I/Coast books place at FIFA Women’s World Cup

I/Coast books place at FIFA Women’s World Cup

Ivory Coast are the first African team to book their place at next year's FIFA Women's World Cup following their win against South Africa on Saturday.The Ivoirians won 1-0 on the ...

Botswana: Coalition causes poll upset

Botswana: Coalition causes poll upset

Preliminary results show that the opposition coalition is causing upset in Botswana general election with two of Presiden Ian Khama's two trusted senior Ministers of Minerals Kitso ...

Ebola fears in Sudan’s oilfields spread

Ebola fears in Sudan’s oilfields spread

Fears have spread in the oil-rich Sudanese state of West Kordofan after four suspected cases of Ebola were alleged among oil workers in the area, medical sources disclosed on ...

Sudan: Chinese oil worker frees after a week of captivity

Sudan: Chinese oil worker frees after a week of captivity

The Sudanese authorities have confirmed that the Sudanese security service managed to liberate the kidnapped Chinese oil engineer near Beleila oil field, West Kordofan, on Friday ...

AfDB pledges $7.7m to revamp health infrastructure in Africa

AfDB pledges $7.7m to revamp health infrastructure in Africa

Through a $7.7 million ‘Crisis Response Technical Assistance Project', the African Development Bank (AfDB) will fund the deployment of some 100 skilled health workers from across ...

S/Leone President speaks against isolating Ebola-hit countries

S/Leone President speaks against isolating Ebola-hit countries

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma said isolation of Ebola affected countries is tantamount to denial of the fact that the world is a global village."The focus should be ...

Rwanda’s football first division league’s 3rd match day fixture

Rwanda’s football first division league’s 3rd match day fixture

Following are this weekend fixtures for Day 3 matches in Rwanda's top division football league:Kiyovu vs Mukura VS AS Kigali vs Marines FC Espoir FC vs Isonga FC Gicumbi FC ...

I/Coast books place at FIFA Women’s World Cup

Ivory Coast are the first African team to book their place at next year's FIFA Women's World Cup following their win against South Africa on Saturday.The Ivoirians won 1-0 on the stroke of the second half during the third-place play off of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Women's Championship at Sam Nujoma Stadium. Namibia is hosting the eight team biennial women competition, at which the top ...

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Botswana: Coalition causes poll upset

Preliminary results show that the opposition coalition is causing upset in Botswana general election with two of Presiden Ian Khama's two trusted senior Ministers of Minerals Kitso Mokaila and Transport Minister John Suartz losing their parliamentary seats.At the time of writing the article, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) was leading with 9 constituencies followed by Umbrella for Democratic ...

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Ebola fears in Sudan’s oilfields spread

Fears have spread in the oil-rich Sudanese state of West Kordofan after four suspected cases of Ebola were alleged among oil workers in the area, medical sources disclosed on Saturday. The sources confirmed that two civilians died from an infection in El Muglad city , and two other infected remain in the hospital of El Fula, West Kordofan. They claimed that the cases were all showed symptoms of Ebola may ...

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Sudan: Chinese oil worker frees after a week of captivity

The Sudanese authorities have confirmed that the Sudanese security service managed to liberate the kidnapped Chinese oil engineer near Beleila oil field, West Kordofan, on Friday night.The Sudanese minister of oil Makawi Mohamed Awad told reporters in Khartoum that the engineer was kidnapped by an armed group in Kareem area, in the vicinity of Beleila, one week before. “Security agents managed to reach the ...

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AfDB pledges $7.7m to revamp health infrastructure in Africa

Through a $7.7 million ‘Crisis Response Technical Assistance Project', the African Development Bank (AfDB) will fund the deployment of some 100 skilled health workers from across Africa and the diaspora, the Pan-African lender said in a statement on Saturday. AfDB confirmed in the communiqué that it would as well support a scheme to supplement the salaries of over 2000 local health workers and would also ...

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S/Leone President speaks against isolating Ebola-hit countries

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma said isolation of Ebola affected countries is tantamount to denial of the fact that the world is a global village."The focus should be isolating the virus, not the nations," he said during a meeting with a visiting European Union official on Friday. Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia are the hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic which has also affected Nigeria, Senegal, ...

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Rwanda’s football first division league’s 3rd match day fixture

Following are this weekend fixtures for Day 3 matches in Rwanda's top division football league:Kiyovu vs Mukura VS AS Kigali vs Marines FC Espoir FC vs Isonga FC Gicumbi FC vsAmagaju FC APR FC vs Etincelles Sunrise vs Police FC Rayon Sports vs Musanze FC In the meanwhile, Police has taken the lead in the Rwandan first division football championship to claim all six points after two games. Provisional ...

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Tunisia beefs up security ahead of legislative polls

The Tunisian authorities have beefed up security presence across the country ahead of the legislative polls due to take place Sunday.The move came amid tense atmosphere following skirmishes between security forces and armed groups. On Friday the Tunisian armed forces carried out strikes targeting the positions of hostile armed groups active in the country. Ahead of Sunday's exercise, the Tunisian authorities ...

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Morocco: Health expert urges marshall plan against Ebola

Dr Raj Panjabi, a co-founder of the Liberia-based NGO Last Mile Health, appealed on Saturday in the Moroccan city of Marrakech for the establishment of a Marshall Plan against the Ebola outbreak. “The battle against the Ebola virus has remained challenging. It is as if there were only eight doctors to tackle the virus. That is why I am urging for a Marshall Plan to eradicate the epidemics�, Dr Panjabi ...

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Guinean students stuck in Gambia due to border closure speak out

Guinean students who came to spend the summer holidays in The Gambia have expressed concern over the closure of Guinea's border with Senegal. They said, the issue continues to pose challenges to Guinean citizens residing in the Gambia as they cannot access their country due to the border closure, as a result of the Ebola outbreak. Speaking in an exclusive interview with APA on Saturday, Ebrima Keita a ...

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