CAR’s Mahamat Kamoun forms a 31-member Cabinet

CAR’s Mahamat Kamoun forms a 31-member Cabinet

CAR's new acting Prime Minister, Kamoun Mahamat, Friday issued a list of 31 cabinet members, 12 days after his appointment by Interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza to form a new ...

S/Africa, USA sign deal to aid vulnerable children

S/Africa, USA sign deal to aid vulnerable children

South Africa and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday signed an agreement that would assist government to offer vital support to the country's ...

S/Africa signs new Benguela Current marine pact

S/Africa signs new Benguela Current marine pact

South Africa has signed and adopted the new Benguela Current Commission (BCC) with Angola and Namibia which will see the three countries work together in marine conservation issues ...

Gauteng Province urged to lead S/Africa’s fight against xenophobia

Gauteng Province urged to lead S/Africa’s fight against xenophobia

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the country's richest province of Gauteng to take lead in the fight against xenophobia in the country. Ramaphosa, speaking ...

East, Central African nations beef up regional force

East, Central African nations beef up regional force

Several countries in the East and Central Africa have committed to raise a 5,000 man-strong force to be called the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF).The specifics of the force ...

B/Faso, C/d’Ivoire align their preventive measures against Ebola

B/Faso, C/d’Ivoire align their preventive measures against Ebola

Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso are harmonizing their strategies against the spread of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which is raging in West Africa since the beginning of the year; ...

French, European forces resolve to pacify Bangui

French, European forces resolve to pacify Bangui

The high command of the Sangaris and Eufor-RCA forces have pledged to remain in Bangui and restore peace there despite attacks on their contingents.Twelve peacekeeper were injured ...

CAR’s Mahamat Kamoun forms a 31-member Cabinet

CAR's new acting Prime Minister, Kamoun Mahamat, Friday issued a list of 31 cabinet members, 12 days after his appointment by Interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza to form a new government after the resignation of his predecessor Andre Nzapayeke.Kamoun's government has twenty-seven ministers including eight women, two ministers of state and two minister delegates. Nineteen people have made ​​their ...

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S/Africa, USA sign deal to aid vulnerable children

South Africa and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday signed an agreement that would assist government to offer vital support to the country's children.Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and USAID South Africa Mission Director Cheryl Anderson signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Government Capacity Building and Support (GCBS) Project in Cape Town on ...

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S/Africa signs new Benguela Current marine pact

South Africa has signed and adopted the new Benguela Current Commission (BCC) with Angola and Namibia which will see the three countries work together in marine conservation issues within their territorial waters, APA learnt on Friday.According to Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, the agreement is a five-year strategic plan that aims to promote the long-term conservation and protection of the ...

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Gauteng Province urged to lead S/Africa’s fight against xenophobia

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the country's richest province of Gauteng to take lead in the fight against xenophobia in the country. Ramaphosa, speaking at the Gauteng Provincial Social Cohesion Summit in Boksburg in east of Johannesburg on Friday, said his government was investing heavily in promoting social cohesion within South Africa. “As the province with the largest number ...

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East, Central African nations beef up regional force

Several countries in the East and Central Africa have committed to raise a 5,000 man-strong force to be called the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF).The specifics of the force expected to be operational by December this year was taken during a regional meeting in Kigali. Present at the meeting were Defense ministers from Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan and ...

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B/Faso, C/d’Ivoire align their preventive measures against Ebola

Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso are harmonizing their strategies against the spread of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which is raging in West Africa since the beginning of the year; reports said Friday.According to the Ivorian Press Agency (AIP), B/Faso Health Minister, Léné Sebgo and his Ivorian counterpart, Raymonde Goudou-Coffi met in Thursday in Abidjan to strategise against Ebola. Both Health Minister were ...

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French, European forces resolve to pacify Bangui

The high command of the Sangaris and Eufor-RCA forces have pledged to remain in Bangui and restore peace there despite attacks on their contingents.Twelve peacekeeper were injured on Tuesday night at the KM5 enclave of the Muslim community. Three French soldiers and nine of Eufor-RCA troops were amng those injured, Sangaris Representative, Yves Pierre and Eufor-RCA's Communication Advisor, Marion Renard told ...

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Zimbabwe’s Oliver Mtukudzi in Malawi mission

Zimbabwea musician Oliver Mtukudzi will on Saturday attend a Malawi Youth Open Day to be held in the capital Lilongwe during which he will deliver messages aimed at raising awareness of HIV/AIDS.Mtukudzi, a United Nations International Children's Education Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador will meet young people and dilate on behavioural change and prevention, according to UNICEF Malawi Communication Officer ...

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G/Bissau: New UN envoy sues for peace, reconstruction

The United Nations Secretary General's new envoy for Guinea Bissau, Miguel Trovoada on Friday called on all Bissau-Guineans to work for their country's development in an atmosphere of peace.Trovoada, a former president of Sao Tome and Principe made the appeal at the end of a meeting with Guinea Bissau's minister of Foreign Affairs, Mario Lopes da Rosa. “There is a real commitment from the international ...

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Gambian press headlines IFAD president’s visit

The two-day visit of the president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, dominated daily newspapers in The Gambia on Friday. The Daily Observer newspaper reported that Dr Nwanze has pledged support to the Vision 2016, Gambia government's newest policy to ban rice importation into the country by 2016 in order to attain self-sufficiency in rice production. He is ...

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