S/Africans cooperate to find loved ones in Nigeria

S/Africans cooperate to find loved ones in Nigeria

The South African government has received overwhelming response from South Africans whose loved ones were still missing a week after the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) ...

CAR’s premier urges institutions to work hand in glove

CAR’s premier urges institutions to work hand in glove

Central African Republic (CAR)'s new Prime minister, Mahamat Kamoun has urged the country's institutions including the transitional government and the National Transition Council ...

S/Leone streets deserted amidst lockdown

S/Leone streets deserted amidst lockdown

The streets of Freetown and other cities across Sierra Leone have been deserted after the first day of a three-day curfew to allow health teams clear away contaminated bodies and ...

EU Condemns isolation of Ebola-hit countries

EU Condemns isolation of Ebola-hit countries

The European Union (EU) said on Saturday that it would rather the world help isolate the Ebola virus disease rather than isolate the affected countries.The Deputy Director-General, ...

Ghana celebrates Kwame Nkrumah’s 105th birthday

Ghana celebrates Kwame Nkrumah’s 105th birthday

Ghanaians will on Sunday celebrate so-called Founder's Day to mark the 105th birthday of the first president of the country Kwame Nkrumah. The event will be marked with lectures, ...

Nigerian’s Jonathan commends Air force for establishing helicopter school

Nigerian’s Jonathan commends Air force for establishing helicopter school

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the Nigerian Air force for successfully establishing the international Helicopter Flying School in Enugu, south-eastern ...

Mosque for gays opens in Cape Town

Mosque for gays opens in Cape Town

A new mosque that welcomes gays and allows women to lead congregational prayers has opened in the South African city of Cape Town, APA can confirm Saturday.Taj Hargey, a Muslim ...

S/Africans cooperate to find loved ones in Nigeria

The South African government has received overwhelming response from South Africans whose loved ones were still missing a week after the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) guest house collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, APA has learnt.“Since the appeal made to family members to send photographs of their affected loved ones to the operations centre at the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, ...

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CAR’s premier urges institutions to work hand in glove

Central African Republic (CAR)'s new Prime minister, Mahamat Kamoun has urged the country's institutions including the transitional government and the National Transition Council (NTC) “to speak with one voice.”“We have reviewed the political context and the country's public finances and they require courageous and stringent measuresâ€�, the head of CAR transitional government told APA at the end of his ...

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S/Leone streets deserted amidst lockdown

The streets of Freetown and other cities across Sierra Leone have been deserted after the first day of a three-day curfew to allow health teams clear away contaminated bodies and identify possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus.By the morning of Saturday, the Sierra Leonean capital appeared like a ghost town as people and cars stay off the streets and markets after days spent stocking up on food and other ...

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EU Condemns isolation of Ebola-hit countries

The European Union (EU) said on Saturday that it would rather the world help isolate the Ebola virus disease rather than isolate the affected countries.The Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Development and Cooperation of EuropeAid (DEVCO), Marcus Conaro, said this is the time to demonstrate international partnership by giving all the help rather than sitting to witness the death of more people. ...

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Ghana celebrates Kwame Nkrumah’s 105th birthday

Ghanaians will on Sunday celebrate so-called Founder's Day to mark the 105th birthday of the first president of the country Kwame Nkrumah. The event will be marked with lectures, symposiums as well as inter-schools quiz competition and a cultural display. The Convention People's Party (CPP), founded by Nkrumah, Socialist Forum and cultural groups have lined up activities to mark the event to remember the man ...

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Nigerian’s Jonathan commends Air force for establishing helicopter school

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the Nigerian Air force for successfully establishing the international Helicopter Flying School in Enugu, south-eastern Nigeria.Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the first 42 helicopter pilots of the school on Friday in Enugu, Jonathan noted that the achievement has not only helped to boost the capacity and capability of the Air force, but that of the ...

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Mosque for gays opens in Cape Town

A new mosque that welcomes gays and allows women to lead congregational prayers has opened in the South African city of Cape Town, APA can confirm Saturday.Taj Hargey, a Muslim academic who spearheaded the idea of what he called an open-minded mosque said the facility will accommodate Muslims being “segregated by radical Islam�. Hargey who hails from Cape Town was quoted by several local newspapers as ...

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S/Sudan: Fighting continues amid negotiation delays

South Sudan Army spokesman said on Saturday that clashes had erupted again between the country's warring parties as disagreement between the negotiators in Ethiopia has led to the delay of the current round of peace talks mediated by IGAD.The spokesman of SPLA-Juba forces Philip Aguer told reporters that the clashes had taken place in the areas of Gongbaar, Doleib Hill and Duk Duk areas in the rich oil ...

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B/Faso’s Compaore to meet opposition-Official

Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, representatives of the opposition and the ruling majority, a source close to the Office of Communication of the Presidency disclosed Saturday.The source said President Compaore will firstly meet with the ruling majority and later with members of the opposition at the presidential palace in Ouagadougou, the capital as part of an ongoing ...

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S/Africa’s Kruger Park experiencing grass fires

A number of fast-moving fires have been consuming South Africa's world-famous Kruger National Park since Friday due to the hot weather conditions in the area, park officials have said.A run-away fire jumped over the border on Friday from Mozambique into the park, burning areas south of Olifants River, Houtboschrand, N'wanetsi up to Tshokwane. However it is now under control, the officials said. On Thursday, ...

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