archives : October 2012

     

Uganda
A deadly virus known as the Marbourg has spread in the capital city of Uganda Kampala after a woman travelling to the city has been infected. About five person have been recorded death on Monday of the desease says health officials. - Tuesday 23 October 2012


Benin
Benin authorities have arrested President Thomas Boni Yayi’s doctor, his niece and an ex-minister over a suspected plot to poison the leader, the public prosecutor said on Monday. - Tuesday 23 October 2012


OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, October 23, 2012/ — The CGIAR research program on Climate change, Agriculture and Food security (CCAFS) Program in West Africa (http://www.ccafs.cgiar.org) is inviting you to a High level Science - Policy Session to discuss needed changes in Agriculture with Ministries, Farmers organizations, Scientists and NGOS. - Tuesday 23 October 2012


DR Congo - Uganda
Muslims from Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda have been banned from making the pilgrimage to the by holy city of Mecca this year because of cholera and Ebola epidemics in the region by Suadi Arabia. - Monday 22 October 2012


Somalia
A journalist from Somalia’s private radio station Radio Shabelle receieved serious wounds on Sunday by unidentified gunmen as he left a mosque after evening prayers. - Monday 22 October 2012


The navy training ship seized by the Ghanaian authorities earlier this month has received orders to evacuate the over 300 sailors on board. The ship has been in the possession of Ghanaian authorities since October 2 due to the Argentine’s debts. - Monday 22 October 2012


Some 22 persons have been killed and 200 others seriously injured following the clashes between pro-government militia and gunmen in former leader Muammar Gaddafi’s bastion, in Libya’s town of Bani Walid - Monday 22 October 2012


Nigeria
A series of attacks by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in northeast Nigeria has killed a number of people and destroyed several buildings and residents on Friday. - Saturday 20 October 2012


Libya
Thousands of buildings with collapsed walls and missing storeys in the Libyan city of Sirte still implore for renovation where Muammar Gaddafi made his last stand a year ago. - Friday 19 October 2012


Somalia
A suspected Islamist militant batch in the North-East of Somali coming from Yemen has been detained says the regional governor Abdisamad Gallan. - Friday 19 October 2012

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