Monday 29 May 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-05-29

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AFP - 10/21/16

As the horses round the last bend, the crowd starts shouting, their cries crescendoing into deafening cheers as the jockeys bear down on the finish line.

"The...

AFP - 8/11/16

Twelve Somalis who attacked a container ship in the Indian Ocean were sentenced to five years in jail in Mauritius Thursday, a reminder of the region's battle against...

Xinhuanet - 3/21/16

The road of regional integration is a stepping stone to becoming more fully integrated into the world economy, Ethiopian Financial and Economic Minister Sufian Ahmed...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/26/15

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/19/15

Pope Francis will meet slum dwellers and refugees and call for dialogue between Christians and Muslims when he visits Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic next...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/15/15

China slapped a one-year ban on African ivory hunting trophy imports, the state forestry authority said on Thursday ahead of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Britain...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/6/15

Facebook Inc said it would launch a satellite in partnership with France's Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/23/15

Washington - The United States and India on Tuesday agreed to train troops in six African countries before they are deployed to UN peacekeeping missions, US Secretary...

Reuters (Eng) - 9/16/15

Kellogg Co (K.N) is setting up a joint venture with the African arm of Singapore's Tolaram Group to bolster its breakfast and snack food offerings in West Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/3/15

A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl landed on a beach on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, sea rescue services said on Wednesday...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/17/15

Swiss food and drinks company Nestle (NESN.VX) is cutting 15 percent of its workforce in 21 African countries, the company confirmed on Wednesday.

A Nestle...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/13/15

London — Protecting the world's dwindling forests and making small farms more productive will cost hundreds of billions of dollars annually - money governments and...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/6/15

Barcelona — African governments should aim to increase power generation 10-fold to give all their people access to electricity by 2030, an effort that would require a...

AFP - 6/4/15

Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was Thursday approved by the parliament of Mauritius as the Indian Ocean island nation's new president, making her the first...

AFP - 6/1/15

The government of Mauritius on Monday designated Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as the Indian Ocean island nation's new president, making her the first woman to hold the...

AFP - 5/30/15

Mauritius president Kailash Purryag announced Friday he was stepping down from his position as ceremonial figurehead of the Indian Ocean island nation.

The...

Reuters (Eng) - 5/21/15

Chinese fishing boats have been illegally fishing off West Africa, Greenpeace said on Wednesday, adding that Chinese companies expanded operations in Africa from 13...

AFP - 5/11/15

South Africa's George Coetzee got the better of Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen in a playoff to win the inaugural Mauritius Open on Sunday, triumphing at the second extra...

Reuters (Eng) - 4/22/15

(Reuters) - Leaders of Asian and African nations called on Wednesday for a new global order that is open to emerging economic powers and leaves the "obsolete ideas"...

Reuters (Eng) - 4/8/15

(Reuters) - The head of the African Union has urged the United Nations to add human rights monitoring to the tasks of its peacekeeping mission in the disputed North...

Reuters (Eng) - 3/25/15

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Google and Facebook are at the forefront of a scramble to win over new African Internet users, offering freebies they say give a leg-up to...

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