News: Seychellois chef joins the Seychelles Tourism Board to promote Creole food in South Korea

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The Seychellois Creole food, which combines flavours from various corners of the world as a result of the Seychelles’ historical connections, is one of the island’s attributes that appeal to visitors. Seychellois chef, Marcus Freminot, had the chance to showcase this unique factor of the island destination in South Korea, at the invitation of the Seychelles Tourism Board. Joined by […]

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Africa: Kenya to use Drones to monitor traffic Violations in Nairobi

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City parking services will soon be monitored by drones operated by the county government. Motorists will have a hard time dodging the Sh300 parking fees because the drones will rely on an aerial imagery data gathering module to identify and nab defaulters. Web Tribe Company, which is in charge of automating 14 county revenue streams, is slated to take charge […]

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News: UN investigates Africa’s Ties to North Korea which Extends beyond Isolated Military Deals

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As the UN investigates at least seven African countries for possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea, many other countries across the continent have, in recent years, deepened their economic ties to the reclusive Asian regime. From 2000 to 2015, exports from North Korea to Burkina Faso, Mozambique and Zambia increased by an average annual growth rate of […]

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News: Japan responds to China’s Africa Rampage with Asia Africa Growth corridor project alongside India

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The upcoming visit of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe to India is expected to see the launch of the Asia Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC), three officials familiar with the development said of the project that is regarded as a counter to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). India and Japan may commit about $40 billion initially to the proposed growth […]

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Africa: South African Embassy Celebrates Women’s Month in Nigeria

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On Friday, 25th of August, Federal Place Hotel was agog with lively activity, as the South African Embassy in Nigeria celebrated Women’s month. For South Africans, it’s the year of celebrating the life and legacy of O.R. Tambo and the Embassy invited media partners, and stakeholders to share in the celebrations. The National Women’s Day is a South African public […]

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Africa: Ifesinachi Boss elected Nigerian Land Transporters Association, ALBON President

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The Association of Luxury Boss Owners of Nigeria (ALBON), has elected new officials that will pilot the affairs of the association for the next four years. In a well-attended 6th Annual General Meeting and election held in Lagos last week, the son of one of the part-finders of the business, Prince Chukwuemeka Mamah, was elected to lead a national executive […]

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News: Carmen Nibigira tour of Duty at the East Africa Tourism Platform comes to an end

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Reliable sources have indicated that a gap in funding from EATP’s main supporter Trademark East Africa is thought to be the main reason why Carmen Nibigira is leaving the organization. Carmen, following in the footsteps of her predecessor Waturi Wa Matu, has made a major impact in coordinating activities and seeing major changes in joint marketing efforts but also travel […]

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News: How fast you walk could predict how healthy your heart is

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New UK research suggests that how fast you walk could be an indication of how likely you are to suffer from heart disease. Carried out by a team of researchers at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre in a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University, the study analysed data from 420,727 middle-aged subjects across the […]

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News: The 3 South African models tell their story in the encounter with First Lady Grace Mugabe

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One of the three young women attacked by Grace Mugabe last Sunday night has described her terror as Zimbabwe’s first lady lashed out in fury with an electrical cord. Only Gabriella Engels, a 20-year-old model, has been named, but two other women also suffered injuries in the attack, allegedly by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife. The three were in a […]

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News: Lets keep Japan out of Africa China asks India to slow down on its Asia-Africa corridor

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China has initiated a move to persuade India to go slow on the Asia Africa Growth Corridor, which New Delhi has formulated along with Japan. It is seen by many as an alternative Silk Road to tap the African market. Beijing is now trying to persuade India and South Africa to merge the project with the BRICS platform and keep […]

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