S/Sudan governors taking part in Addis talks

S/Sudan governors taking part in Addis talks

South Sudan's governors of state have left on Friday to participate in peace talks taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The delegation from five states headed by Central Equatoria ...

Over 25,000 Egyptians repatriated from Libya – Official

Over 25,000 Egyptians repatriated from Libya – Official

Egypt Foreign Affairs Ministry announced Friday that over 25,000 Egyptian nationals had returned home from Libya over the past week.4122 Egyptians boarded Air Egypt on their way ...

Liberia: Clinical study of Ebola trial drug begins

Liberia: Clinical study of Ebola trial drug begins

A full-scale clinical trial of the experimental Ebola Drug Zmapp commenced at the ELWA-II Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Monrovia Friday, an official of the trial team has ...

Ugandan troop buildup along border worries Khartoum

Ugandan troop buildup along border worries Khartoum

Khartoum has warned the Ugandan army to stop the deployment of its soldiers along the border with South Sudan, describing the troop buildup as unacceptable.State News Agency (SUNA) ...

S/Leone Ebola: Church cleared of ‘bounced cheque

S/Leone Ebola: Church cleared of ‘bounced cheque

Sierra Leone`s parliament has cleared one of the country`s leading indigenous churches of any wrongdoing over reports that it issued a bounced cheque as donation towards the fight ...

Over 100 Ethiopian migrants return home

Over 100 Ethiopian migrants return home

Some 125 Ethiopian would-be migrants detained in Tanzania while trying to cross to South Africa have been returned to the country, APA can report Friday. The returnees were held in ...

Two Congolese judges arrested over alleged fraud

Two Congolese judges arrested over alleged fraud

Two judges in the central Congolese city of Lubumbashi were held in custody on Thursday and later transferred to Kasapa central prison located in the outskirts of the city. The two; ...

S/Sudan governors taking part in Addis talks

South Sudan's governors of state have left on Friday to participate in peace talks taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The delegation from five states headed by Central Equatoria State Governor Clement Wani Konga is part of a recent regional tour to Kenya and Uganda to discuss proposed power-sharing arrangements. Eastern Equatoria State Governor Louis Lobong Lojore told reporters before leaving that the ...

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Over 25,000 Egyptians repatriated from Libya – Official

Egypt Foreign Affairs Ministry announced Friday that over 25,000 Egyptian nationals had returned home from Libya over the past week.4122 Egyptians boarded Air Egypt on their way home through Ras Jdeir on the Tunisia-Libya border, while 21,407 returned overland through the Libya-Egypt border. The number of Egyptians who returned from Libya represents less than 4 percent of the 700,000 Egyptians living in ...

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Liberia: Clinical study of Ebola trial drug begins

A full-scale clinical trial of the experimental Ebola Drug Zmapp commenced at the ELWA-II Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Monrovia Friday, an official of the trial team has disclosed.Dr Jerry Brown who is Liberia's Co-principal Coordinator for the trial, said the trial process is a partnership initiative between the government and the U.S National Institute of Health. Making the disclosure at the Ministry of ...

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Ugandan troop buildup along border worries Khartoum

Khartoum has warned the Ugandan army to stop the deployment of its soldiers along the border with South Sudan, describing the troop buildup as unacceptable.State News Agency (SUNA) claimed on Friday that Uganda has amassed 16, 000 troops near its border and quoted an unnamed senior government official in Khartoum as warning that the deployment could reignite a conflict between the two neighbours. “This ...

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S/Leone Ebola: Church cleared of ‘bounced cheque

Sierra Leone`s parliament has cleared one of the country`s leading indigenous churches of any wrongdoing over reports that it issued a bounced cheque as donation towards the fight against the Ebola epidemic.The Flaming Bible Church, headed by charismatic Bishop Abu Koroma, has been the subject of a wrangling for the last few weeks following the release of the controversial audit report on the Ebola funds. ...

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Over 100 Ethiopian migrants return home

Some 125 Ethiopian would-be migrants detained in Tanzania while trying to cross to South Africa have been returned to the country, APA can report Friday. The returnees were held in Tanzanian prisons for more than four months before the International Organization for Migration (IOM) intervened for their return to Ethiopia. The IOM offices in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Yemen provided assistance to the returnees. ...

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Two Congolese judges arrested over alleged fraud

Two judges in the central Congolese city of Lubumbashi were held in custody on Thursday and later transferred to Kasapa central prison located in the outskirts of the city. The two; Nsenga Yoto and Bafe Bokwa, were arrested upon the instruction of the chief prosecutor of the Lubumbashi appeal court who accused them of swindling from someone on trial the sum of 4,000 dollars. One of the detained judges made ...

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CAR refugees threatened by malnutrition in DR Congo-MSF

Thousands of refugees who have fled violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now struggling to survive in desperate conditions, the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Friday.According to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), an estimated 20,000 Central Africans have fled over the Ubangi river, which separates the CAR from the DRC, to the Bili and ...

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Liberian media focuses on US military departure, suspension of law-makers

The departure of the US military from Liberia after a successful fight against the Ebola virus and the suspension of three lawmakers for misconduct in the lower House of Representatives captured the headlines in the Friday edition of Liberian newspapers. The departure of the Joint Forces Command United Assistance of the United States Military was disclosed Thursday at a colorful ceremony held at the Barclay ...

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Ghanaian press zooms on Mahama’s State of the Nation address

The Ghanaian press on Friday focused on the State of the Nation address delivered by President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday with different headlines and interpretations. The Ghanaian Chronicle went to town with a banner “Ghana Breeds Corruption- Says Mahama & vow to deal with perpetrators� reporting that President Mahama has expressed concern over the wanton spate of mismanagement and malfeasance, ...

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