Category Archives: Education

Separatist Bomb Attack Kills 4 Policemen in Cameroon

YAOUNDE – Cameroon says separatist fighters have killed four policemen and wounded six in the English- speaking southwestern town of Eyumojock. The separatist fighters use of bombs is the first to be reported since the conflict that has killed nearly …

Mozambique Gets Further Support for its Water Systems Following Demages Caused by Cyclones

WASHINGTON, The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* grant in the amount of $75 million equivalent from its Crisis Response Window (CRW) as an additional financing to the Water Services and Institutional Support Project II currently in …

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

JOHANNESBURG, Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa rose 13% last year to $32 billion, bucking a global downward trend and reversing two years of decline, according to a United Nations report.

Development of new mining and oil projects, a new U.S. …

2nd Ebola Death in Uganda After Outbreak Crosses Border

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

The first cross-border cases in this Ebola …

Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case Outside Outbreak in Congo

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda’s health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to …

South African President Ramaphosa in Gevena for ILO centenary

GENEVA, President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, where he is leading the South African delegation at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Centenary Conference.

The conference, which starts Monday morning, is the 108th ILO session and is being convened under …