Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates 

KAMPALA, Dec. 21 — Talks aimed at resolving the Burundi crisis are to resume in Uganda late this month, a mediator has said.

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China, Africa agree on building resilient public health system

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on China, Africa agree on building resilient public health system 

CAPE TOWN, Oct. 7 — The ministers in charge of health affairs in china and African countries on Tuesday stressed the importance of establishing a resilient public health system in Africa, especially the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, both in the African Union, as well as in individual countries.

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Campaigns start for Guinea's presidential polls

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Campaigns start for Guinea's presidential polls 

CONAKRY, Sept. 10 — Guinea President Alpha Conde on Wednesday signed a decree announcing the start of a one month electoral campaign for the presidential elections, an official source said.

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UN seeks to strengthen cooperation with regional organizations

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN seeks to strengthen cooperation with regional organizations 

UNITED NATIONS, May 5 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday the UN will strengthen cooperation with regional and sub-regional organizations to better confront global threats.

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African countries vow to set up single African air transport market

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on African countries vow to set up single African air transport market 

PRETORIA, Jan. 22 — African transport ministers on Wednesday vowed to set up a single African air transport market by 2017.

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Kenya to send 300 medical workers to Ebola-hit countries

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Kenya to send 300 medical workers to Ebola-hit countries 

NAIROBI, Dec. 17 — Kenya's ministry of health will deploy the first batch of medical workers to Ebola hit West African countries on January 5, 2015, a senior health official said Wednesday.

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African Union to launch SMS resource mobilization campaign against Ebola

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on African Union to launch SMS resource mobilization campaign against Ebola 

ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 2 — The African Union (AU) will be launching the "Africa Against Ebola" SMS resource mobilization campaign to raise funds for the fight against Ebola.

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Death toll hits 20 in Somalia car bomb attack

October 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on Death toll hits 20 in Somalia car bomb attack 

MOGADISHU, Oct. 13 — The death toll from a car bomb attack near a popular cafe in Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday evening has climbed to 20, local officials said Monday.

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Xi announces new aid for combating Ebola

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Xi announces new aid for combating Ebola 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 18 — Chinese President Xi Jinping announced here Thursday an aid package of 200 million yuan (about 32.54 million U.S. dollars) for Liberia, Sierra Leon and Guinea to combat Ebola.

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Xi announces new aid for combating Ebola

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Xi announces new aid for combating Ebola 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 18 — Chinese President Xi Jinping announced here Thursday an aid package of 200 million yuan (about 32.54 million U.S. dollars) for Liberia, Sierra Leon and Guinea to combat Ebola.

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