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    Congo Airlines now flies to Lebanon

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines, (www.flyecair.com), the national airline of the Republic of the Congo, headed by Fatima Beyina‐Moussa, who is also President of the AFRAA (African Airlines Association), is adding a new destination to its network. As part of its expansion, ECAir is launching its Brazzaville-Beirut service on Tuesday, 2 June. Beirut (Lebanese Republic) is […]

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    Boko Haram disrupts life in Cameroon

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food in Cameroon’s Far North region, residents say, not only because the annual lean season is underway, but insecurity caused by Boko Haram has severely disrupted farming and cross-border trade. As many as 180,000 people in the region could be at risk of an acute food crisis […]

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  • Mission Director Maria Nilsson and Assistant Director John Ward at Gebel el Silsila, Photo: TT

    Swedish team uncovers 3000-year-old temple

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    A Swedish-led team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of a 3000-year-old temple in southern Egypt. The Lund University mission, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson, discovered the temple at the Gebel el Silsila quarry, north of Aswan, where they have been working since 2012. The temple, which dates to the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom, had […]

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  • Ijeh was top scorer of the Swedish premiership in 2002

    Ijeh set to manage Swedish club

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Former Nigerian football star Peter IJeh is expected to take over as coach of Anundsjo, a second disivion outfit in the Swedish league. According to local newssite Allehanda, IJeh who made his name scoring goals for Swedish champions Malmo FF, and Anundsjo are set to agree terms soon. The former Nigerian international is a licensed UEFA coach. […]

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  • Nah, I'm just overweight, and so was the bloke I just ate" (photo: Tibor Vegh)

    Danes fatter than they think

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Danes have no problem admitting they are carrying a few extra pounds, but many are unclear by exactly how much.A new poll conducted by the research group Opinium for the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) shows that 42 percent of Danes who say they are overweight are actually obese.Jens Meldgaard Bruun, the […]

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ecair
May
21

Congo Airlines now flies to Lebanon

ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines, (www.flyecair.com), the national airline of the Republic of the Congo, headed by Fatima Beyina‐Moussa, who is also President of the AFRAA (African Airlines Association), is adding a new destination to its network. As part of its expansion, ECAir is launching its Brazzaville-Beirut service on Tuesday, 2 June. Beirut (Lebanese Republic) is […]

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Many families have had to drastically reduce their daily food intake
May
19

Boko Haram disrupts life in Cameroon

It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food in Cameroon’s Far North region, residents say, not only because the annual lean season is underway, but insecurity caused by Boko Haram has severely disrupted farming and cross-border trade. As many as 180,000 people in the region could be at risk of an acute food crisis […]

Read More
Mission Director Maria Nilsson and Assistant Director John Ward at Gebel el Silsila, Photo: TT
May
18

Swedish team uncovers 3000-year-old temple

A Swedish-led team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of a 3000-year-old temple in southern Egypt. The Lund University mission, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson, discovered the temple at the Gebel el Silsila quarry, north of Aswan, where they have been working since 2012. The temple, which dates to the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom, had […]

Read More
Ijeh was top scorer of the Swedish premiership in 2002
May
17

Ijeh set to manage Swedish club

Former Nigerian football star Peter IJeh is expected to take over as coach of Anundsjo, a second disivion outfit in the Swedish league. According to local newssite Allehanda, IJeh who made his name scoring goals for Swedish champions Malmo FF, and Anundsjo are set to agree terms soon. The former Nigerian international is a licensed UEFA coach. […]

Read More
Nah, I'm just overweight, and so was the bloke I just ate" (photo: Tibor Vegh)
May
17

Danes fatter than they think

Danes have no problem admitting they are carrying a few extra pounds, but many are unclear by exactly how much.A new poll conducted by the research group Opinium for the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) shows that 42 percent of Danes who say they are overweight are actually obese.Jens Meldgaard Bruun, the […]

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gestures during a press conference at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Ban says the latest "very sobering" assessment of the World Bank underscores the world's economic problems. The world should act with great urgency and compassion to ease economic distress. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
May
16

UN Sec Gen concerned about Burundi situation

The Secretary-General is gravely concerned by developments in Burundi since the announcement of the electoral candidacy of President Nkurunziza and especially in the aftermath of the 13 May declaration of a coup d’état. The Secretary-General condemns attempts to oust elected governments by military force. He appeals for strict respect of Burundi’s Constitution as well as […]

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Adnane Remmal (right) IPA 2015 winner, with the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy officials and AIF Founder, Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais (center)
May
14

Moroccan innovator wins African prize

In a glittering ceremony hosted by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) Moroccan researcher Adnane Remmal was announced winner of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 Grand Prize, scooping the US$100 000 cash prize in Skhirat, Morocco. Held in collaboration with Morocco’s Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy,  the May 12-13 event was a fitting tribute to an […]

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GPFA Executive Director Williametta Saydee-Tarr
May
11

Gbowee foundation welcomes win against Ebola

After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO). This happened on May 9. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Roberta Gbowee and the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA) welcome this great news. But the head of the foundation has warned that since new cases of Ebola are […]

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Charles Brewer, Managing Director for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa
May
10

Africa is a potential market for tech companies

DHL, the world’s leading logistics service provider, held its 5th annual Global Technology conference in Dubai last month, featuring a number of key sessions on doing business in Africa. Under the theme of “Connecting Markets, Trends & People”, the conference hosted some 300 delegates, including many DHL customers from leading global technology companies, for a […]

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mutt
May
10

Liberian midfielder eyes bright future

On May 6 Harnosand FF, fighting it out in the Swedish second division, took home a prestigous trophy after outshining Solleftao 2-1 in the District Championship Cup also known as the Super Cup.   This was an important victory for Liberian midfielder Abraham Lansana whose goal had kept Harnosand in the second division last year.  This victory encourages “me […]

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