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Border personnel charged to be vigilant on Ebola disease

Border personnel charged to be vigilant on Ebola disease

Mr Fritz Bafour, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Ebola prevention at Ghana’s borders, has charged security personnel and port nurses to be vigilant to ensure that the disease did spread into the country

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has dismissed as ridiculous, the boast by President Goodluck Jonathan that his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will recover the State from the hands of APC during the 2015 general elections

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The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the Horn of Africa affected more than 10 million people, claimed 257,000 lives and cost over $1 billion in damages

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Is The South African Media Telling The Truth About T.B. Joshua?

As article after article is published about Nigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua in the wake of his tragic church building collapse, the bigotry and bias unashamedly displayed by the South African media have finally compelled me to react

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I Am Coming To South Africa – T.B. Joshua

Embattled Nigerian ‘Prophet’ T.B. Joshua declared in his church service today that he will be visiting South Africa once in a month ‘in memory of the martyrs of faith’

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T.B Joshua church collapse kills at least 67 South Africans – Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma has said that the building collapse at T.B Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos Nigeria has claimed the lives of at least 67 South Africans

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Ebola situation in Senegal remains stable

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the situation in Senegal, which confirmed its first case of Ebola virus disease on August 29, remains stable

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T.B Joshua church confirms building collapse, rescue operation underway

The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) has confirmed in an official statement that ‘a building’ collapsed today, stating that a rescue operation is currently taking place

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Ebola situation in Liberia worsens

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Ebola situation in Liberia requires non-conventional interventions in tackling it

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Nigeria: I’m sure of winning the race, says Olejeme

Chairman, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme weekend declared that she would break the jinx and emerge as the first elected female governor in Nigeria

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Daily, millions of women in Africa are engaged in one form of trade or another, either within their countries or across national borders

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In part two of The Battle for Africa, Emmy-winning Sierra Leonean journalist Sorious Samura travels to Ghana and Botswana in search of that most scarce of African commodities – good governance. The first episode of the People & Power investigation explored the effects of China’s increasing influence in Africa, but Sorious says that making the […]

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Ebola assumes economic dimension in West Africa

The Centre for African Democratic Affairs (CADA) has said that the current outbreak of Ebola may inflict broad economic damage on most West African countries if the situation is not contained as soon as possible

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Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world

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Murder of ‘bigshot’” in Nigeria will spark political crisis – T.B. Joshua

Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua sounded a prophetic alarm in his church service yesterday, stating that a “very big ‘bigshot’” in Nigeria would soon be attacked and killed

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Egyptian jail causes Al Jazeera journalist to miss birth of son

Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohammed will become a father again today. His unjust imprisonment has however meant that he will not be at his wife Gehan’s side when she gives birth to their baby boy

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