Motorola offers public security techs to Cameroon

Motorola offers public security techs to Cameroon

U.S. firm Motorola Solutions has offered to provide Cameroon with high-tech public security equipment to monitor the country's cities, an official source told APA on Friday. Dubbed ...

Germany gives €13m to IGAD fund

Germany gives €13m to IGAD fund

The German Economic Cooperation and Development has announced a €13 million fund for the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) during a signing ceremony between the two ...

Gambia’s telecoms company to undergo organizational change – official

Gambia’s telecoms company to undergo organizational change – official

The Gambia government and the World Bank have reached a financing deal to implement a Human Resource Planning Audit and Strategy Development for the Gambia Telecommunication Company ...

Northern Liberia hosts training workshop on Ebola prevention

Northern Liberia hosts training workshop on Ebola prevention

-A two day Border Community Ebola Training Workshop aimed at sustaining the zero infection rate in the deadly Ebola virus in Lofa County in northern Liberia, has ended in the ...

Liberia: Ebola team targets1,500 to participate in phase 2 vaccine trial

Liberia: Ebola team targets1,500 to participate in phase 2 vaccine trial

A total of 1,500 persons are targeted to participate in the Phase 2 study of the Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccines in Liberia (PREVAIL), according to the Liberia-US Joint ...

OCHA calls for more humanitarian assistance to Horn of Africa

OCHA calls for more humanitarian assistance to Horn of Africa

More than 20 million people in the Horn of Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance as recurrent shocks including conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition and displacement ...

Maputo city council seeks US$18m for flood damage rehabilitation

Maputo city council seeks US$18m for flood damage rehabilitation

Maputo mayor David Simango says the city council is seeking US$18 million to rebuild infrastructure damaged by storms and flash flooding in January.According to state-run AIM news ...

Motorola offers public security techs to Cameroon

U.S. firm Motorola Solutions has offered to provide Cameroon with high-tech public security equipment to monitor the country's cities, an official source told APA on Friday. Dubbed ‘Safer Cities', the technologies are meant to connect “police officers, the center against crime operating on real time, the next generation of patrol vehicles and the integrated multimedia communication center.� Motorola ...

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Germany gives €13m to IGAD fund

The German Economic Cooperation and Development has announced a €13 million fund for the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) during a signing ceremony between the two in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.The fund is to support IGAD's drought resilience program in cross border areas where vulnerability to inclement weather is high due to growing risk of exposure to climate shocks and persistent ...

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Gambia’s telecoms company to undergo organizational change – official

The Gambia government and the World Bank have reached a financing deal to implement a Human Resource Planning Audit and Strategy Development for the Gambia Telecommunication Company (GAMTEL). According to a press release issued by the West Africa Regional Communication Infrastructure Program (WARCIP) seen by APA on Friday, there was need to embark on an organizational change, to transform and reposition ...

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Northern Liberia hosts training workshop on Ebola prevention

-A two day Border Community Ebola Training Workshop aimed at sustaining the zero infection rate in the deadly Ebola virus in Lofa County in northern Liberia, has ended in the provincial capital Voinjama. The training which ended Thursday evening was a joint initiative of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), the United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the US-based ...

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Liberia: Ebola team targets1,500 to participate in phase 2 vaccine trial

A total of 1,500 persons are targeted to participate in the Phase 2 study of the Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccines in Liberia (PREVAIL), according to the Liberia-US Joint Clinical Research Team. The team noted here on Thursday that the number which more than doubles the 600 participants that participated in the Phase 1 trial, will also see an increase in the percentage of women to be enrolled in the ...

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OCHA calls for more humanitarian assistance to Horn of Africa

More than 20 million people in the Horn of Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance as recurrent shocks including conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition and displacement continue to exacerbate across the region, United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN- OCHA) has said. The deteriorating humanitarian situations have become more serious in conflict areas mainly in Sudan's Darfur ...

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Maputo city council seeks US$18m for flood damage rehabilitation

Maputo mayor David Simango says the city council is seeking US$18 million to rebuild infrastructure damaged by storms and flash flooding in January.According to state-run AIM news agency, Simango was accompanying Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on a visit to flood-hit parts of the city when he said about 15,000 Maputo residents were directly hit by the floods. About 116 families made homeless by ...

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Ivorian defence minister admonishes army to respect election verdict

The Ivorian Minister for Defence, Paul Koffi Koffi, on Thursday called on the “Grande muette” (army) to respect the verdict in the forthcoming elections in the country. Koffi Koffi said that the Ivorian army has four challenges in future elections which he listed as being in addition to military training and equipment, there is “armed forces commitment to respect poll verdict, military behavior rules ...

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Guinea gets new football coach

The Guinean Football Federation announced Friday that they have recruited a new French coach, Luis Fernandez, to replace Michel Dussuyer who was sacked following elimination of the Syli National from the last Africa Nations Cup tournament which was held in Equatorial Guinea. A consultant on a French radio and a former player and coach of Paris Saint-Germain, Fernandez is expected in the next few days in ...

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More than 30, 000 flee clashes in South Sudan’s disputed Abyei region

The South Sudan government has disclosed that more than 30, 000 people have been displaced from Abyei State, a disputed area with neighbouring Sudan following recent attacks by suspected Misseriya rebels and Sudanese army elements. South Sudan Inspector General of Police, General Pieng Deng Kuol told UN radio on Friday while he visiting the area that several villages north of the Abyei administrative area ...

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