Egypt agrees to reopen Rafah crossing

Egypt agrees to reopen Rafah crossing

The authorities in Egypt have agreed to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Palestine for two days beginning on Sunday.The Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced on Saturday that ...

Kidnapped wealthy Mozambican businessman released

Kidnapped wealthy Mozambican businessman released

Police authorities in Mozambique have announce the released of a wealthy businessman, who was abducted last month in down town Maputo, APa observes here on Saturday.Private ...

Mozambique: Torrential rains kill five

Mozambique: Torrential rains kill five

Mozambican authorities have said at least five people have been killed after torrential rains pounded the capital Maputo before sweeping away homes and roads eraly in the week. ...

S/African minister welcomes arrest of 16 rhino-horn smugglers in Prague

S/African minister welcomes arrest of 16 rhino-horn smugglers in Prague

South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of 16 members of a rhino horn smuggling syndicate in Prague, Czech Republic.Molewa said on Friday ...

Mozambique oks abortion

Mozambique oks abortion

Mozambique has legalized abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies.The local media reported on Saturday that President ...

S/Africa welcomes miss world home

S/Africa welcomes miss world home

The sound of African drums and the singing of South Africans at the OR Tambo Airport welcomed the latest high achiever, Miss World Rolene Strauss, on her return home to a grand ...

Mozambique ruling party wins municipal by-election

Mozambique ruling party wins municipal by-election

Mozambique's Niassa Provincial Elections Commission, CPE, has said on Saturday the official results from the mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, ...

Egypt agrees to reopen Rafah crossing

The authorities in Egypt have agreed to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Palestine for two days beginning on Sunday.The Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced on Saturday that Egypt will begin allowing access to the crossing on Sunday for the return of stranded travelers and humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. The embassy which also explained that the temporary measure will end on Monday indicated that ...

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Kidnapped wealthy Mozambican businessman released

Police authorities in Mozambique have announce the released of a wealthy businessman, who was abducted last month in down town Maputo, APa observes here on Saturday.Private television station, STv reported that Mohamed Bachir Suleman, who had been accused by the U.S. government of being an international drug baron, was freed by his kidnappers on Friday. The station quotes Interior Minister Alberto Mondlane ...

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Mozambique: Torrential rains kill five

Mozambican authorities have said at least five people have been killed after torrential rains pounded the capital Maputo before sweeping away homes and roads eraly in the week. Maputo mayor, David Simango, who visited the affected neighborhoods was quoted by private television station STv as saying pople living in flood-prone areas of the coastal city would be moved to safe zones. "For those families who ...

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S/African minister welcomes arrest of 16 rhino-horn smugglers in Prague

South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of 16 members of a rhino horn smuggling syndicate in Prague, Czech Republic.Molewa said on Friday that the recent arrests of the criminals confirmed that the killing of South Africa's rhino for their horns was linked to international crime syndicates. “The government is therefore committed to continue working with our ...

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Mozambique oks abortion

Mozambique has legalized abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies.The local media reported on Saturday that President Armando Guebuza signed into law a revised penal code bill that eases prohibitions in abortion regulations, a move hailed by health groups. The new law specifies that abortions will have to be carried out in recognized and ...

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S/Africa welcomes miss world home

The sound of African drums and the singing of South Africans at the OR Tambo Airport welcomed the latest high achiever, Miss World Rolene Strauss, on her return home to a grand occasion led by Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula in Johannesburg on Saturday.The ever smiling Strauss, aged 22, with her blue and white “Miss World� band draped around her blue and white midi-dress, lit up her arrival ...

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Mozambique ruling party wins municipal by-election

Mozambique's Niassa Provincial Elections Commission, CPE, has said on Saturday the official results from the mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, gave victory to Zacarias Filipe, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party. According to stat-controlled Radio Mozambique, the official results also confirmed the accuracy of the parallel count undertaken by the Electoral ...

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Ebola virus discoverer visits Sierra Leone

The co-discoverer of the Ebola virus, Peter Piot is in Sierra Leone where he said Friday that the lessons learned from the West African epidemic showed that public health systems were weak. He also said addressing it required strong leadership. Dr Piot, a Belgian scientist and head of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, was speaking at a public lecture organized by the University of Sierra ...

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Ghana’s Mahama calls for unity in ruling NDC

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama who doubles as the leader of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the party members to exhibit high sense of unity, honesty and peace to enable it retain power in 2016 general elections.Speaking at the opening of the 8th National Delegates Congress at Kumasi on Saturday, President Mahama pointed out that with hard work the NDC would win the 2016 ...

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Liberians go to polls to elect senior senators

Liberians have gone to the polls on Saturday to elect the second batch of senior senators since the end of the civil conflict.The current batch of 15 senators who were elected in 2005, constitute half of the entire senate. Today's elections should have been held in the second Tuesday in October but were suspended due to the Ebola outbreak in the country. The polls which opened at 6 .00 a.m are being ...

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