mobilise voters as polls beckon

Botswana churches mobilise voters as polls beckon

Faith-based organisations represented by the Botswana Council of Churches (BCC), Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana and Organisation of African Instituted Churches have agreed to ...

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 ...

Top Malawi civil servant nabbed over “Cashgate” interference

Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested the newly appointed director of Declaration of Public Assets Christopher Tukula for interfering with ongoing investigations into the alleged plunder of public funds popularly known as “Cashgate”.ACB deputy director Reyneck Matemba said Tukula was arrested on  more...

October 21, 2014 at 9:05 am UTC

Malawi press reports on Kamuzu Banda benefits claim, others

The Malawian press on Tuesday focused on a benefits claim by the family of founding president Hastings Kamuzu Banda and denial by parliament's Public Appointments Committee (PAC) that it was warned about director of Public Assets Declaration Christopher Tukula's criminal record before his appointment.The  more...

October 21, 2014 at 8:50 am UTC

Gambia: 20-year agric spending tops $150m

The Gambia government of President Yahya Jammeh said it has injected a total of $186,611,650 on nine agricultural projects since its advent in 1994.This was revealed by the Finance and Economic Minister Kebba Touray, at the recent launching of The Gambia Commercial Agriculture and Value Chain management  more...

October 20, 2014 at 8:49 pm UTC

No confirmed Ebola cases in southern Africa – Official

South African health authorities reported Monday that there were still no suspected or confirmed cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.“The outbreak continues to accelerate. According to the World Health Organisation, half of the nearly 5,000 cases occurred in  more...

October 20, 2014 at 12:13 pm UTC

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