Ebola: UN-organized workshop aims to boost Africa's defences against deadly disease
Two midwives in Ebola protective gear supplied by UNFPA hand over a newborn to her mother at the Star of the Sea Clinic in West Point, Monrovia, Liberia.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Congo-Brazzaville: Congo Brazzaville 2014 Budget Reviewed Downwards
Parliament in Congo Brazzaville last week passed a new budget for the 2014 financial year after the government realised that the former projections could no longer be attained as a result of falling oil revenue sequel to a reduction in production.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Used-Car Marketplace Carmudi Broadens Africa Footprint
It's been a busy year for Carmudi, a developing-world used-car start-up, and it's about to get busier.
Rwanda/Congo-Brazzaville: CAF Kicks Rwanda Out of Afcon 2015
The Organising Committee of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, August 17, 2014 disqualified Rwanda from the qualifiers of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Central African Republic: What Hope for an Extended Ceasefire in the CAR?
The signing of a ceasefire on 23 July between the CAR's Seleka rebels and anti-Balaka fighters raised some hopes of a political solution after more than a year of violence.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Central African Republic: New CAR Premier Kamoun - 'We Must All Work for Peace'
The strife-torn Central African Republic now has a Muslim prime minister - for the first time since it gained independence from France in 1960.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
FAO Spends US$700,000 Dollars On Cassava
The Food and Agriculture Organization undertook a Rural Poverty Reduction Initiative project on cassava production with focus on Northern Ghana and has since spent closely to US$700,000 dollars for the pilot project in about 18 communities of the West Gonja district.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Obama Can End Argentina's Debt Crisis with a PenThe President has the ...
The "vulture" financier now threatening to devour Argentina can be stopped dead by a simple note to the courts from Barack Obama.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Kempinski Hotels take over management of Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa
Kempinski began its management contract for Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo on August 1st following the signing of an eleven-year management agreement in Geneva in January.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Central African Republic: Violence Continues Despite Peace Deal
In spite of the signing in Brazzaville, Congo of a ceasefire deal on July 23, 2014, between the warring sides in the Central African Republic, CAR conflict, violence still continues in the country.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Africa: How Ebola Could Head Out of Africa – a Tale of Two Travellers
It is 6am on a warm West African morning. Two men, Ahmed and Milton, are up early, getting ready for long journeys.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Rwanda: Traders Urged to Tap Into Opportunities Presented By Equatorial Guinea Market
Rwandan traders should take advantage of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea recently to exploit the business opportunities the Central African country presents, John Mirenge, the RwandAir chief executive officer, has said.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Researchers at Missouri Botanical Garden Have Reported New Data on...
Sabicea bullata is easily recognized by its cordate leaves, which are strongly bullate above, and its sessile glomerulate inflorescences."
Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures
Africa Cup of Nations third round, second leg qualifying fixtures this weekend : Saturday At Blantyre Malawi v Benin 1230 GMT At Victoria Seychelles v Sierra Leone 1230 GMT At Kigali Rwanda v Congo Brazzaville 1300 GMT At Bissau Guinea-Bissau v Botswana 1600 GMT At Nouakchott Mauritania v Uganda 1700 GMT Sunday At Maputo Mozambique v Tanzania 1300 ... (more)