Al Jazeera Demands Release of News Producer Arrested in Egypt

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Al Jazeera urged Egypt to immediately release Mahmoud Hussein, a news producer at the Qatar-based TV channel, denying “fabricated charges” brought against him.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Al Jazeera urged Egypt to immediately release Mahmoud Hussein, a news producer at the Qatar-based TV channel, denying "fabricated charges" brought against him.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Art Exhibition On Eritrean Culture

[Shabait] Asmara -An art exhibition by Prof. Betty LaDuke is being staged at Asmara Palace Hotel. The exhibition was opened by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh on 21 December.

[Shabait] Asmara -An art exhibition by Prof. Betty LaDuke is being staged at Asmara Palace Hotel. The exhibition was opened by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh on 21 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

New Disease Resistant Cassava Varieties to Be Multiplied

[New Times] Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) says that about 20 million cuttings of new cassava varieties are expected to be multiplied on 1000hectares during season 2017A (started in September) and 1000hectares in 2017B (starts in February).

[New Times] Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) says that about 20 million cuttings of new cassava varieties are expected to be multiplied on 1000hectares during season 2017A (started in September) and 1000hectares in 2017B (starts in February).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Minister – Zisco Likely to Re-Open in 2017

[New Zimbabwe] THE effectively mothballed Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel) will likely resume operations towards the end of 2017 with government short-listing potential investors in January.

[New Zimbabwe] THE effectively mothballed Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel) will likely resume operations towards the end of 2017 with government short-listing potential investors in January.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Ebola Vaccine Trial Results Offer Hope

[IPS] United Nations -A new Ebola vaccine may be the first to successfully protect against one of the world’s most lethal pathogens, according to a trial involving over 11,000 participants in Guinea.

[IPS] United Nations -A new Ebola vaccine may be the first to successfully protect against one of the world's most lethal pathogens, according to a trial involving over 11,000 participants in Guinea.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone