Sudan: Bashir’s opponents slam restrictive decree

Sudan: Bashir’s opponents slam restrictive decree

The Sudanese opposition under the National Consensus Forces (NCF), has condemned a new presidential decree that does not allow parties to hold meetings without prior approval.NCF ...

African nations commit to delivering safe water, basic toilets and hygiene to their people

African nations commit to delivering safe water, basic toilets and hygiene to their people

LONDON, United Kingdom, 16 April 2014 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A group of Sub-Saharan African leaders have pledged to work harder to reach 325 million people on the continent ...

Nigeria press zoom violence, abduction of 100 school girls…

Nigeria press zoom violence, abduction of 100 school girls…

Newspapers, radio and television stations woke the nation up on Wednesday with gory stories of latest activities of insurgents, including the abduction of 100 secondary school ...

Nigeria police confirm attack, abduction of school girls

Nigeria police confirm attack, abduction of school girls

The Borno State Police Commissioner Lawal Tanko has confirmed that the gunmen who attacked Chibok town in Borno State in northern Nigeria on Tuesday were Boko Haram members ...

Burkina miners gear for Canada fair

Burkina miners gear for Canada fair

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burkina Faso will take part in the International mineral fair scheduled for 11-14 May in Vancouver, Canada , structures' officials told APA ...

Sudan again raises border dispute with Egypt

Sudan again raises border dispute with Egypt

Sudan has again lodged a complaint against Egypt with the United Nations over the disputed Halayeb triangle area, Sudanese Defence Minister Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein has ...

Liberia: Ebola deaths rise to 13

Liberia: Ebola deaths rise to 13

Liberia's health ministry Tuesday announced that the Ebola virus has claimed 13 lives in the country, including 6 confirmed Ebola deaths, as of April 14.The ministry in a press ...

Sudan: Bashir’s opponents slam restrictive decree

The Sudanese opposition under the National Consensus Forces (NCF), has condemned a new presidential decree that does not allow parties to hold meetings without prior approval.NCF chairman Faroug Abu Eisa told APA during an interview on Wednesday described the decree as a “serious setback� to the political process. Under the decree which came into effect on Monday, political parties are not allowed to ...

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African nations commit to delivering safe water, basic toilets and hygiene to their people

LONDON, United Kingdom, 16 April 2014 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A group of Sub-Saharan African leaders have pledged to work harder to reach 325 million people on the continent without safe water and 644 million without basic toilets. Around 20 countries, including 14 from Sub-Saharan Africa, have promised to provide all citizens with access to safe water, basic toilets and hygiene by 2030. Sixteen ...

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Nigeria press zoom violence, abduction of 100 school girls…

Newspapers, radio and television stations woke the nation up on Wednesday with gory stories of latest activities of insurgents, including the abduction of 100 secondary school girls, the removal of fuel subsidy and the U.S. travel warning to citizens in Nigeria.The Guardian newspaper and many others Borno State is in the news again for the bad reason as suspected Boko Haram gunmen in unmarked Toyota Hilux ...

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Nigeria police confirm attack, abduction of school girls

The Borno State Police Commissioner Lawal Tanko has confirmed that the gunmen who attacked Chibok town in Borno State in northern Nigeria on Tuesday were Boko Haram members .Although the police officer did not give further details, but it was gathered that more than 100 Secondary school girls were abducted by the gunmen during the attack on the town. According to some eyewitnesses, the gunmen numbering about ...

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Burkina miners gear for Canada fair

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burkina Faso will take part in the International mineral fair scheduled for 11-14 May in Vancouver, Canada , structures' officials told APA on Tuesday.The event will bring together business suppliers of mining goods and services, Burkinabe delegation will stay in Montreal from 7 to 9 May. Thanks to the recent mining boom which makes ​​gold Burkina Faso's first ...

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Sudan again raises border dispute with Egypt

Sudan has again lodged a complaint against Egypt with the United Nations over the disputed Halayeb triangle area, Sudanese Defence Minister Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein has said.Reporting the Sudanese legislative assembly, the minister confirmed that Sudan had in the past filed several complaints to the UN Security Council over the issue but to no avail. "The case is still on the agenda at the UN, Sudan ...

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Liberia: Ebola deaths rise to 13

Liberia's health ministry Tuesday announced that the Ebola virus has claimed 13 lives in the country, including 6 confirmed Ebola deaths, as of April 14.The ministry in a press statement issued Tuesday said the newest suspected case was reported from Bong County in central Liberia which is also shares common borders with Guinea. According to the statement, this brings to 26 the total number of suspected and ...

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AfDB earmarks US$4.3bn for climate-smart projects

African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it would support 16 national and one regional Investment Plans in renewables, forests, resilience and transport in Africa, reports said on Tuesday.In its just-released 2013 Annual Report for its work with the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), AfDB said that more than half of the projects under those plans have been approved by the Bank's Board. AfDB has ...

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AU demands anti-terrorism coalition

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Dlamini Zuma, has advocated for enhanced inter-African cooperation to tackle terrorism on the continent.A statement issued on Tuesday in Addis Ababa by the Information and Communication unit of the Commission quoted Zuma as saying that terrorism needed to be addressed in line with African and international instruments. Zuma, who was reacting to the ...

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Gambian press highlight Briton’s trial, investment laws, others

The trial of a British man at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court on charges of common nuisance, the review and validation of investment laws and regulation dominated some daily newspapers in The Gambia on Tuesday.The Point newspaper reported that Reginald Thompson, a British, was recently arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court on a two-count charge of common nuisance and destroying evidence. According to ...

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