Ivorian First Lady urges child-tailored ARV treatment

Ivorian First Lady urges child-tailored ARV treatment

Ivorian First Lady, Dominique Ouattara has appealed to the 14th edition of the General Assembly of African First Ladies that ended in Ethiopia for the establishment of an ...

S/Leone Ebola: Three arrested over double pay

S/Leone Ebola: Three arrested over double pay

Three people are reported to have been nabbed by Sierra Leone's Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for attempting to receive payment twice.The National Ebola Response Center (NERC) ...

Nigerian media focus on insurgency, election, others

Nigerian media focus on insurgency, election, others

American and Iranian offers of assistance to boost the war against Boko Haram, and the Permanent Voter Cards controversy were major stories in Nigerian newspapers on Sunday. The ...

Boko Haram launch fresh Maiduguri offensive

Boko Haram launch fresh Maiduguri offensive

Heavily armed units of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have besieged the city of Maiduguri where gunshots and a series of explosions were heard on Saturday evening. Witnesses ...

Somalia: Shabaab base targeted by airstrikes

Somalia: Shabaab base targeted by airstrikes

At least three missile strikes from unmanned aircraft have hit an al-Shabaab military base in Toratorow village in Lower Shabelle region, leaving dozens of insurgents including a ...

Egypt: Security checkpoints attacked, six injured

Egypt: Security checkpoints attacked, six injured

At least six Egptian army conscripts were injured late on Saturday when militants attacked three security checkpoints in North Sinai's border town of Rafah.Security sources said the ...

Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Three-day national celebration for the prestigious award conferred to the Gambia government by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is under way in the President's home ...

Ivorian First Lady urges child-tailored ARV treatment

Ivorian First Lady, Dominique Ouattara has appealed to the 14th edition of the General Assembly of African First Ladies that ended in Ethiopia for the establishment of an anti-retroviral treatment (ARV) tailored for children.The General Assembly was held under the theme “Reinforcement of the partnerships to eradicate AIDS by 2030 and for the empowerment of the women vis-à -vis their sexual and reproductive ...

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S/Leone Ebola: Three arrested over double pay

Three people are reported to have been nabbed by Sierra Leone's Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for attempting to receive payment twice.The National Ebola Response Center (NERC) announced on Saturday that the men were believed to be members of the Ebola Response Workers team. The NERC said they will be the first victims of the newly installed Biometric payment system for Ebola Hazard payment, a thorny issue ...

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Nigerian media focus on insurgency, election, others

American and Iranian offers of assistance to boost the war against Boko Haram, and the Permanent Voter Cards controversy were major stories in Nigerian newspapers on Sunday. The Guardian reported credible sources claiming the United States plan to offer Nigeria a more significant military assistance to fight Boko Haram after the presidential elections. The Leadership said that ahead of the formalization of ...

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Boko Haram launch fresh Maiduguri offensive

Heavily armed units of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have besieged the city of Maiduguri where gunshots and a series of explosions were heard on Saturday evening. Witnesses on Sunday said the militants have renewed their offensive on the city, a strategically important town in the northeast of Nigeria. According to residents, a barrage of gunfire continued across the town into the small hours of ...

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Somalia: Shabaab base targeted by airstrikes

At least three missile strikes from unmanned aircraft have hit an al-Shabaab military base in Toratorow village in Lower Shabelle region, leaving dozens of insurgents including a commander dead, the government claimed.Government spokesman, Abdulkadir Mohamed Nor Sidi told journalists on Sunday that Saturday's airstrikes destroyed a training camp used by the insurgents, and a house belonging to them. ...

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Egypt: Security checkpoints attacked, six injured

At least six Egptian army conscripts were injured late on Saturday when militants attacked three security checkpoints in North Sinai's border town of Rafah.Security sources said the militants are believed to belong to Egypt's most active militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis. According to the sources, the attackers had opened fire at the three checkpoints before fleeing the scene. Meanwhile the attackers ...

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Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Three-day national celebration for the prestigious award conferred to the Gambia government by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is under way in the President's home village of Kanilai.The celebration for the honour extended to the Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh and his government, for it effort in reducing hunger and undernourishment from 13.3 percent in 1990-92 to 6 percent in 2012-2014, has begun in ...

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Egypt’s leader wary of Islamists growing strength

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on satudray in his first national address after the latest deadly Sinai attacks "We are facing an organisation at its strongest".Egypt is in a "difficult, strong and evil confrontation" which will take a long time to be resolved, he added. He confirmed that some members of this organisation are now leading certain countries in the world. "Do you think these ...

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Ghana: Fans warn soccer team of complacency in quarter final game

Some Ghanaian soccer fans on Saturday warned the Black Stars to be wary of the Syli Nationals of Guinea in their crucial quarter finals game scheduled for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.Black Stars who are seemingly winning their lost support base back after beaten Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the group stage are billed to crash with the Guineans on Sunday and many soccer ...

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Sudan orders closure of writers’ union

Sudanese authorities have ordered the closure of the Sudanese writers union (SWU), the union confirmed on Saturday.SWU Secretary General Osman Shenger told APA that the ministry of Culture informed them via letter that it is revoking its license. Mr. Shenger said that the letter effectively means they can no longer continue their activities. He stated that the ministry attributed the decision to SWU ...

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