Air Algeria crash: Two French investigators due in Ouagadougou

Air Algeria crash: Two French investigators due in Ouagadougou

Two French investigators are expected in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou on Monday to join investigations into the circumstances of the July 24 crash of an Air Algeria flight, ...

Sudan denies Ebola outbreak

Sudan denies Ebola outbreak

The authorities in Khartoum have denied any outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in Sudan.Media reports had suggested that some suspected cases of the virus were detected in the ...

Ghana’s opposition party to hold super delegates conference

Ghana’s opposition party to hold super delegates conference

Ghana's largest opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) is expected to hold a special delegates conference to prone down the number of presidential aspirants from seven to five on ...

Mali prays for peace ahead of Algiers talks

Mali prays for peace ahead of Algiers talks

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has taken part in a prayer session for Algiers peace talks to be successful, underscoring the importance of the discussions for the future of ...

Namibia to compete in Davis Cup

Namibia to compete in Davis Cup

Namibia will dispatch a four man team to Egypt to take part in the Davis Cup taking place in Cairo from September 8-12, reports said on Saturday.The Davis Cup, which is organized by ...

S/Sudan politician optimistic about peace

S/Sudan politician optimistic about peace

Leader for South Sudan People Liberation Movement for Democratic Chang (SPLM-DC) ,Dr.Lam Akol Ajawin has express his dissatisfaction over rival's parties lack of commitment to ...

Nigeria: Woman detained for injuring 14-year girl

Nigeria: Woman detained for injuring 14-year girl

Nigerian police have detained a woman in Dutse, a suburb of Abuja for allegedly forcing a 14-year old girl to sit on a hot stove as punishment for habitual bed wetting.The Police ...

Air Algeria crash: Two French investigators due in Ouagadougou

Two French investigators are expected in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou on Monday to join investigations into the circumstances of the July 24 crash of an Air Algeria flight, official sources confirmed.Once in Burkina Faso, the French officials will meet the parents of the victims of the tragedy at the crisis center at the Ouagadougou international airport. An association to collaborate with families of ...

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Sudan denies Ebola outbreak

The authorities in Khartoum have denied any outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in Sudan.Media reports had suggested that some suspected cases of the virus were detected in the western parts of the country. However, the Minister of Health Affairs for the Darfur Regional Authority, Firdos Abdel Rahman Yousif Saturday described such reports as untrue. The Sudan news agency quoted the minister as saying that ...

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Ghana’s opposition party to hold super delegates conference

Ghana's largest opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) is expected to hold a special delegates conference to prone down the number of presidential aspirants from seven to five on Sunday.The Secretary General of the NPP, Kwabena Agyepong told reporters on Saturday that everything was set for the election to take place on Sunday and that 781 delegates were expected to cast their votes. According to him, voting ...

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Mali prays for peace ahead of Algiers talks

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has taken part in a prayer session for Algiers peace talks to be successful, underscoring the importance of the discussions for the future of the country.“Algiers will host on 1st September crucial talks for our country�, the Malian leader declared at the end of praying session which he had earlier called for. The prayers were led on Friday by the Imam of the ...

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Namibia to compete in Davis Cup

Namibia will dispatch a four man team to Egypt to take part in the Davis Cup taking place in Cairo from September 8-12, reports said on Saturday.The Davis Cup, which is organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), is the premier international team tournament in men's tennis. The team consists of Tuki Jacobs, Hermann Kuscke, Henco Serdyn and Ben-Piet O'Callaghan. Jacobs, who is the country's number ...

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S/Sudan politician optimistic about peace

Leader for South Sudan People Liberation Movement for Democratic Chang (SPLM-DC) ,Dr.Lam Akol Ajawin has express his dissatisfaction over rival's parties lack of commitment to pace.On his arrival from Addis Abba, Ajawin articulated that there is possibility for peace to be restored in the county as long as both parties are committed. Ajawin who represent other political parties at the Addis Ababa peace talks ...

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Nigeria: Woman detained for injuring 14-year girl

Nigerian police have detained a woman in Dutse, a suburb of Abuja for allegedly forcing a 14-year old girl to sit on a hot stove as punishment for habitual bed wetting.The Police Public Relations Officer for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Mrs Altine Daniel, who confirmed the incident, told reporters on Friday in Abuja that the girl, a sister-in-law of the accused, was receiving treatment at the ...

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Nigeria: FIFA rejects NFF’s election

The world governing body FIFA has rejected the election conducted by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that produced Chris Giwa as the new President of NFF and has ordered Giwa to vacate the office by Monday, September 1, 2014.Nigeria's Vanguard newspaper report on Saturday said that a letter signed by the Secretary-General of FIFA, Jerome Valcke and addressed to NFF scribe, Musa Amadu, said that failure ...

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Nigerian: Press zoom insurgents’ capture of more towns, Ebola virus spread, FIFA ban

The mayhem unleashed on North-East by insurgents leading to the capture of more towns and declaration of Caliphates as well as the inability of the military to cope with the fire power, was a major story in Nigerian newspapers on Saturday.Many newspapers also reported the latest on the Ebola virus spread which officials have blamed on the activities of on ECOWAS staff. The Guardian reported the recent gains ...

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Nigeria lifts ban on resident doctors

The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension of Residency Training Programme in all federal hospitals with effect from Thursday, August 28, 2014 as it continues the appraisal of the programme.Nigeria's Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by his Special Assistant (Media and Communications), Mr. Dan Nwomeh, that the Federal Government had also ...

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