AU to deploy 200 doctors, nurses to Liberia

AU to deploy 200 doctors, nurses to Liberia

The African Union (AU) has disclosed that it was deploying 200 professional doctors and nurses in Liberia to provide quality medical treatment to Ebola victims in the country.Making ...

Namibia gives $1m to Ebola countries

Namibia gives $1m to Ebola countries

The Namibia government says it is contributing $1 million as a solidarity support to the West African countries currently battling the Ebola outbreak, the permanent secretary in the ...

Ghana deploys 55 soldiers to Mali

Ghana deploys 55 soldiers to Mali

Ghana has deployed 55 soldiers to join United Nations Mission in Mali to help bring lasting peace in that country. The peacekeepers wrapped up their training on Tuesday with a ...

S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine

S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine

Elephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife's Ithala Game Reserve in South Africa's east coast have been treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control their ...

Angola, Namibia sign water agreement

Angola, Namibia sign water agreement

The governments of Namibia and Angola have signed the Cuvelai Water Basin Commission (Cuvecom) agreement on Tuesday. The commission is an advisory body to the two governments on ...

Liberia: ArcelorMittal constructs Ebola Holding Center

Liberia: ArcelorMittal constructs Ebola Holding Center

World steel giant, Arcelor Mittal has constructed a 22-bed Ebola Holding Center to attend to suspected cases of the disease in Ganta, Nimba County in northeastern ...

Stop work, Juba orders all foreign workers

Stop work, Juba orders all foreign workers

South Sudan has announced an official decree asking all foreign workers to stop working in the country by the second week of October. The decree revealed on Tuesday said all ...

AU to deploy 200 doctors, nurses to Liberia

The African Union (AU) has disclosed that it was deploying 200 professional doctors and nurses in Liberia to provide quality medical treatment to Ebola victims in the country.Making the disclosure at a news conference in Monrovia on Tuesday, the head of AU Support to Ebola Operations in West Africa (AUSEWA), Maj. Gen. Julius F. Oketta, said the organization's initiative is geared towards complementing the ...

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Namibia gives $1m to Ebola countries

The Namibia government says it is contributing $1 million as a solidarity support to the West African countries currently battling the Ebola outbreak, the permanent secretary in the ministry of information Mbeuta Ua-Ndjarakana announced on Tuesday.Ua-Ndjarakana told journalists that the contribution will be channeled through the World Health Organisation (WHO) to the African Public Health Emergency Fund for ...

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Ghana deploys 55 soldiers to Mali

Ghana has deployed 55 soldiers to join United Nations Mission in Mali to help bring lasting peace in that country. The peacekeepers wrapped up their training on Tuesday with a parade where they were addressed by Air Marshal Sampson Addo before departure to the Sahel country. Air Marshal Addo admonished the peacekeepers to hold the Ghanaian flag high by exhibiting a high sense of dedication to work given ...

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S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine

Elephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife's Ithala Game Reserve in South Africa's east coast have been treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control their population's growth rate.With the addition of Ithala's population, immunocontraception is being used to successfully control elephant populations in 19 parks and reserves, including Tembe Elephant Park, and the uMkhuze section of ...

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Angola, Namibia sign water agreement

The governments of Namibia and Angola have signed the Cuvelai Water Basin Commission (Cuvecom) agreement on Tuesday. The commission is an advisory body to the two governments on matters relating to the sustainable use of the water resources of the Cuvelai. Namibia's Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister, John Mutorwa and Angolan Minister of Energy and Water, Joà£o Borges signed the agreement in Windhoek. ...

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Liberia: ArcelorMittal constructs Ebola Holding Center

World steel giant, Arcelor Mittal has constructed a 22-bed Ebola Holding Center to attend to suspected cases of the disease in Ganta, Nimba County in northeastern Liberia.ArcelorMittal which operates in the county constructed the $45,000 facility upon request by its citizens after a surge in Ebola cases in that part of the country. UNMIL radio reported Tuesday that during the dedication of the newly ...

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Stop work, Juba orders all foreign workers

South Sudan has announced an official decree asking all foreign workers to stop working in the country by the second week of October. The decree revealed on Tuesday said all non-governmental organizations should replace their foreign employees with local ones. Circular Number 007/2014 issued under the hand and seal of Ngor Kolong Ngor, South Sudan's Minister of Labour declared that all NGOs have been told to ...

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Nigeria reviews unemployment strategy

Nigeria has resolved to review strategies and plans aimed at mitigating the impact of unemployment, Chief Emeka Wogu, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, said on Tuesday.He unfolded the plan at the workshop in Abuja with the theme: ``The National Employment Summit: Challenges of Implementation,'' organised by the Employment and Wages Department of the ministry. Wogu said the problem of unemployment and ...

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Kenya: Report laments violence against African children

A new report from the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) to be launched in Addis Ababa on 19 September laments that Africa's children are still subjected to levels of physical and emotional violence, some with alarming proportions, despite more than a decade of efforts by governments.The African Report on Violence against Children constitutes the most comprehensive study to date of the phenomenon in Africa ...

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Sudan: Killers of Chinese oil workers hanged

Sudan has hanged two people convicted over the killing of Chinese oil workers and damaging an oil pipeline in troubled South Kordofan State six years ago. The Sudanese ministry of Justice confirmed in a statement on Tuesday that the management of the Federal Kober Prison in Khartoum has executed the death penalty on the two convicts. They were fighters of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) found guilty ...

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