August 20

  • Kenya: Ebola Scare As 122 West Africans Pass

    The Star

    BUSIA Governor Sospeter Ojaamong says measures have been put in place to contain any spread of Ebola by West Africans entering Kenya illegally. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Voters 'Cannot Recall Their MP'

    Daily News

    MEMBERS of Committee Number 5 of the Constituent Assembly (CA) have agreed to remove a section from the Second Draft Constitution which gives powers to electorate to recall... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Councils to Be Co-Opted in Addressing Malnutrition

    Daily News

    FOLLOWING widespread health complications associated with malnutrition in the country, the government has embarked on various initiatives including full involvement of local... Read more »

  • Uganda: Byandala Accuses Nasasira, Tumwebaze

    Observer

    Nasasira: I don't know anybody in Eutaw. I have never visited the United States to meet any of their officials ... He should take responsibility for his actions and not blame... Read more »

  • Liberia: Following Looting in West Point - More Stringent Measures Soon... 34 Ebola Suspects Cleared At Elwa

    Inquirer

    The Government of Liberia (GOL) has announced that it intends to take further and tougher measures aimed at enhancing the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia. Read more »

  • Liberia: Curfew Imposed!

    New Dawn

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has imposed a curfew beginning Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 9PM to 6AM daily as part of additional measures under the state of emergency to curb... Read more »

  • Liberia: Senators Frustrated Over Ebola Fight

    New Dawn

    Members of the Liberian Senate have expressed frustration over the government's alleged failure to vigorously combat the deadly Ebola Virus here. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: SK Moyo Patron of John Nkomo Trust

    The Herald

    Senior Minister of State in the President's Office, Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo, has been appointed patron of the John Landa Nkomo Trust. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Scheme to Downplay President Rapped

    The Herald

    AS factional scheming and jostling for leadership positions in Zanu-PF escalates ahead of the party's elective Congress in December, some individuals who are allegedly plotting... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'No Security Fear' - Minister Tah Allay Fears Over State of Emergency

    FrontPageAfrica

    Justice Minister, Cllr. Christina Tah says the state of emergency recently declared by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf should not be seen as the government against the people, but... Read more »

  • Angola: Vice-President Donates Industrial Goods to Chieftains in Moxico

    ANGOP

    The Angolan Vice-president, Manuel Domingos Vicente, donated on Wednesday in Luena industrial goods to traditional authorities in Moxico municipality, under his visit that he is... Read more »

  • Angola: Vice-President in Moxico

    ANGOP

    The Angolan Vice-President, Manuel Domingos Vicente, arrived on Wednesday morning in Luena, eastern Moxico province, where is unveiling the new air terminal of the provincial... Read more »

  • Angola: Vice President Inaugurates New Airport of Luena

    ANGOP

    Vice president Manuel Domingos Vicente inaugurated this Wednesday in Luena, eastern Moxico Province, the new airport of the city called "Comandante Dangereux", which now has modern... Read more »

  • Angola: President Expected in Benguela Wednesday

    ANGOP

    The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, will pay on Thursday a working visit to the central Benguela province, where he will preside over a meeting of the... Read more »

  • Angola: Vice President Unveils Reference Hospital in Luena

    ANGOP

    The first reference hospital of Moxico City, in the eastern province with the same name, was inaugurated on Wednesday by the Angolan vice president, Manuel Domingos Vicente. Read more »

  • Africa: African Press Review 20 August 2014

    RFI

    Ebola is making headlines in the West African news, Kenya needs to bring its food supplies out of the silos and into the fields, and South Africa looks at research on how to lose... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Engage Boko Haram, Guber Aspirant Urges Jonathan

    Daily Independent

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been enjoined to practically engage the members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, by creating more jobs and good environment for the young ones as a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: APC Warns Against Arrest of Party Chairman in Borno

    Daily Independent

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly warned against the plan by the Department of State Security (DSS), acting at the behest of some politicians, to arrest its Chairman... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola Death Toll Hits 1,229 - Who

    Daily Independent

    The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Lapfund, Laptrust Scramble for Workers

    The Star

    A provident fund and pension trust are in competition to win county government employees. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Arusha College Launches Degree in Good Governance

    Daily News

    STUDENTS from conflict- torn South Sudan are among the first batch of learners from around Africa undertaking the locally accredited BA degree in Governance and Development in... Read more »

  • Kenya: I Didn't Know Kiala Had a Criminal Record - Mutua

    The Star

    Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has said he did not know Bernard Kiala had a criminal record when he vied for county head. "I only came to know recently that he had been jailed at... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: White Farmer Gets Offer Letter

    The Herald

    The fifth largest dairy farmer in Zimbabwe, Mr Gerald Douglas Davison, has been allowed to continue operating on Xekene Farm in Seke in line with Government policy to boost fresh... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Gono's Senatorial Seat Hinges On Electoral Bill

    The Herald

    The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said it will make its position regarding the eligibility of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono to become Senator for... Read more »

  • Kenya: Counties Must Seek Home-Grown Solutions to Spur Development

    Capital FM

    Almost all African heads of State were recently in America at the invitation of US President Barrack Obama where trade between the two continents was discussed. Coming closer home,... Read more »

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