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OVER ONE LAKH INDIAN TOURISTS LIKELY TO VISIT SOUTH AFRICA: OFFICIAL

COIMBATORE, South African Tourism is expecting over one lakh tourists from India this year, a senior official said.

The country has registered a 21.7 per cent increase in arrival of Indian leisure visitors in 2016, …

G20 LAUNCHES PLAN TO FIGHT POVERTY IN AFRICA

HAMBURG, G20 nations launched an unprecedented initiative on July 8 at the group's summit in Germany to fight poverty in Africa, but critics called the plan half-hearted.

Under German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "Investment Compacts", an …

AFRICAN UNION SEEKS INSTITUTIONAL REFORM TO BETTER ADDRESS CHALLENGES

ADDIS ABABA, Creating more synergy and harmony in the implementation of major African Union (AU) programs is at the heart of AU's reform process, Thomas Kwesi Quartey, AUC Deputy Chairperson said on Saturday.

The reform, …

EAST AFRICAN BREWRIES INVESTING 15 BLN SHILLINGS IN NEW BREWERY IN KENYA

NAIROBI, East Africa Breweries Limited, the Kenyan subsidiary of British alcoholic beverages multinational Diageo plc, is to invest some 15 billioon shillings (about 145 million US dolars) to build a new state-of-the art brewery on …

Special Committee on Decolonization Approves Draft Resolution Calling for Argentina, United Kingdom to Resume Talks Over Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Dispute

Amid affirmations of solidarity, the Special Committee on Decolonization approved a draft resolution today reiterating that a peaceful and negotiated settlement of the sovereignty dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom was the only way …

At Least 2 Dead in Attack on Malian Resort

Two people have been killed in an attack by suspected jihadists on a resort outside Mali's capital, a security ministry spokesman said on Sunday.

"The first victim was a French-Gabonese citizen. We are in the …

Somali, US Military Claim to Destroy an Al-Shabab Training Base

WASHINGTON � Somali and U.S. military forces have destroyed an al-Shabab training base in Somalia's Middle Jubba region.

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said Sunday he authorized the country's special forces with support from international …

UN migration agency launches $60 million appeal for drought-hit East, Horn of Africa

The United Nations migration agency today appealed for some $60 million to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought in decades in East and Horn of Africa.

In the coming months, …