2012-02-27 15:53:18Second Round of Presidential Election Likely[RFI]
Unofficial results suggest that Senegal's presidential election will go to a second round, as it seems unlikely that any candidate has garnered the required 50 per cent of votes plus one.
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:43President of the Republic Receives Basma Khalfaoui[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -President Béji Caïd Essebsi received, on Tuesday in the Carthage palace, widow of martyr Chokri Belaid, Basma Khalfaoui "given his commitment to endeavour to reveal the truth over the assassination of Belaid », a statement of the Presidency of the Republic reads.
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:42Ghana's Gold Diggers - Land and Rivers Laid to Waste[SciDev.Net] Large swathes of Ghana's gold belt have been laid to waste in the search for the precious metal by illegal small-scale miners. Cocoa plantations have been cut down and rivers polluted with heavy metals, including mercury, used to extract gold.
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:40Kenya Approves Limited GM Maize Release[SciDev.Net] Kenya says more tests and safeguards are needed before genetically modified (GM) maize seeds can be grown commercially in the country.