South Sudan still records high rate of maternal and infant mortality – official

South Sudan still records high rate of maternal and infant mortality – official

The South Sudan Ministry of Health has disclosed that the country is still suffering from a high rate of maternal and infant mortality, mainly as a result of the shortage of ...

Mozambique police impounds rhino horns, money

Mozambique police impounds rhino horns, money

Police authorities in Mozambique have announced the seizure of 4.6 kilos of rhinoceros horns, $93,500, 2,400 South African rand which is equivalent to $200 dollars, and four cell ...

IGAD congratulates Kenya’s new appointed defense Minister

IGAD congratulates Kenya’s new appointed defense Minister

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has sent a congratulatory message to General Samson Mwathet, who was appointed on Tuesday as Kenya's new Chief of Defense ...

Botswana gay community encouraged to use health facilities

Botswana gay community encouraged to use health facilities

The gay community in Botswana were on Tuesday encouraged to take advantage of available services in health facilities. Speaking during a workshop held in Gaborone, the capital, on ...

Botswana to take part in South Africa’s tourism fair despite xenophobic attacks

Botswana to take part in South Africa’s tourism fair despite xenophobic attacks

Botswana and its tourism companies are set to participate in South Africa's biggest tourism fair, Indaba 2015, despite the recent xenophobic attacks in the country, APA learns here ...

CEO of Togo-based regional airline submits resignation

CEO of Togo-based regional airline submits resignation

Ethiopian national, Yissehak Zewoldi, has just submitted his resignation from the general direction of the Pan-African airline, ASKY, “for personal reasons”, reliable sources told ...

Liberia to be declared Ebola free on Saturday – official

Liberia to be declared Ebola free on Saturday – official

The head of the Incident Management System at Liberia's Ministry of Health, Tolbert Nyenswah has said that Liberia is to be officially declared Ebola free on Saturday, May 9, if no ...

South Sudan still records high rate of maternal and infant mortality – official

The South Sudan Ministry of Health has disclosed that the country is still suffering from a high rate of maternal and infant mortality, mainly as a result of the shortage of midwives. In a statement issued here Wednesday, the ministry expressed concern about the high maternal and infant mortality rate resulting from the shortage of midwives as South Sudan observes International Midwives' Day. During the ...

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Ghana: Musicians, actors to demonstrate against erratic power supply

Musicians and film actors and actresses are gearing up to stage a demonstration against President John Dramani Mahama over erratic power supply, which is affecting their businesses, the daily private newspaper, Daily Guide reported on Wednesday.The newspaper quoted actress Yvonne Nelson and ace rapper Sarkodie as saying that they are mobilizing their colleagues to embark on a demonstration on Saturday, May ...

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UN launches over $1bn call for Sudan aid

UN has launched a $1.3 Billion international call to provide the needed food and other aid assistances for Sudan in the year of 2015, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, El Mostafa Benlamlih said on Wednesday.According to Benlamlih, around 5.4 million people, or 15 percent of the Sudanese population, are estimated to require some form of humanitarian assistance, adding that the projected ...

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Press focuses on rejection of removal of oil subsidy, 260 constitutional posts for lobbyists

The House of Representatives rejection of planned removal of subsidy on petroleum products and the kick against fuel scarcity by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.The Vanguard newspaper reported that members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a motion seeking the removal of the fuel subsidy regime by the incoming Gen. ...

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Malawi to play a friendly match in Zambia on Sunday

Malawi national football team (Flames) is expected to play an International friendly match against the Chipolopolo Boys of Zambia to take place at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on Sunday.According to Flames Coach Young Chimodzi, the match against Zambia is the preparations ahead of the Cosafa Cup against Mozambique on May 25 in South Africa. "We want to test our boys before the actual game against our rivals. In ...

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Mozambique seizes 100kgs of tourmalines

The Mozambican police have seized 100 kilos of tourmalines at Nampula International Airport, in the north of the country and aborted an attempt to smuggle the precious stones to China, the local media reported on Tuesday.Private daily newspaper, O Pais says the tourmalines were about to be loaded onto a Kenya Airways flight to Nairobi and at the final checkpoint through which baggage passes the police became ...

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Mozambique, Japan unveil construction of health institute

Mozambique and Japan have jointly launched the construction of a new health Institute in the outskirts of the capital Maputo to be known as the Maputo Institute of Health Sciences, (ICSM), APA can report Tuesday.Japan's International Cooperation Agency, (JICA), is providing $18.46 million for the construction of the new facility in the outlying Maputo neighbourhood of Zimpeto. The ICSM is intended to train ...

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Accra, Praia inaugural winners of city awards

The United Cities and Local Governments-Africa (UCLG–A) has announced the winners of the first ever “African Mayor Awards” in Luanda, Angola with the Ghanaian capital Accra winning the large city category.In a statement on Tuesday, the UCLG-A said the inaugural 2015 “José Eduardo dos Santos African Mayor Awardsâ€� were confirmed last week during a gala dinner in Luanda, Angola. “These awards acknowledge ...

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Gunmen target southern Mali’s Tenekou city

Gunmen early on Tuesday attacked the city of Tenekou City, located in the Mopti region of southern Mali, a source at the Ministry of Education confirmed in a radio interview. The population of Tenekou woke up at 5am to a barrage of gunfire in the administrative district, where the Mali Armed Forces (FAMA) headquarters is based. According to eyewitness accounts, the attackers were wearing turbans and speaking ...

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Mozambique police impounds rhino horns, money

Police authorities in Mozambique have announced the seizure of 4.6 kilos of rhinoceros horns, $93,500, 2,400 South African rand which is equivalent to $200 dollars, and four cell phones at the weekend as part of an operation to crack down on smuggling of wildlife species, the local media reported on Tuesday. Private television Soico Television, Stv quotes the spokesperson for the Maputo City police command, ...

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