Over 300m Africans have no access to clean water-Expert

Over 300m Africans have no access to clean water-Expert

More than 300 million people in Africa lack access to clean drinking water, the African Water Association (AAE) said on Wednesday.AAE made the statement on Wednesday in Douala, ...

Gambia’s Jammeh names new press secretary-Sources

Gambia’s Jammeh names new press secretary-Sources

Gambian president Yayah Jammeh has reappoint Modou Saidy as Director of Press and Communication at the Presidency, APA has confirmed from reliable sources in Banjul on ...

Joint forces in Somalia free additional areas from al -Shabaab

Joint forces in Somalia free additional areas from al -Shabaab

The joint operation by Ethiopian defense forces under AMISOM and the Somali National Defense intensified its strike on the Somali Jihadist group Al-Shabaab, African Union Mission in ...

Ebola survivors’ proxy rallies support for prevail research

Ebola survivors’ proxy rallies support for prevail research

As community awareness by the Liberia-US Joint Clinical Research Partnership to find causes and derive medical solutions for health complications being experienced by Ebola ...

Kenyan, Tanzanian authorities launch man-hunt of elephant poachers

Kenyan, Tanzanian authorities launch man-hunt of elephant poachers

The Kenyan and Tanzanian authorities have mounted a man hunt for some Tanzanian nationals suspected of killing five elephants at the Tsavo West National Park, at the Kenya-Tanzania ...

FAO organises experience sharing on conservation agriculture in Lesotho

FAO organises experience sharing on conservation agriculture in Lesotho

The communications officer of FAO in Lesotho, Elisabth Tšehlo, said Lesotho's food security gradually declined in the last decades as a result of environmental and social ...

Concern grows for ‘missing’ Guinean journalist

Concern grows for ‘missing’ Guinean journalist

- Concern has been growing within the workers of the private media group Hadafo in Conakry, Guinea six days after their reporter Cherif Diallo was reported missing. According to the ...

Ghana: Disgruntled junior docs receive salary arreas

Aggrieved junior doctors who stormed the offices of Ghana's Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) on Monday to demand their salaries have started receiving their pay, APA learnt Wednesday.The doctors were owed 11 months in arrears and converged at the CAGD to demand payment, compelling Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Mr. Haruna Idirssu, to intervene. They were then assured by ...

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Over 300m Africans have no access to clean water-Expert

More than 300 million people in Africa lack access to clean drinking water, the African Water Association (AAE) said on Wednesday.AAE made the statement on Wednesday in Douala, Cameroon during the second stage of the Scientific and Technical Council (STC) and the Executive Committee of the Pan-African organization. “The main reason why a great part of Africa have limited access to the precious liquid is ...

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Hundred Mozambicans seek refuge in Malawi due to violence-Official

Some hundred Mozambican nationals are reported to have sought refuge in Malawi after sporadic gunfire by suspected opposition Renamo militias caused panic in the coal-rich ditrsict of Moatize in the northern province of Tete early this month, state-controlled Radio Mozambique reported on Wednesday.The Maputo-based broadcaster said the clashes had created a climate of terror in Nkondedzi, resulting in the ...

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Ghana: Ten-year jail for President’s would-be assassin

Charles Antwi, the self-confessed would-be assassin of Ghanaian President John Mahama has been jailed for ten years by a court, APA can report Wednesday. Several media reports Wednesday reported that Tuesday's incarceration of Mr Antwi came after he confessed to his intention of assassinating President Mahama as he worshipped at Assemblies of God Church in Accra. Atwi was charged with endangering the life of ...

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Ghana media on President Mahama’s would-be assassin

The media in Ghana on Wednesday focused on the jailing of a gunman who stormed the Assemblies of God Church, the place of worship of President John Dramania Mahama last Sunday, with the intention of assassinating him.He later confessed to the police of his intention upon arrest and was sentenced to ten years in prison on Tuesday when arraigned before a court. The Daily Graphic published a picture of Charles ...

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Rwanda: Ex official declared wanted by Interpol

Interpol has issued a so-called red notice for the arrest of former Rwandan ambassador to Ethiopia, Protais Mitali who is wanted by the government in Kigali over corruption and embezzlement of public funds.The notice published on Interpol's website on Wednesday states that, Mitali who also served as Rwanda's Minister of Sports and Culture as well as the president of the opposition Liberal Party is being ...

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Gambia’s Jammeh names new press secretary-Sources

Gambian president Yayah Jammeh has reappoint Modou Saidy as Director of Press and Communication at the Presidency, APA has confirmed from reliable sources in Banjul on Wednesday.According to the source, Saidy's reappointment to the post came after the appointment of Lamin Manga to Gambia Radio and Televison Services (GRTS). Manga, who until recently was the press sectary for President Yahya Jammeh, has been ...

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Joint forces in Somalia free additional areas from al -Shabaab

The joint operation by Ethiopian defense forces under AMISOM and the Somali National Defense intensified its strike on the Somali Jihadist group Al-Shabaab, African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Wednesday.In a statement on Wednesday, AMISOM said the joint force has freed additional areas from the fundamentalist group and 30 terrorists have been captured with their arms. Days have gone by since ...

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Ebola survivors’ proxy rallies support for prevail research

As community awareness by the Liberia-US Joint Clinical Research Partnership to find causes and derive medical solutions for health complications being experienced by Ebola survivors continue, the National president of the Ebola Survivors Network of Liberia has sent a rallying call to all Ebola survivors to participate in the Research.Speaking Tuesday at the Effort Baptist Church in the Monrovia suburb of ...

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Kenya begins registration of illegally acquired guns

Kenya's programme on registration of illegally acquired firearms across the country kicked off Wednesday in Turkana County in northern Kenya.The programme, which was launched by Deputy President William Ruto will regulate and monitor all registered firearms held by individuals. Those who surrender guns for registration will remain with them and will be paid a maintenance fee by the Government besides being ...

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