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Uganda arrested 60 Rwandese, Congolese nationals over illegal entry

Ugandan police on Tuesday said it has arrested 60 Rwandan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals over illegal entry into the east African...

Ethiopia confirms three more COVID-19 cases

Three more COVID-19 cases have been reported in Ethiopia, bringing the total in the African country to nine, the health ministry said on Friday. "As...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria says no fresh case of COVID-19 following contact tracing

by Olatunji Saliu The Nigerian government said Friday there is no fresh case of COVID-19 among 61 contacts so far traced to...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Malaria mortality reduced by 92 percent in Namibia, more joint efforts needed

Namibia has reduced its malaria mortality by 92 percent, becoming the most successful African country in combating the disease, officials said here Thursday. Namibian Minister...

Tanzania launches registry for mapping all financial services access points

Regulators of the financial sector in Tanzania on Thursday launched the financial services registry aimed at mapping all financial services access points in the...

Angola, UNDP discuss poverty reduction

Angolan government officials and representatives of the civil society organizations in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) discussed alleviating poverty in the...

18 arrested for alleged insurrection to overthrow regime in Togo

The Police of Togo on Tuesday presented to the media 18 people arrested for plotting alleged insurrection to overthrow the regime in power in...

Ghana Follows South Africa to Own a Satellite Dish

All is set for Ghana to launch a satellite dish that would enable scientists from around the world to view and study the world...

Angolan police shoot dead 2 criminal suspects

The police and security guards were patrolling a street late in the morning at Cacuaco where they found four suspects on a three-wheeler with...

June 5 major South African media outlets

-- President Jacob Zuma has urged African National Congress (ANC) members to put the party first ahead of the local government elections. ...

Chinese medical team in Angola gives yellow fever vaccination

The team, sent by China's State General Administration for Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine, conducted physical checks over 200 Chinese in the clinic...

China and Zambia agree to foster cooperation

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, paid an official goodwill visit to Zambia on March 18-22. ...

MH370 debris found Mozambique to be further analyzed in Australia

Chester confirmed in a statement that the debris is a piece of metal of about one meter in length, which was found in a...

Chinese expatriates appeal to Angolan police for better security

Addressing a forum on security in Luanda between Chinese companies and the police command in Luanda, Zhao Hongbing, general secretary of the general chamber...

Angolan minister urges efforts to combat illegal immigration

Addressing a meeting of the broad consultative council of his ministry on Thursday, Tavares stressed the need to publicize the law and the consequences...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows soidlers arriving at Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

Slovenia to send in more military to troubled Mali

The details of the reinforcement is to add up its military men in Mali to ten. The decision came at the government correspondence session...

Namibia lacks financing to upgrade infrastructure

Now only 73.5 billion Namibian dollars (5.1 billion U.S. dollars)is available, said Postrick Mushendami, the senior economist of monetary policy of Bank of Namibia...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

Suspension of South Africa’s AGOA agricultural benefits causes concern

US President Barack Obama on Thursday informed Congress of the intention to suspend the application of duty-free treatment to all AGOA-eligible agricultural products from...

Angolan trade unions call for transparency use of public resources

The Angolan trade union confederation on Friday called for improved and more transparent and rational use of public resources with greater investments in agriculture,...

Angola ruling party condemns violence, instability in some provinces

The secretariat of Angola's ruling MPLA politburo expressed serious concern and indignation about the acts of violence and instability occurring in the provinces of...

Angola condemns killing of 7 police officers by sect members

Angola's interior ministry has strongly condemned the killing of seven national police officers earlier this week by members of the sect "7th Day Light...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan official appointed as new deputy AMISOM commander

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has appointed a new deputy commander of the African Union peacekeeping troops in Somalia. Uganda People's Defense...

Angola launches new commuter boat service to reduce traffic pressure

A new commuter boat terminal has been launched at the Slavery Museum, some 35 kilometers south of Luanda to reduce the traffic pressure in...
European Union

Angolan VP, EU envoys discuss political, economic ties

Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente on Friday met with European Union representative to Angola Jean Cristian Gordon Kricke and a group of European ambassadors...
Afcon 2015

Ghana must decline hosting AFCON 2015

The Public Health Physicians Association of Ghana has urged government to decline hosting the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 tournament in line with...

Liberia President Commends Mahama For His Support

President John Dramani Mahama has donated some food items to the Government of Liberian towards the upkeep of patients of the Ebola Virus Disease...

It’s Time African Leaders Show Their Worth

By Aristo Dotse, New York   He is the first black man president of the United States. Not once but twice and he won both in...
experimental Ebola drug ZMapp

Nigeria puts in requests for trial Ebola drug

Nigeria requested the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp on Wednesday, as the country reported its third death from the virus ravaging several West African nations. "The...