South South’s Kiir to join peace talks in Addis

South South’s Kiir to join peace talks in Addis

South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to join the peac talks taking place between the South Sudan's warring parties, senior official ...

Mozambique police nabs 13 over cholera disinformation

Mozambique police nabs 13 over cholera disinformation

The Mozambican police in the northern province of Nampula have arrested 13 people in connection with the murder of a health worker accused of spreading cholera, APA learns here on ...

Nigeria: Electoral body test runs card readers for general elections

Nigeria: Electoral body test runs card readers for general elections

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed that stress test be conducted on its card reader device in mock election scenario ahead of the forthcoming ...

Nigeria: Rights commission, CSO warn against politicizing security forces

Nigeria: Rights commission, CSO warn against politicizing security forces

The Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Civil Society Situation Room, a civil society organisation, have warned political parties against dragging security ...

Mozambique opposition chief renews threat to overthrow gov’t

Mozambique opposition chief renews threat to overthrow gov’t

The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama on Saturday renewed his threats to overthrow the government, if the country's parliament rejects bill ...

S/Leone reinstates emergency measures amid new Ebola cases

S/Leone reinstates emergency measures amid new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone government has reinstated measures imposed as part of the State of Emergency introduced to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic, Just weeks after relaxing measures ...

Mozambique pledges to improve lives

Mozambique pledges to improve lives

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi says his government is determined to find sustainable solutions to normalise the lives of citizens affected by the natural disasters which have ...

South South’s Kiir to join peace talks in Addis

South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to join the peac talks taking place between the South Sudan's warring parties, senior official confirmed.South Sudan minister of foreign affairs Barnaba Marial Benjamin told reporters in the capital, Juba that the president is just on standby and will travel to Addis Ababa once called. The South Sudanese rebel leader on Thursday called ...

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Mozambique police nabs 13 over cholera disinformation

The Mozambican police in the northern province of Nampula have arrested 13 people in connection with the murder of a health worker accused of spreading cholera, APA learns here on Saturday.State-controlled radio Mozambique quotes the head of the Lalaua district health services, Fernando Manuel, as saying the murder occurred on 9 February after a rumour spread that the victim named only as Paulino, was in ...

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Nigeria: Electoral body test runs card readers for general elections

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed that stress test be conducted on its card reader device in mock election scenario ahead of the forthcoming general elections.This is contained in a statement on `answers to frequently asked questions on the card readers,' signed by Mr Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman and issued to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. ...

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Nigeria: Rights commission, CSO warn against politicizing security forces

The Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Civil Society Situation Room, a civil society organisation, have warned political parties against dragging security forces into partisan politics.This warning is contained in a statement jointly signed by Mr Chidi Odinkalu, Chairman, NHRC and Mr Clement Nwankwo, Chairman, Civil Society Situation Room in Abuja, on Saturday. The statement said that ...

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Mozambique opposition chief renews threat to overthrow gov’t

The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama on Saturday renewed his threats to overthrow the government, if the country's parliament rejects bill establishing “autonomous regions.” “We shall govern in Sofala, Manica, Tete, Zambezia and Nampula provinces and we intend to demonstrate fair and transparent governance where nobody will be humiliated or suffer injusticeâ€�, Dhlakama ...

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S/Leone reinstates emergency measures amid new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone government has reinstated measures imposed as part of the State of Emergency introduced to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic, Just weeks after relaxing measures them.A statement issued by the Office of the President late Friday evening said due to recent increase in new Ebola cases, the President deemed it wise to re-impose limited number of passengers per vehicles. Heavy transport ...

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Mozambique pledges to improve lives

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi says his government is determined to find sustainable solutions to normalise the lives of citizens affected by the natural disasters which have besieged the country since last December, reports said on Saturday.State-controlled Radio Mozambique says Nysui made the pledge in the northern port city of Nacala, where torrential rains and strong winds in late December and early ...

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Nigeria: Press focus planned removal of electoral chairman, war against terrorists, others

The plans to remove the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), fall-outs in the renewed battle against insurgents and capture of more territories from Boko Haram, were major stories in Nigerian newspapers on Saturday.The Punch and many other newspapers speculated that the government on Friday further compounded fears that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral ...

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S/Leone assures over intercepted blood samples

Sierra Leone officials Friday assured the public over the reported interception of a massive volume of samples of blood serum at the country's airport.The consignment of 2, 592 samples said to be contained in 72 boxes of 36 vials were seized by security personnel stationed at the Lungi International Airport as it was been prepared for shipment abroad. They are said to be swabs from people infected by the ...

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Sierra Leone warns of fake drug in circulation

Sierra Leone`s pharmacy board Friday issued an alert warning of a fake anti-malaria drug in circulation in West Africa.The Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone regulates drug distribution and usage in the country. In a statement signed by its chairman, Mr Wilshire Johnson, it identified two batches of Arthemeter/Lumefantrine it says contained none of the correct active pharmaceutical ingredients. The statement ...

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