Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday

Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday

The Eid Al Fitr celebration, marking the end of the islam's holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated Tuesday in Morocco, official sources told APA.A statement issued by the ...

SA metal industry strike ends

SA metal industry strike ends

The nearly one month-long wage strike by workers in the metal and engineering sector who are affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), ended ...

Female Boko Haram bomber linked to Kano disaster

Female Boko Haram bomber linked to Kano disaster

Nigerian police on Monday confirmed the death of three people and scores injured at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mega Station in Kano, after a the ancient city ...

Malawi to host health financing Summit

Malawi to host health financing Summit

Malawi's Ministry of Health will organised a two-day national heHealth financing summit from July 30 to 31st to showcase evidence of costs associated with health and available ...

Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia, S/Leone over Ebola scare

Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia, S/Leone over Ebola scare

Nigeria's Arik Air has suspended flight to Liberia and Sierra-Leone following the first Ebola virus death pf a Liberian passenger at the Lagos airport last week.A statement by the ...

Malawi launches program to stamp out child abuse

Malawi launches program to stamp out child abuse

Forum for African Women in Malawi (FAWEMA has launched a Computer for Change (C4C) Child Protection short message (sms) program to eliminate all forms of child abuse ...

Nigeria to reward medalists in Commonwealth Games

Nigeria to reward medalists in Commonwealth Games

The Nigerian government has announced handsome financial rewards for any athlete who win medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland.According to local media ...

Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday

The Eid Al Fitr celebration, marking the end of the islam's holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated Tuesday in Morocco, official sources told APA.A statement issued by the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, said the lunar crescent was not seen Sunday evening and as such the month of Ramadan will complete its 30th day on Chaoual 1st, 1435 of the Hegira which corresponds to Tuesday 29 July ...

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SA metal industry strike ends

The nearly one month-long wage strike by workers in the metal and engineering sector who are affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), ended Monday.Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said the union had decided to accept the 10 percent pay increase offered by employers and that workers were expected to return to work Tuesday. About 220 000 workers in the metal and engineering ...

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Female Boko Haram bomber linked to Kano disaster

Nigerian police on Monday confirmed the death of three people and scores injured at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mega Station in Kano, after a the ancient city was hit by terrorists on Sunday.The explosion is alleged to have been carried out by a female suicide bomber belonging to the Boko Haram insurgents. She ha queued up among women pretending to be purchasing kerosene. The police ...

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Malawi to host health financing Summit

Malawi's Ministry of Health will organised a two-day national heHealth financing summit from July 30 to 31st to showcase evidence of costs associated with health and available resources.Secretary for health Chris Kang'ombe said Monday in the capital Lilongwe, that summit will look at possible ways in which to better address the health needs of the nation. "The participants will discuss the resources gaps and ...

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Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia, S/Leone over Ebola scare

Nigeria's Arik Air has suspended flight to Liberia and Sierra-Leone following the first Ebola virus death pf a Liberian passenger at the Lagos airport last week.A statement by the airline's Head of Corporate Communications, Mr. Ola Adebanji, said the suspension would be in force until further notice. The Liberian had flown into Lagos on a foreign airline from Monrovia via Lome in Togo. The statement said the ...

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Malawi launches program to stamp out child abuse

Forum for African Women in Malawi (FAWEMA has launched a Computer for Change (C4C) Child Protection short message (sms) program to eliminate all forms of child abuse practices.FAWEMA introduced the program in partnership with International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and Edukans Foundation to mount public awareness campaigns through mobile messages and other related promotional ...

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Nigeria to reward medalists in Commonwealth Games

The Nigerian government has announced handsome financial rewards for any athlete who win medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland.According to local media reports, any athlete who wins a Gold medal will go home with $7,000, Silver medalist will get $4,000 while any athlete who wins Bronze medal will get $3,000. The reports said that the financial package was announced during an ...

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Ghana’s Mahama joins Muslims to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama on Monday joined Muslim community in Ghana to celebrate Ramadan for the first time in Kumasi the second largest city in Ghana in grand style.Speaking at the function, President Mahama congratulated all Muslims for going through the 30-day fasting and prayers adding that the one month spiritual exercise is very difficult task. He expressed gratitude to the various ...

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American doctor contracts Ebola disease in Liberia

The Medical Director at the U.S charity, Samaritan's Purse Ebola Center in the capital Monrovia, Kent Brantly has contracted the deadly Ebola disease.According to a statement from the Medical charity, Dr. Brantly is currently in isolation receiving treatment. At the same time, an American aid worker, Nancy Writebol who also works for Samaritan's Purse, has tested positive at the same medical compound, ...

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Arik Air suspends flight operations to Liberia, Sierra Leone over Ebola

Nigerian carrier Arik Air will on Monday suspend all its flight operations into Liberia and Sierra Leone until further notice.Arik Air spokesman Banji Ola told reporters on Sunday in Lagos that “Arik Air will be suspending operations into Monrovia (Li¬beria) and Freetown (Sierra Leone) effective July 28, 2014 and the suspension will be in force until further notice.'' “We are taking this impor¬tant step ...

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