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Instant Forest Tree Hopping Takes Off in Parts of Kenya

KERITA, KENYA - The sun beat down on Samuel Rono's farm in Kerita, a village in southern Kenya, as six ...


FEATURE-Finding fakes: Mobile phones help detect counterfeit seeds in Kenya

NTULELE, Kenya, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Besides more unpredictable weather and changing crop diseases, ...


UPDATE 1-Pentagon to cut troops in Africa as focus shifts to China, Russia

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. military will withdraw hundreds of troops focused on counterterrorism ...


Kenya central bank upholds fines against lenders for suspect transactions

NAIROBI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Kenya's central bank has upheld the fines it imposed in September against five top commercial ...


Africa

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Dozens killed after bus in Zimbabwe bursts into flames

HARARE, Zimbabwe - In a horrific incident in Zimbabwe, a bus travelling in the southern part of the country exploded ...

Police fire rubber bullets to disperse striking Dis-Chem workers

Gauteng police used rubber bullets on Friday to disperse about 2 000 workers belonging to the National Union of Public ...

Animal's food-finding strategies making them extinct

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 16 (ANI): Turns out, strategies of animals to find food can put their own lives in ...

Boks v Scots: Vast contrasts in No 9 scrap

Cape Town - The enormous experience and home wisdom of Greig Laidlaw against the raw, slippery talent of Embrose Papier ...

Zim horror accident: Bus was headed to SA, 'completely incinerated'

Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, and police said on Friday that more than 40 people died and ...

I thought I would never bowl again: Steyn

Johannesburg [South Africa], Nov 16 (ANI): Ace South African pacer Dale Steyn has opened up about the times when he ...

North Africa

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Dozens killed after bus in Zimbabwe bursts into flames

HARARE, Zimbabwe - In a horrific incident in Zimbabwe, a bus travelling in the southern part of the country exploded ...

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a bid to cater to millions of potential consumers in the region, the music ...

Fake Drugs Kill Tens of Thousands in Africa Each Year

DAKAR - When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and ...

Merck Foundation announces winners for Merck Diabetes Award

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked 'World Diabetes Day 2018' ...

African Leaders Meet for 'Last Push' on AU Reforms

ADDIS ABABA - African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated ...

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Experts Blame Multiple Causes for California Fires

LOS ANGELES - Two devastating wildfires have ravaged parts of California, and the death toll Thursday reached 66, officials said. ...


PSL cannot force foreign players to play in Pakistan: Nadeem Omar

Karachi [Pakistan], Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise owner Nadeem Omar has stated that the league is not ...


US Senate Bill to punish Saudi over Khashoggi killing, Yemen crisis

Washington (USA), Nov 16 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday introduced a legislation seeking to punish Saudi Arabia over the ...


N Korea to deport US citizen for illegal entry

Seoul [South Korea], Nov 16 (ANI): The North Korean government decided to deport an American citizen, who was detained for ...


MMA chief says Asiya Bibi released under deal with West

Lahore (Pakistan) Nov 16 (ANI): Mutahidda Majlis-i-Amal's (MMA) president Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday alleged that the Imran Khan-led Pakistan ...


1984 anti-Sikh riots: Witness identifies Sajjan Kumar

New Delhi, (India) Nov 16 (ANI): A 1984 anti-Sikh riots witness and victim on Friday identified Congress leader Sajjan Kumar ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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