Cairao, April 11 (IANS) A Hungarian officer affiliated with the peacekeeping forces was abducted in Egypt's North Sinai by Bedouins, official source told Xinhua Thursday.
Dar El salam (Tanzania), March 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) wants to develop friendship and cooperation with Tanzania, as existing in various economic, political, social, cultural spheres between the two nations. The views were expressed by Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi, UAE's new ambassador to Tanzania while presenting his credentials to the east African country's President Jakaya Kikwete. --IANS/WAM sd
Dar es Salam, March 30 (IANS) At least three people died and 17 seriously injured when a 16-storey underconstruction building collapsed in Tanzania's commercial capital city of Dar es Salaam Friday, Xinhua reported. The accident occurred at 8.30 a.m, a city official said while cofirming the deaths. Several people remained unaccounted for till last report as many were reported trapped in the rubble of the building situated at the junction of Indira Gandhi Street and Morogoro Road.
The winds of the 'Arab Spring' were channeled by Morocco to expand and consolidate democracy and accelerate the pace of political reforms. His Majesty,The King Mohammed VI, announced in March 2011 a profound constitutional reform, which was largely supported by the Moroccan people through a referendum. By consolidating the principle of separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary, the new constitution gives wider powers to the Head of Government, appointed by the King from the party which wins elections, and to strengthen the provisions relating to the control of the government by the two chambers of Parliament.
Kogelo (Kenya), Nov 7 (IANS) Results of the US presidential election might be still hours from being known but residents of Kogello, the Kenyan home of US President Barrack Obama's father, are already in celebratory mood.
Kinhasa, Nov 4 (IANS) At least 10 people died in Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday in a head-on collision between two trains, authorities said. The accident took place in Songololo.
African fashion designers showcase their latest designs at the Mercedes Benz Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, replacing bold colours and patterns with more contemporary designs.
Africa Fashion Week opens in Johannesburg, with many of the continents top designers questioning the bright colours and bold patterns that symbolise African fashion, in order to compete in a fiercely competitive global market. Duration:
Inspired by a wealth of African fashions, Paris welcomed Black Fashion Week this week to raise awareness of contemporary African style and designers. Duration:
Waterkloof (South Africa), Sep 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Embraer, the world's third-largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft, has its sights set on managing trans-border air control systems for all of sub-Saharan Africa, company officials said here Friday. Executives in Embraer's sales division for that region spoke of the company's plans during the Africa Aerospace and Defense 2012 trade fair at Waterkloof airbase outside Pretoria.