UN’s Darfur peacekeepers to wind up operations

UN’s Darfur peacekeepers to wind up operations

The United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is set to downsize its personnel by the end of March as a part of a gradual withdrawal from the troubled Sudanese ...

US hails new Mali peace deal

US hails new Mali peace deal

The United States Monday welcomed the latest peace deal between the Malian government and armed groups in northern Mali and invited reluctant organizations to join the party without ...

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 ...

Khalifa Haftar named Libya’s army chief

Khalifa Haftar named Libya’s army chief

General Khalifa Haftar was on Monday appointed Chief of Staff of the internationally recognized Libyan army, according to sources in Tripoli.Haftar was appointed by Aghila Saleh ...

Ghana presents 1,000 laptops for ICT trained teachers in basic schools

Ghana presents 1,000 laptops for ICT trained teachers in basic schools

Ghana has presented 1,000 laptop computers to 1,000 ICT trained teachers in basic schools in the Central Region, top government official said on Monday.Speaking at a ceremony 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 ...

UN’s Darfur peacekeepers to wind up operations

The United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is set to downsize its personnel by the end of March as a part of a gradual withdrawal from the troubled Sudanese region. UNAMID confirmed in a statement seen by APA on Monday that positions comprising international and local staff are to be  more...

March 2, 2015 at 11:50 pm UTC

Lesotho poll free and fair – SADC

The parliamentary elections held in Lesotho on Saturday have been described by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as peaceful, free and fair.A SADC statement on Monday said members of its electoral observer mission (SEOM) deployed to Lesotho to monitor elections whose results have yet to be  more...

March 2, 2015 at 7:28 pm UTC

Kenya: Pan-Africa project to focus on potential of fish trade

A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent's great potential for increased trade in fish, WorldFish, an international, nonprofit research organization, said on Monday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.According to WorldFish, Africa, a continent that is endowed with plentiful fish  more...

March 2, 2015 at 6:28 pm UTC

S/Africa: Breast cancer problem for African women –Zuma

Breast cancer, affecting thousands of African women, remained a serious problem and it was crucial that South Africa also gave the disease its utmost caring attention, South African President Jacob Zuma has said.The President said this Monday at the launch of the Warriors Walk for Cancer initiative led by  more...

March 2, 2015 at 10:52 am UTC

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