[VOA]The United States has announced plans to spend $110 million annually, for three to five years, to help African nations develop rapid reaction peacekeeping forces. President Barack Obama announced the new initiative at the close of a U.S.
[SAPA]Pretoria -Murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius tailored his version of what happened the night he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he was concerned of the implications, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Thursday.
[Guardian]DIRECTOR of Port Health Services, member of the Incidence Management Centre (IMC) for the Ebola Virus Disease and head the Committee on points of entry, Dr Sani Gwarzo, told The Guardian in an exclusive telephone interview yesterday that it is now mandatory for pilots to declare any event in the air in case one of the passengers vomited or passed diarrhoea or was bleeding or was sick or had high fever, or whatever event that occurs in the air; and also the passengers are mandated to self declar
[Deutsche Welle]US and African leaders meeting in Washington D.C, on Tuesday (05.08.2014) will discuss trade and investment opportunities, while US companies are planning $14 billion (10.4 billion euros) worth of investments in Africa.
[New Dawn]In continuation of the Ebola fight in Liberia, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has declared a State of Emergency, effective Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
[VOA]The murder trial of former South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius is set to resume Thursday in Johannesburg after months of gripping testimony that captured the world’s attention.
[New Zimbabwe]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has said the government is contemplating recalling soldiers and police officers from Ebola-hit Liberia were they are part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission.
[VOA]Officials in Cameroon said Boko Haram militants from neighboring Nigeria raided a remote northern border town Wednesday, killing 10 people and kidnapping a child.
[SA Info]New York Stock Exchange-listed Chinese company Jinko Solar, the fourth-largest solar PV manufacturer in the world, unveiled an R80-million solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing plant in Cape Town on Tuesday.
[SAPA]Johannesburg -The University of Pretoria (UP) has launched an investigation into possibly racist behaviour after two white female students were photographed in domestic worker outfits with black paint smeared on their faces and arms.