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Monthly Archives: July, 2017

Injectable HIV/AIDs drugs could to replace oral pills

Scientists have revealed that the daily oral HIV/Aids pills could be replaced with injectable drug that will be given six times a year. If approved the injectable formulation of HIV medicines could offer a highly effective therapt. The injection — given...

Harvesting world’s richest marine diamond deposit off Namibia coast

A vast mechanical monster rises from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Namibia, leaving a huge swell in its wake as seawater pours off its surface. The 285-tonne giant, dubbed "the butcher" by its operators, is diamond miner De...

Cable theft at Nchanga mine forces Zambia’s Konkola mine to halt operations

Zambia's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) said on Tuesday it was halting operations indefinitely at its Nchanga underground mine (NUG) in Chingola state due to theft of high voltage cables. Konkola, a subsdiary of London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc, said it had...

Second militia attack in a week in C. African town kills 2 Moroccan peacekeepers

Suspected militiamen killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in Central African Republic on Tuesday, the mission said, in the second deadly attack on Moroccan forces this week. The peacekeepers were ambushed by suspected anti-balaka fighters in the...

China furious with Botswana over Dalai Lama planned visit

China stepped up its warning to Botswana on Wednesday over a planned visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama next month, demanding the African nation respect China's core interests. The Dalai Lama, reviled by Beijing as a dangerous...

Chinese firm taken to court in Uganda for sacking staff over HIV status

When Kato was called into his manager's office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to...

‘Libya rivals Fayez and Haftar committed to ceasefire, elections’

The two principal rivals in conflict-ridden Libya, who are to hold French-brokered talks Tuesday near Paris, are committed to a ceasefire and elections "as soon as possible", said a draft talks statement. The statement says Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez...

Middlemen exploiting Kenya’s standard rail travellers

Middlemen are putting a muck on the recently launched mega modern Standard gauge railway linking Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, and its coastal city of Mombasa, reports the Business Daily. Kenya Railways is however working towards rectifying this situation by implementing...

Tunisia Minister calls for int’l cooperation to tackle illegal immigration

Enhanced international cooperation is needed to adopt a collective approach to fight illegal immigration, Tunisian Interior Minister Hedi Majdoub said Monday. "No country in the world can confront by itself the phenomenon of the illegal immigration and its adverse impacts,"...

Uganda releases final list for IAAF World Championships in London

The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has named the final squad that will represent the country at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Namayo Mawerere, the UAF publicity secretary told Xinhua that they have selected the best 20 athletes that...
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20 Yemen bound migrants die after being thrown overboard

The International Organization for Migration says at least 20 migrants are dead after smugglers threw 80 overboard during a...

Senegal top opposition Sonko arrested amid violent protests

Senegal main opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was arrested Wednesday on charges of disturbing the public order after hundreds of...

Morocco suspends relations with German over Western Sahara

Morocco has announced that it has suspended contacts with the German embassy in the country over its stance on...
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