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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...


    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique has urged member states of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) to redouble their efforts to find sustainable solutions that guarantee human rights, APA observes here on Friday.

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    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibians have been urged to take precautionary measures as Tropical Cyclone Dineo is expected to hit the eastern regions of the country at the weekend.

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    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The main headlines in the Namibian press on Friday were the scramble for land in Okahandja by the elite, a verbal attack by former deputy land minister Bernadus Swartbooi on his boss as well as the defence of President Hage Geingob by housing minister over the current economic crisis.

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    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Preparations are underway for the celebration of Gambia's 52 Independence anniversary and which coincides with the inauguration of the country's third President, Adama Barrow at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Saturday.

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    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — French logistic firm Bollore announced in a communiqué released Friday in Brazzaville its willingness to invest in the coming five years CFA 150 billion francs for the modernization and expansion of the container terminal of Congo’s Pointe-Noire port.

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    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) are increasingly concerned by the continuing impasse in the dialogue among the political stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) related to the implementation modalities of the 31 December political agreement, the Organizations said on Thursday in a statement.

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