30 donors pledges $4.43bn to Africa’s bio-economy

30 donors pledges $4.43bn to Africa’s bio-economy

Thirty donor countries have pledged a record amount of $4.43 billion for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday in ...

Burkina withdraws diplomatic passports from defectors

Burkina withdraws diplomatic passports from defectors

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has ordered the withdrawal of diplomatic passports from former government officials who defected and formed the People's Progress Movement ...

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 ...

DRC gov’t assists rail crash victims

DRC gov’t assists rail crash victims

A DRC government delegation arrived late Wednesday at Kamina, Katanga province in a bid to assist the victims of Tuesday's rail crash which toll stands at 57.The government ...

IGAD condemns Sudan killings

IGAD condemns Sudan killings

IGAD's Executive Secretary, Ambassador Mahboub Maalim on Thursday condemned the deliberate targeting of civilians during fighting in Bentiu (Unity State), as well as the 17 April ...

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 ...

DRC gov’t assists rail crash victims

A DRC government delegation arrived late Wednesday at Kamina, Katanga province in a bid to assist the victims of Tuesday's rail crash which toll stands at 57.The government officials have pledged medical support to those injured and taking care of the funeral costs of the dead. The delegation is made up the  more...

April 25, 2014 at 12:05 am

Burkina withdraws diplomatic passports from defectors

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has ordered the withdrawal of diplomatic passports from former government officials who defected and formed the People's Progress Movement (MPP) , sources told APA Thursday.In a statement published in the daily paper “Aujourd'hui Fasoâ€�, Burkinabe Foreign Affairs  more...

April 25, 2014 at 1:00 am

30 donors pledges $4.43bn to Africa’s bio-economy

Thirty donor countries have pledged a record amount of $4.43 billion for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday in Tunisia.The AfDB said the funding would support projects in more than 140 countries, including 54 in Africa to tackle a broad range of  more...

April 25, 2014 at 3:00 am

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi's Health Ministry said Wednesday it is optimistic of increasing the coverage of its disease vaccination programme as the country commemorates the African Vaccination Week (AVW) campaign from April 22-27.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said the government's immunisation programme was this year  more...

April 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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