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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...


    19-Dec-2016 to 13:21

    Mozambican opposition official gunned down

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A prominent member of Mozambique's man opposition Renamo party, Jose Almeida Murevele was shot and killed by unknown gunmen at the weekend in the northern city of Nampula, according to reports monitored here on Monday.

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    16-Dec-2016 to 11:12

    S/Africa's special envoys end Middle East peace missions

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa's two special envoys for the Middle East, ambassadors Zola Skweyiya and Aziz Pahad, have been commended by President Jacob Zuma for the assignment, the Presidency said on Friday.

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    16-Dec-2016 to 07:58

    Minister says gov't not responsible for economic recession in Nigeria

    APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria's Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma has said that the Federal Government is not responsible for the pains Nigerians are currently passing through.

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    16-Dec-2016 to 05:59

    Swaziland gov't declares 27 December, 2 January public holidays

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The government of Swaziland has declared 27 December 2016 and 2 January 2017 as public holidays, APA learnt here.

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    14-Dec-2016 to 11:49

    S/African leader congratulates Ghanaian President-elect

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Ghanaian President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo on his election to head the West African country, the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation has said.

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    14-Dec-2016 to 11:45

    S/Africa's parliamentary inquiry into SABC's inner workings reveals reign of ter...

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A court decision to effectively stop former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng from entering the SABC premises in Johannesburg have empowered former insiders to open up to a parliamentary inquiry holding in Cape Town since last week.

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    14-Dec-2016 to 11:26

    Ghana: Commonwealth observer mission calls on President-elect

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The former President of South Africa and leader of the Commonwealth Observer Mission to Ghana, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, has paid a courtesy visit on Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, President-elect of Ghana.

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