B/Guinea, UNODC in joint campaign to end drug-smuggling

B/Guinea, UNODC in joint campaign to end drug-smuggling

The government and parliament in Guinea Bissau will hold high-profile talks with the United Nations' Office against Crime and Drug (UNODC) over combating drug smuggling and crime in ...

Seychelles holds competition policy workshop

Seychelles holds competition policy workshop

The Seychelles Stakeholders National Competition Policy Validation workshop held at the Seychelles Trading Company's (STC) conference hall by Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has just ...

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 ...

Kidnappers release former President of Nigerian Bar Association

Kidnappers release former President of Nigerian Bar Association

The former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Okey Wali has been released by his abductors, the incumbent President of the NBA, Mr. Augustine Alegeh, has ...

IOC lifts suspension threats against the Gambia

IOC lifts suspension threats against the Gambia

The Gambia received good news on Thursday as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it had lifted the threats of suspension imposed on the West African nation. ...

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 ...

B/Guinea, UNODC in joint campaign to end drug-smuggling

The government and parliament in Guinea Bissau will hold high-profile talks with the United Nations' Office against Crime and Drug (UNODC) over combating drug smuggling and crime in the country.Friday's meeting will come on the heels of a request by the Bissau Guinean authorities for the UN agency to  more...

October 24, 2014 at 4:47 pm UTC

Glitches mar Botswana elections

Botswana's general elections on Friday were marred by complaints from a number of registered voters who claimed that their names did not appear on the voters' roll. In Lobatse, about 75 kilometres from the capital Gaborone, almost all the polling stations visited by APA confirmed that some voters' names did  more...

October 24, 2014 at 12:58 pm UTC

Seychelles holds competition policy workshop

The Seychelles Stakeholders National Competition Policy Validation workshop held at the Seychelles Trading Company's (STC) conference hall by Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has just ended on Friday.The meeting was facilitated by the chairman of the Competition Commission from the Common Market for Eastern and  more...

October 24, 2014 at 4:29 pm UTC

S/Africa scales up Ebola prevention measures

Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Jeff Radebe said Friday that the South African government has placed the necessary measures to prevent Ebola from entering and spreading around the country.Addressing media on the outcome of a Cabinet meeting, Radebe said surveillance at all ports of entry had  more...

October 24, 2014 at 11:07 am UTC

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