US rhino shooter ‘not welcomed’ in Botswana

US rhino shooter ‘not welcomed’ in Botswana

The government in Gaborone on Friday said it notes with alarm a CNN documentary portraying an American hunter, Corey Knowlton, shooting one of the world's most endangered species, a ...

Liberia monitors Ebola crisis in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Liberia monitors Ebola crisis in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Liberian health authorities are monitoring the Ebola situation in neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone to prevent a resurgence of the virus in Liberia, a top government disclosed on ...

Ugandan: Four civilians killed in soldier’s murder suicide

Ugandan: Four civilians killed in soldier’s murder suicide

A Ugandan soldier has shot dead four civilians before killing himself, the army in Kampala confirmed on Friday.According to a statement from the Ugandan army, the incident happened ...

Uganda rounds up over 20 suspected illegal immigrants

Uganda rounds up over 20 suspected illegal immigrants

Uganda's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rounded up over 20 illegal foreign workers in Kampala during an impromptu operation on Friday morning. A majority of those rounded up were ...

Ugandan receives more Burundian refugees as crisis persist

Ugandan receives more Burundian refugees as crisis persist

More refugees fleeing the Burundi crisis are continuing to cross into Uganda, APA learns here Friday. According to the head of refugee protection in the office of the Uganda Prime ...

UN envoy urges Liberians to reciprocate Ebola resilience to UNMIL drawdown

UN envoy urges Liberians to reciprocate Ebola resilience to UNMIL drawdown

--The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Karin Landgren, has urged Liberians to reciprocate the ...

MSF raises the alarm of humanitarian situation in South Sudan as conflict escalates

MSF raises the alarm of humanitarian situation in South Sudan as conflict escalates

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical ...

Senegal receives healthcare items from Morocco

Senegalese President, Macky Sall has received ten tons of drugs and medical devices from Morocco's visiting King Mohammed VI, APA can report Friday. “The donation from Morocco is a gesture of solidarity with the people of Senegal. It is beneficial for our country's health system and will strengthen our universal health insurance policy,� Health Minister, Pr. Eva Marie Coll Seck said shortly after the ...

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US rhino shooter ‘not welcomed’ in Botswana

The government in Gaborone on Friday said it notes with alarm a CNN documentary portraying an American hunter, Corey Knowlton, shooting one of the world's most endangered species, a black rhino, in Namibia and declared that the shooter was not welcomed to visit Botswana."Mr. Knowlton, whose actions and unconvincing attempts to justify them, is not welcome in Botswana," a statement by the government declared. ...

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Nigeria: Outgoing First Lady pledges to work with incoming First Lady

Nigeria's outgoing First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has pledged to work with the wife of the President-elect, Aisha Buhari, to improve the lives of women across the country. Inaugurating the Defence and Police Officer's Wives Association's (DEPOWA) skills and acquisition centre in Abuja on Thursday, Mrs. Jonathan thanked other women associations for their role in uplifting Nigerian women. “I thank you, ...

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S/Leone: Health minister to champion African disease control council

Sierra Leone`s Health Minister, Dr Abu Bakarr Fofanah, has been appointed to chair a committee charged with the setting up of the proposed African Centers for Disease Control (ACDC), the government said Friday.The Ministry of Health and Sanitation, in a dispatch said the decision was taken at meeting on the margins of the World Health Assembly (WHA) drawing to a close in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr Fofanah will ...

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Botswana: Newly built power station safe – official

It is highly unlikely for Botswana's newly built Morupule B Power Plant which was constructed by the China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC) to explode, Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), Executive Jacob Raleru said on Friday.Addressing a press conference Raleru said Morupule B has functional protection devices employed to prevent explosions. Raleru said the plant undergoes periodic inspections ...

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Nigerian Police announce arrest of suspected members of street gangsters

The Police Command in Kaduna State in northern Nigeria announced the arrest of 16 suspected members of `Sara-Suka' group that attacked Rigasa Community in Kaduna and killed one person. Sara-Suka is a notorious street gangsters that terrorise communities in broad daylight usually without provocation. The Commissioner of Police, Umar Shehu, told journalists on Thursday in Kaduna that the suspects had attacked ...

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Liberia monitors Ebola crisis in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Liberian health authorities are monitoring the Ebola situation in neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone to prevent a resurgence of the virus in Liberia, a top government disclosed on Friday. Tolbert Nyenswah, the Head of the Incident Management (IMS) System, said the IMS is focusing on strengthening cross-border surveillance, monitoring of border teams and supporting community engagement along the borders to ...

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Ugandan: Four civilians killed in soldier’s murder suicide

A Ugandan soldier has shot dead four civilians before killing himself, the army in Kampala confirmed on Friday.According to a statement from the Ugandan army, the incident happened in the northeastern district of Kaabong on Thursday. The shooting also left seven people injured. The soldier who was not named was reported to have returned from combat operation. The murder suicide comes against the backdrop of ...

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S/Leone: State of Emergency in force -official

A Sierra Leone government spokesman has on Friday said President Ernest Bai Koroma had no intention of ending the prevailing state of health emergency until the Ebola virus disease was contained.Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Mr Theo Nicol, said everyone, including the President, was fed up with the fight against the virus. He also said despite everything the government had done, people ...

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Tanzania: UNICEF assists Burundian refugees hit by cholera outbreak

- The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced it has launched a relief operation to respond to the cholera epidemic which has affected 50,000 Burundian refugees settled in a remote area of Tanzania, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. UNICEF said in a statement issued Thursday that it was sending supplies and equipment for the treatment of cholera cases and that it was working closely with partners on both ...

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