Egypt: Bomb explosion causes damage in Upper Egypt

Egypt: Bomb explosion causes damage in Upper Egypt

Two bombs exploded Wednesday in front of a shopping mall in Qena (Upper Egypt), causing damage to some residential flats. The Interior Ministry said that security forces have ...

Burundi: four suspects in assassination of former spy chief being questioned

Burundi: four suspects in assassination of former spy chief being questioned

Burundi's Public Prosecutor, Valentin Bagorikunda has announced that four people suspected of involvement in the assassination of Burundi's former internal security chief, General ...

Ghana: CODEO calls for review of assembly elections

Ghana: CODEO calls for review of assembly elections

Ghana's Coalition of Domestic Elections Observers (CODEO) has called for a review of the processes put in place for the conduct of district assembly elections to make it more ...

Senegal applies to host world water forum

Senegal applies to host world water forum

The Senegalese Minister of Hydraulics and Sanitation Mansour Faye has submitted Senegal's application to host the 9th edition of the World Water Forum, APA learns here from media ...

Activist’s challenge to gov’t and large drug seizure dominate Liberian press

Activist’s challenge to gov’t and large drug seizure dominate Liberian press

-Rights activist Samuel Kofi Woods, challenging the government of Liberia to take him to court over allegations of stealing money during his tenure as Public Works Minister and the ...

Senegal begins new Ebola vaccine trial on volunteers

Senegal begins new Ebola vaccine trial on volunteers

Researches on the Ebola virus are still being conducted at the department of infectious diseases at the Fann Hospital in Dakar which has developed a vaccine that has already been ...

State’s application for bail revocation for security reasons dominates newspaper headlines

State’s application for bail revocation for security reasons dominates newspaper headlines

Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mary Kachale has made an application to the court to revoke the bail of former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier MacDonald Kumwembe for ...

Mozambique discovers arms cache in political tension region

An unspecified amount of weaponry including bazooka shells believed to have been buried during the Mozambique's civil war which ended in 1992 have been discovered by Mozambique building company in the Mavonde administrative post, in the central Mozambican province of Manica, the local media reported on Wednesday.According to state-controlled daily newspaper Noticias, the area where the cache was found once ...

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Egypt: Bomb explosion causes damage in Upper Egypt

Two bombs exploded Wednesday in front of a shopping mall in Qena (Upper Egypt), causing damage to some residential flats. The Interior Ministry said that security forces have enforced a cordon around the site, while intensifying efforts to apprehend the perpetrators. Explosive experts and firemen are currently roaming the area to dismantle any possible secondary explosive devices. The shopping mall is owned ...

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Burundi: four suspects in assassination of former spy chief being questioned

Burundi's Public Prosecutor, Valentin Bagorikunda has announced that four people suspected of involvement in the assassination of Burundi's former internal security chief, General Adolphe Nshimirimana were heard on Tuesday evening by officers of the Public Prosecutor of Bujumbura. They are listed as Sergeant Cadeau Bigirumugisha and auxiliary police officers Chief Mathias Miburo, Renovat Nimubona and ...

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Ghana: CODEO calls for review of assembly elections

Ghana's Coalition of Domestic Elections Observers (CODEO) has called for a review of the processes put in place for the conduct of district assembly elections to make it more attractive and sustainable.The Coordinator of the group, Mr. Albert Arhin, who made the call in Accra on Tuesday said a review will help revitalise the interest people had in the assembly elections. He explained on a local radio station ...

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Senegal applies to host world water forum

The Senegalese Minister of Hydraulics and Sanitation Mansour Faye has submitted Senegal's application to host the 9th edition of the World Water Forum, APA learns here from media reports. By submitting the application, the Minister evaluated the constraints related to the organization of such worldwide event which brings together more than 10,000 participants, according to a Senegalese newspaper. The ...

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Activist’s challenge to gov’t and large drug seizure dominate Liberian press

-Rights activist Samuel Kofi Woods, challenging the government of Liberia to take him to court over allegations of stealing money during his tenure as Public Works Minister and the seizure of a huge consignment of medical drugs in north-eastern Nimba County by the Drug Enforcement Agency, dominated the headlines in the Wednesday edition of Liberian newspapers. Kofi Woods challenged the “government to do what ...

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Senegal begins new Ebola vaccine trial on volunteers

Researches on the Ebola virus are still being conducted at the department of infectious diseases at the Fann Hospital in Dakar which has developed a vaccine that has already been tested on hundreds of volunteers, announces a Senegalese daily newspaper. According to the newspaper, this vaccine is developed by the GSK laboratory (Glaxo Smith and Klein) and is different from the one known as VSV still being ...

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State’s application for bail revocation for security reasons dominates newspaper headlines

Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mary Kachale has made an application to the court to revoke the bail of former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier MacDonald Kumwembe for allegedly being a security threat to presiding Judge Michael Mtambo in the case of former Budget Director Paul Mpwiyo's shooting, security beefed up for the judges in the ongoing theft and plunder of public funds known as cash gate are ...

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Traditional medicine congress, appeal for attitudinal change dominate Gambian press

The holding of a regional Scientific Congress of Traditional Medicine Practitioners and Conventional Medicine Practitioners in the Gambian capital Banjul and calling for attitudinal change to end open defecation in the country, were the lead stories in the Gambian press on Wednesday. The Daily Observer reported that the Gambian capital Banjul, will be the host of the seventh Scientific Congress of ...

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Namibian press spotlight economic uncertainty, others

In its main story, the New Era reported that the economic slowdown in China has left Namibia holding its breath, given that much of its predicted 5 percent growth is in part premised on its commodities fetching good market value in the Asian giant.But finance minister Calle Schlettwein is upbeat that while Namibia has not been spared from being infected by the Chinese economic woes, the situation is not that ...

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