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Africa:On Africa Day - Who Has Taken Up the Mantle of Pan-Africanism?
[allAfrica] Pan-Africanism -- the liberation of Africans through regional cohesion and solidarity -- has played a crucial role in shaping the continent's development.
05/24/2018 12:39 PM
Angola:British Airways to Stop Flying to Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -The British Airways officially announced last Wednesday that it will no longer fly to Angola as from June this year.
05/24/2018 12:58 PM
Africa:French, Rwandan Leaders Pledge Cooperation on African Security
[VOA] French and Rwandan leaders vowed to work together on key African security issues Wednesday, as they sought to move forward after bitter differences over Rwanda's 1994 genocide.
05/24/2018 10:10 AM
Congo-Kinshasa:MSF Steps Up Ebola Response After 26 Deaths
[MSF] DR Congo -Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has stepped the Ebola epidemic response in DRC's Équateur province while one new laboratory-confirmed Ebola case has been registered in the city of Mbandaka.
05/24/2018 09:23 AM
Equatorial Guinea:President Nguema in Secret Visit to Mugabe?
[New Zimbabwe] Equatorial Guinea president Theodoro Nguema Basogo is expected in Harare, Thursday for a private visit, high level sources said Wednesday.
05/24/2018 05:21 AM
Namibia:The Threat of the Ebola-Like Virus
[Namibian] Ebola has re-emerged, once again in the Democratic Republic of Congo where it was first discovered in the 1970s.
05/24/2018 11:45 AM
Burundi:Govt Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts
[VOA] Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets.
05/24/2018 10:08 AM
Congo-Kinshasa:Lessons From Last Ebola Outbreak Guide Approach
[VOA] When Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014, no one was prepared. A potential vaccine had been in limbo since a previous outbreak a decade earlier. Governments dragged their feet while failing to recognize the risks the outbreak carried. Local health workers were quickly overwhelmed. And aid agencies were scrambling to catch up.
05/24/2018 10:05 AM
Congo-Kinshasa:Coming Weeks Crucial in Containing Ebola Spread
[VOA] Health Experts at the World Health Assembly in Geneva agree the next few weeks will be crucial in determining whether the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo can be contained and prevented from spreading to highly-populated urban areas.
05/24/2018 10:01 AM
Southern Africa:Luanda Hosts 43rd Session of SADC Parliamentary Forum
[ANGOP] Luanda -National Assembly Speaker Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos Wednesday analysed matters related to the holding of the 43rd Plenary Assembly of the Parliamentary Forum of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) scheduled for June 20 - July 2, 2018 in Luanda.
05/24/2018 07:26 AM
Cameroon:Accusations By U.S. Ambassador - Government Expresses Strong Disapproval
[Cameroon Tribune] Following is a press release signed by the Minister of External Relations.
05/24/2018 02:43 PM
Angola:Justice Must Be Able to Fight Corruption - Attorney General
[ANGOP] Luanda -The justice must be an unbreakable blockage that is able to fight corruption, since this is a serious phenomenon that undermines and weakens the baselines and pillars of the society with big consequences.
05/24/2018 02:26 PM
Angola:Angola and Rwanda Sign Air Agreement
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan and Rwandan governments signed a civil aviation agreement Wednesday in the city of Kigali, Rwanda.
05/24/2018 01:39 PM
Angola:Angolan President Gets Message From Vietnamese Counterpart
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan President, Joao Lourenco, received a message from his Vietnamese counterpart, Tran Dai Quang, in which the Asian statesman stresses the solidity of the friendship and cooperation relations between the two countries for more than forty years.
05/24/2018 01:34 PM
Angola:Cooperation With Angola Is Based On Respect and Reciprocity
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola will continue to strive for cooperation and friendship with all the peoples of the world, based on respect and reciprocity of advantages, Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto said Wednesday in Luanda.
05/24/2018 01:08 PM
Angola:Angola Bolsters Epidemiological Surveillance At Border With DRC
[ANGOP] Soyo -At least 14 health technicians in Soyo town, northern Zaire province, were deployed along the Mwanda region and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border to bolster the surveillance and avoid the spread of Ebola outbreak hitting that neighbouring country.
05/24/2018 01:03 PM
Angola:MP Suggests Strengthening of Gender Mainstreaming
[ANGOP] Luanda -The head of the Women's Parliamentary Group, Luísa Damião, on Wednesday in Luanda suggested strengthening the transversal integration strategy on gender approaches under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol ).
05/24/2018 12:48 PM
Angola:Minister Welcomes WHO Support in Fight Against Epidemics
[ANGOP] Geneva -The Health Minister, Sílvia Lutucuta, on Tuesday welcomed the support received from the Wprld Health Organisation (WHO) and other international partners, which has helped overcome the three diseas yellow fever, malaria and dengue in Angola in the last years.
05/24/2018 12:45 PM
Rwanda:Ex-Rwanda Presidential Candidate Goes On Trial
[CAJ News] Kigali -THE trial of former Rwandan presidential hopeful, Diane Rwigara, has opened amid fears of a compromised probe by an impartial judiciary.
05/24/2018 12:33 PM
Rwanda:Rwanda, Angola Open Aviation Space in New Deal
[New Times] The governments of Rwanda and Angola has signed Bilateral Air Service Agreement under which the national carrier, RwandAir, and Angola's national airline Taag got seven frequencies a week on either side.
05/24/2018 12:27 PM
Rwanda:Govt to Slash Power Tariffs to Incentivise Investments
[New Times] Government is in the final stages of announcing new electricity tariffs for industries and heavy duty domestic users, according to the Minister for Trade and Industry, Vincent Munyeshyaka.
05/24/2018 12:27 PM
Rwanda:Rwanda-Arsenal Deal - What Does the Country Stand to Benefit?
[New Times] On Wednesday, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the London-based soccer team, Arsenal Football Club, announced an unprecedented deal that Rwanda would become the official tourism partner of the premier league club.
05/24/2018 12:26 PM
Cameroon:Promoting Peace and National Unity - Manyu Population Urged to Shun Violence
[Cameroon Tribune] Senator Tabe Tando at a reception organised in his honour in Yaounde last Saturday counseled his tribesmen to restraint from violence and revamp the Mamfe economy.
05/24/2018 11:10 AM
Cameroon:Attracting Investors - Innovations in Arbitration, Mediation Popularised
[Cameroon Tribune] An international colloquium to equip legal practitioners, legal counsels of enterprises and the business world with new skills to solve business conflicts started in Yaounde on May 23, 2018.
05/24/2018 11:10 AM
Cameroon:Decentralisation - Second Phase Transfer of Powers Discussed
[Cameroon Tribune] The first ordinary session of the Local Services Inter-ministerial Committee for 2018 took place in Yaounde on May 18, 2018.
05/24/2018 10:51 AM
Cameroon:National Day Celebration 2018 - President Paul Biya Commends Cameroonians
[Cameroon Tribune] Below is a press statement signed by the Minister, Secretary General of the Presidency.
05/24/2018 10:51 AM
Cameroon:Fireworks Display National Colours
[Cameroon Tribune] The spectacular explosion of fireworks in green, red and yellow in the nation's capital after march-past activities symbolised happiness and celebrations for the National Day.
05/24/2018 10:51 AM
Angola:Angola Pledges to Comply With Principles of International Law
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola will continue to abide by the principles of international law, such as respect for national sovereignty, priority to conflict resolution through dialogue, compliance with international agreements and treaties, and UN resolutions.
05/24/2018 07:35 AM
Rwanda:MPs Visit Stalled Government Projects
[New Times] Members of the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) are on ground in different parts of the country for a week-long fact-finding mission to assess what went wrong in the implementation of several government projects that have either stalled or failed.
05/24/2018 07:15 AM
Rwanda:Police Intercept 1700kg of Smuggled Minerals
[New Times] Police in Burera District, in partnership with Rwanda Investigations Bureau (RIB), on May 22, intercepted a Toyota Land Cruiser carrying 30 sacks of smuggled minerals weighing 1700kgs.
05/24/2018 05:22 AM