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On the first day of a joint United Nations/World Bank Group mission to the Great Lakes region, the World Bank Group announced $1 billion in proposed new funding to help countries in the region provide better health and education services, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects in support of the Great Lakes peace ... (more)
Cova da Moura, a poor district north-west of Lisbon, was built illegally in the late 1970s by African migrants Economic migrants from Africa have been coming to Portugal for more than 50 years but they have rarely encountered such challenging times.
Asserts the Nigerian libertarian blogger, who has been traveling throughout West Africa : " It was inspiring to see women run the security and protocols at the in Togo but one's spirit was dampened by the sight of queues for the rest room and the fact that tissues were rationed to users.
Southampton football coach Chris Harding is gearing up for adventure of a lifetime when he will cycle more than 11,000 miles from Southampton to Lesotho to raise money for the Saints Foundation and Kick For Life charity which uses football to help disadvantaged children.
We were out at Tongg's surf break when the world's best-traveled writer paddled past in a kayak.
Music collective Weird Together were inspired by the travelling that DJ and man about town Nick Dwyer did as part of his music documentary series, Making Tracks .
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, inaugural flight today touched down in Abha, Saudi Arabia, from its primary hub in Sharjah.
She just enjoys making other people happy, and Bridgewater resident, and recent Virgina Tech graduate, Valerie Hengemuhle is continuing to do that with her work overseas to help underprivileged youths attend school.
The region reported a 3.4-percent increase in occupancy to 65.7 percent, a 0.7-percent increase in average daily rate to US$171.29 and a 4.0-percent increase in revenue per available room to US$112.46. The Middle East/Africa region reported positive performance results during April 2013 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by ... (more)
Peter Borren has been named captain of Netherlands' 14-man squad for the ODI against South Africa in Amstelveen on May 31.
The Horn of Africa is currently experiencing an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 . A four-month-old girl near Dadaab, Kenya, developed symptoms of acute flaccid paralysis on 30 April 2013.
NAIROBI: Kenya said yesterday it was "fine" with US President Barack Obama avoiding the country on an Africa tour next month, rejecting reports it was due to upcoming crimes against humanity trials of its leaders.
Africa's Great Lakes region today has the chance to achieve something that has eluded its war-weary people for several decades.
Chinese vice-premier Wang Yang has arrived in Zimbabwe at the start of an official trip to view his nation's burgeoning trade and development ties in Africa.
NASA's Landsat satellites have been snapping pictures of the Earth from orbit since 1972.
Five students from Kent State University are in the midst of the trip of a lifetime, as today they're working in a clinic on the east coast of Africa.