Car loaded with explosives found near Mosque in Nigeria’s Kano state

Car loaded with explosives found near Mosque in Nigeria’s Kano state

The Nigerian Police said on Sunday that a vehicle loaded with explosives was discovered in a Mosque in the northern state of Kano.The police said explosives were planted in a white ...

World Renowned firm opens offices in Mozombique

World Renowned firm opens offices in Mozombique

One of the world famous companies that provide excellent working atmosphere for business people, the Regus has started to operate in Mozambique, APA learns here on Sunday.Government ...

Nigeria’s Jonathan vows to defeat terrorism in Muslim festival message

Nigeria’s Jonathan vows to defeat terrorism in Muslim festival message

As Nigerian Muslims celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid-el-Fitr, President Goodluck Jonathan congratulated them for the completion of the Ramadan fast and assured them that the ...

Boko Haram abducts Cameroon politician’s wife

Boko Haram abducts Cameroon politician’s wife

The Cameroonian military says members of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have abducted the wife of the country's deputy Prime Minister Mr. Amadou Ali in the north.According to ...

Another senior doctor dies from Ebola in Liberia

Another senior doctor dies from Ebola in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, the Associated Press (AP) quoted government officials as saying on Sunday.The AP reported that Dr. Samuel Brisbane was ...

Ivory Coast shortlists three names for national football coach position

Ivory Coast shortlists three names for national football coach position

The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has announced three names to be considered to coach the national football team known as the ‘Elephants,' a source close to FIF told APA on ...

Liberia President declares Ebola outbreak a national emergency

Liberia President declares Ebola outbreak a national emergency

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has declared the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country a national emergency.The Liberian leader made the declaration Saturday in ...

Car loaded with explosives found near Mosque in Nigeria’s Kano state

The Nigerian Police said on Sunday that a vehicle loaded with explosives was discovered in a Mosque in the northern state of Kano.The police said explosives were planted in a white Peugeot 406 car on Sunday which the terrorists would have detonated during the prayers attended by thousands of worshipers to mark the end of Eid-el-Kabr. State Commissioner of Police, Adenrele Shinaba, said: “We are here to ...

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World Renowned firm opens offices in Mozombique

One of the world famous companies that provide excellent working atmosphere for business people, the Regus has started to operate in Mozambique, APA learns here on Sunday.Government weekly Sunday paper, Domingo reports that the Regus, which launched operations on Friday, has been supporting economic growth in 18 African countries. It says the firm, which has branches in 104 countries worldwide, has recently ...

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Nigeria’s Jonathan vows to defeat terrorism in Muslim festival message

As Nigerian Muslims celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid-el-Fitr, President Goodluck Jonathan congratulated them for the completion of the Ramadan fast and assured them that the nation would not surrender to terrorists.He also reiterated the commitment of the government to winning the war against terrorism within the shortest possible time and urged the people not to buckle under the threat of the ...

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Boko Haram abducts Cameroon politician’s wife

The Cameroonian military says members of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have abducted the wife of the country's deputy Prime Minister Mr. Amadou Ali in the north.According to military sources, the politician's wife was kidnapped on Saturday in the far-northern town of Kolofata during a raid by the Islamist group in which at least 15 soldiers were killed. The Sultan-cum-mayor of the town, Madi Galda was ...

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Another senior doctor dies from Ebola in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, the Associated Press (AP) quoted government officials as saying on Sunday.The AP reported that Dr. Samuel Brisbane was the first Liberian doctor to die in an outbreak the World Health Organization says has killed 129 people in the West African nation. A Ugandan doctor working in the country died earlier this month. Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor ...

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Ivory Coast shortlists three names for national football coach position

The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has announced three names to be considered to coach the national football team known as the ‘Elephants,' a source close to FIF told APA on Sunday.According to the source, the three shortlisted applicants are Frederic Antonetti and Herve Renard (France) and Portugal's Jose Manuel De Jesus. “The three pre-selected candidates will be auditioned on July 31 at the latest by ...

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Liberia President declares Ebola outbreak a national emergency

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has declared the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country a national emergency.The Liberian leader made the declaration Saturday in her message to mark the country's 167th Independence Anniversary held at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion in Monrovia. She urged all Liberians to come together to fight the disease regardless of political, social, economic and ...

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Nigeria introduces new measures to guard against Ebola

Nigeria has deployed health specialists to screen people and put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming the death of a Liberian man who was carrying the Ebola virus.The man died after arriving at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Tuesday, in the first Ebola case in Africa's most populous country. Surveillance has been stepped up at all “airports, seaports and land ...

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Nigeria steps up security ahead of Muslim festival

As Nigerian Muslims set to celebrate the the Eid-el-Fitr, to mark the end of the Ramadan fast at the weekend, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered deployment of special police personnel to provide security across the country.The I-G's order is contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the force spokesman, Mr. Frank Mba. Abubakar directed heads of police commands and ...

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S/Africa names new national soccer team coach

South African coach Ephraim Mashaba is the new head coach of the senior men's national soccer team, the South African Football Association (Safa) announced Sunday.The announcement came as Mashaba, 63, is on a tour of West Africa with the national Under 20 who are preparing for a crucial African Youth Championship first leg qualifier against Cameroon next month. The widely respected Mashaba, who is also known ...

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