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    • Sierra Leone: Press focuses on run-off election

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leonean newspapers on Friday focus on the pending presidential run-off election, notably preparations of the two contending political parties and a court action threaten...

    • Gates Foundation invests over $1bn on healthcare in Nigeria

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, says his Foundation has invested over $1 billion in Nigeria’s healthcare system.

    • Swaziland braces for floods

      APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Services Department warned on Friday that ongoing rains might result in flooding in parts of the country duri...


    06-Nov-2014 to 10:32

    S/Leonean leader appeals for prompt food supply to quarantined communities

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday made a strong case for prompt and regular food supply to quarantine communities, so that the country`s efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic are not affected negatively.

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    05-Nov-2014 to 15:12

    Suspected Moz elephant poachers escape from police custody

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Two suspected elephant poachers in Mozambique escaped from Mecula police station in Niassa National Reserve to the north of the southern African nation, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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    05-Nov-2014 to 13:02

    Australia joins the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone

    APA – London (United Kingdom) — Australia has launched a health project initiative for Sierra Leone, with plans to operate a 100 bed Ebola treatment centre in the West African country.

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    05-Nov-2014 to 12:44

    Sierra Leonean leader appeals for local leadership in Ebola fight

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma has given local traditional leaders a 21-day ultimatum to ensure progress in the fight against the Ebola disease.

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    01-Nov-2014 to 14:00

    Ghanaians embark on massive clean-up exercise

    APA - Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaians on Saturday embarked on a national clean-up exercise to rid the country of filth with Ghana\'s Ministers of State joining the exercise.

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    31-Oct-2014 to 05:25

    Rwanda: Mountain gorillas go on the rampage

    APA – Arusha (Tanzania) — Eight mountain gorillas that escaped from their sanctuary in Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda had gone on the rampage invading farms and houses, APA can confirm.

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    30-Oct-2014 to 10:53

    Mozambique, foundations sign wildlife deal

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has signed an agreement with the Joaquim Chissano Foundation and the Peace Parks Foundation to fight wildlife crime, state media reported Thursday.

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