Archive for December, 2018

DCI lost 11.36 percent year to date

| December 31, 2018

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) lost 0.07 percent during the week ending December 28, 2018. As indicated by Stockbrokers Botswana weekly report, the index closed at 7 853.53 points from 7 859.00 points the previous week. For the year-to-date, the …

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Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

| December 31, 2018

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria's campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway.

As part of the effort, Nigeria's government partnered with the World …

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WHO WARNSS DR CONGO UNREST THREATENING GAINS IN EBOLA FIGHT

| December 31, 2018

GENEVA, The World Health Organization warned that growing unrest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was disrupting efforts to rein in an Ebola outbreak, threatening gains made in fighting the deadly virus.

The security situation in the Ebola-hit Beni and …

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Chaos, Anger, Confusion Mar DR Congo’s Long Awaited National Poll

| December 31, 2018

JOHANNESBURG Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo counted millions of votes Monday, the day after an election marred by massive irregularities, including alleged errors in the voter roll, technical problems and delayed or missing polling materials.

The poll drew …

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TUNISIA COASTGUARD RESCUES 45 MIGRANTS

| December 31, 2018

TUNIS, The Tunisian coastguard on Sunday rescued 45 migrants near the Kerkennah Islands off the country's eastern coast, the National Guard said.

The migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, were found "in good health" after their boat broke down near the …

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