CAR delegation consults Congolese leader on crisis

CAR delegation consults Congolese leader on crisis

A delegation of Central African Republic politicians is currently meeting in Brazzaville with Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso, mediator in CAR crisis, to try to resolve ...

Burkina to electrify 200 villages by 2015

Burkina to electrify 200 villages by 2015

The government of Burkina Faso plans to electrify nearly 200 villages by the end of 2015, the Energy Ministry told APA on Monday.The project was initiated by the Electrification ...

Deserted Monrovia Ebola center to reopen soon

Deserted Monrovia Ebola center to reopen soon

Liberia's information minister Lewis Brown has disclosed that the government was meeting with the leadership of the West Point community to agree on ways to reopen the Ebola ...

S/Sudan: Rebels accused of recruiting child soldiers

S/Sudan: Rebels accused of recruiting child soldiers

South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga has accused rebel leader Riek Machar of recruiting child soldiers to prosecute the war against the government in Juba.VP Igga was ...

Juba: Catholic radio remains shut despite apology

Juba: Catholic radio remains shut despite apology

The closure of South Sudan's most listened to Catholic-run Bakhita Radio station in Juba has entered its fourth day Tuesday despite a public apology to the authorities for blaming ...

SADC ultimatum to Rwanda rebels in DRC

SADC ultimatum to Rwanda rebels in DRC

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) political leadership has issued an ultimatum to the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda in the Democratic Republic of ...

S/African scientists develop new TB drug

S/African scientists develop new TB drug

South African scientists have teamed up with an international research group to develop a potentially more effective and less expensive Tuberculosis (TB) cure. The three drug ...

CAR delegation consults Congolese leader on crisis

A delegation of Central African Republic politicians is currently meeting in Brazzaville with Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso, mediator in CAR crisis, to try to resolve differences that arose from the appointment of Mahamat Kamoun as Prime Minister.The consultation is expected to help in the formation of a new government team, a source from the Congolese presidency in Brazzaville said on Tuesday. ...

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Burkina to electrify 200 villages by 2015

The government of Burkina Faso plans to electrify nearly 200 villages by the end of 2015, the Energy Ministry told APA on Monday.The project was initiated by the Electrification Development Fund (FDE), the Project for the Intensification of Power Facilities and Rural Electrification (PRIELER) and will be funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB). The World Bank will fund another phase of the project to ...

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Deserted Monrovia Ebola center to reopen soon

Liberia's information minister Lewis Brown has disclosed that the government was meeting with the leadership of the West Point community to agree on ways to reopen the Ebola Isolation center which was ransacked at the weekend by vandals.He told journalists late Monday that 20 of the escaped Ebola patients who were quarantined at the center have been found, while 17 others are still at large. Meanwhile, ...

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S/Sudan: Rebels accused of recruiting child soldiers

South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga has accused rebel leader Riek Machar of recruiting child soldiers to prosecute the war against the government in Juba.VP Igga was quoted in the South Sudanese press on Tuesday as saying that Machar and other rebel leaders fighting alongside him should be held responsible for recruiting children into their army. The accusation follows fresh fighting last weekend ...

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Juba: Catholic radio remains shut despite apology

The closure of South Sudan's most listened to Catholic-run Bakhita Radio station in Juba has entered its fourth day Tuesday despite a public apology to the authorities for blaming government troops over a fresh wave of fighting.Radio Director Albino Tokwaro and two other staff of the station who were detained on Saturday were released a day later although news editor Ochen David remains in custody pending ...

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SADC ultimatum to Rwanda rebels in DRC

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) political leadership has issued an ultimatum to the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to surrender and disarm within six months.The decision came after the SADC Heads of State and Government held their annual regional summit on August 17-18, in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. According to a communiqué of the ...

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S/African scientists develop new TB drug

South African scientists have teamed up with an international research group to develop a potentially more effective and less expensive Tuberculosis (TB) cure. The three drug combination called PaMZ which is administered over a four month period instead of the standard six months was developed and tested by New York-based non-profit group the TB Alliance. The effort was in collaboration with scientists at ...

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Liberia: Runaway Ebola patients found

Liberia 's Information Minister Lewis Brown has disclosed that 17 runaway Ebola suspects from the isolation center in the West Point Community of central Monrovia have been found.Information minister Lewis Brown told a press conference on Tuesday that the patients have since been transferred to the newly established Ebola Treatment Center at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Monrovia. The suspects were part of ...

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Somali campaign eyes end to preventable deaths

The Somali government, with support of three United Nations agencies and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on Tuesday launched two important initiatives and a report to ensure the health and wellbeing of mothers and children. Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed said that the launch of Somalia's national Mother and Child Health (MCH) Acceleration Plan to improve maternal and child ...

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MPs fight over subsidies dominates Malawi headline

Members of Parliament (MP), Councillors and traditional leaders fighting over cement and iron sheet subsidies which has not yet been started by government and the redeployment of City Council Chief Executive Officers (CEO's) to district offices are some of the stories making headlines in Malawi on Tuesday.The Daily Times has come up with an article on the central government saying the registration for iron ...

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