Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

The Chief Executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, says the Exchange is making progress in its bid to persuade the nation's four telecommunications ...

W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

The World Bank on Friday announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected ...

Rwanda: Mountain gorillas go on the rampage

Rwanda: Mountain gorillas go on the rampage

Eight mountain gorillas that escaped from their sanctuary in Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda had gone on the rampage invading farms and houses, APA can confirm. “At ...

Ebola undermining multinational companies – W/Bank

Ebola undermining multinational companies – W/Bank

The visiting World Bank President to Ghana Jim Kim Yong has said that the outbreak of the dreadful Ebola virus in West African had undermined the operations of multinational ...

End of Ebola close –S/Leone minister

End of Ebola close –S/Leone minister

Sierra Leone`s Information Minister has said that the end of Ebola was closer given the effort of the government and its international development partners.Alhaji Alpha Kanu said ...

British ‘hospital’ ship arrives in S/Leone

British ‘hospital’ ship arrives in S/Leone

A British ship, the RFA Argus, Thursday anchored ashore in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown.The arrival of the ship, which is to help boost UK`s support to its former colony`s ...

Ebola: Minister wants restriction of airlines to Sierra Leone lifted

Ebola: Minister wants restriction of airlines to Sierra Leone lifted

Sierra Leone`s Minister of Transport and Aviation Leonard Balogun Koroma has said that restriction of airlines will only prevent efforts at containing the Ebola disease ravaging the ...

Nigerian bourse eyes listing of telecom companies

The Chief Executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, says the Exchange is making progress in its bid to persuade the nation's four telecommunications firms - MTN, Glo, Airtel ...

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W/Bank Pledges additional $100m to Ebola-stricken courtiers

The World Bank on Friday announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa. The Washington-based lender said in a statement that the announcement had increased the World Bank's funding for the Ebola fight over the last three months in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to more than $500 ...

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Rwanda: Mountain gorillas go on the rampage

Eight mountain gorillas that escaped from their sanctuary in Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda had gone on the rampage invading farms and houses, APA can confirm. “At dawn on Thursday eight gorillas escaped from the park to invade the population in Shingiro area, in the district of Muzanze�, Kigali Today reported. According to the head of the Shingiro administrative area, Aimable Iyakaremye, ...

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Ebola undermining multinational companies – W/Bank

The visiting World Bank President to Ghana Jim Kim Yong has said that the outbreak of the dreadful Ebola virus in West African had undermined the operations of multinational institutions in the affected countries.Mr Yong revealed this when he conferred with the Ghanaian Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah- Arthur at the Flag Staff House in Accra on Thursday. “We must all fight hard to contain this Ebola ...

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End of Ebola close –S/Leone minister

Sierra Leone`s Information Minister has said that the end of Ebola was closer given the effort of the government and its international development partners.Alhaji Alpha Kanu said despite the high number of casualties and growing number of cases, the survival rate in treatment centers indicates greater work was being done locally. If those efforts are coupled with what the international community was doing, ...

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British ‘hospital’ ship arrives in S/Leone

A British ship, the RFA Argus, Thursday anchored ashore in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown.The arrival of the ship, which is to help boost UK`s support to its former colony`s fight against the Ebola epidemic, ended a two-week journey that commenced on October 17. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary aviation support ship has vital equipment, vehicles and helicopters that it is hoped will fast-track ongoing ...

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Ebola: Minister wants restriction of airlines to Sierra Leone lifted

Sierra Leone`s Minister of Transport and Aviation Leonard Balogun Koroma has said that restriction of airlines will only prevent efforts at containing the Ebola disease ravaging the West African region and do very little to prevent Ebola from reaching the developed world.Speaking on efforts made by the government to reverse the decisions by the UK and other countries which banned flights from Sierra Leone on ...

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Somali pirates free seven Indian hostages

Somali pirates on Thursday released seven Indian nationals seized at the coastal town of Harardhere in the north of the country more than four years ago. The pirates handed over the hostages to the Galgamud administration, where the negotiations for their release were taking place, authoritative sources said. Hussein Ali Wehliye, the governor of Galgadud region central Somalia confirmed to reporters the ...

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Nigeria: Kidnappers free abducted German national

A German national working for a Nigerian construction giant, Julius Berger has been freed by his abductors about a week after he was kidnapped during a raid on the company's vehicles, the company said on Thursday. The kidnappers attacked the staff and a contractor for the firm in Ogun State in south-western Nigeria on Friday as they were making their way to work in a quarry without their security escorts. ...

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Somali police chief dies of heart attack

Somalia Inspector General of Police, General Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Ismail has died of a heart attack.Police sources confirmed in Mogadishu on Thursday evening that Ismail collapsed and died soon after complaining of heart complications. He was said to have complained about his heart for months and was planning to go for medical check abroad. The Somali government had appointed Ismail as police chief in July ...

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