Africa, Mali Travel Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Africa, Mali Travel.

Results 1 - 20 of 7,823 in Africa, Mali Travel

  1. Fed-up safari guide deserts touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A safari guide leading a walking safari in South Africa started out patiently instructing and warning an uncooperative German tourist who just didn't seem to understand the dangers involved with being in the bush, reports.


  2. U.S. top diplomat for Africa to lead observation mission for Nigeria voteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The top U.S. diplomat for Africa will travel to Nigeria for Saturday's elections, the State Department said on Thursday, amid concerns over the possibility of violence. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for Africa, will lead a U.S. observation mission for the presidential and parliamentary elections, the department said.


  3. Why I travel Africa with a shovelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    My first memory of a long journey was a trip to Sea Point from Constantia when I was about 5 to see my Great Aunt Sarah. My mom packed me a little suitcase full of matchbox cars, my parents loaded the car full of supplies and padkos and off we went.


  4. Press Release: IMF's Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    The Africa Training Institute Steering Committee envisages a significant increase in training activities for Fiscal Year 2016 1 thanks to fresh funding pledges. The Committee met in N'Djamena, Chad, on March 25, 2015 for its annual meeting to discuss scaling-up options.


  5. Guided Therapeutics' (GTHP) CEO Gene Cartwright on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good day and welcome to the Guided Therapeutics Incorporated Fourth Quarter 2014 Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded.


  6. crewed USNS Spearhead completes Obangame Express 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | SIU

    The following press release was issued by the US Naval Forces Europe-Africa on March 26. The USNS Spearhead is crewed by SIU Government Services mariners. Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners, Cameroonian military personnel and U.S., Spanish and British Marines wrapped up their participation in Exercise Obangame Express 2015 on March 25. Spearhead is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station .


  7. Ebola one year later: Educator became a first responderRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Today, Katie Meyler might be meeting with Google executives or maybe giving a talk at the United Nations about girls' education, poverty or Ebola. But just a few months ago, she was on the front lines fighting the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.


  8. Sammamish senior hopes to give back by building bathrooms in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bellevue Reporter

    Briana Brooke-Merritt is hoping to raise $3,000, so she can help build bathrooms in Cape Verde, Africa, this summer. Briana Brooke-Merritt was in the sixth grade when her parents divorced as a result of safety concerns for the family.


  9. Rugby World Cup 2015: Newcastle fanzone and trophy tour announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Organisers have revealed the location of a fanzone at the tournament and the route of the Webb Ellis trophy on its way to Newcastle Thousands of rugby fans will be able to watch this year's World Cup games from a city centre fanzone, it has been revealed. The newly-developed Science City will have the capacity to host 10,000 fans when the tournament comes to the North East on Saturday, October 3. The route of the iconic trophy tour was also revealed at a launch in Newcastle on Thursday, as organisers were joined by Newcastle Falcons players.


  10. Nigeria's presidential candidates sign new peace appealRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Nigeria's main presidential candidates have signed a "peace accord" ahead of hotly contested elections on Saturday in an effort to prevent religious or ethnic violence, the government said on Thursday. President Goodluck Jonathan is running against former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari in what looks set to be the closest presidential race since military rule ended in 1999.


  11. Is Canadian wheat in decline?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Western Producer

    Canada's open marketing system has changed the way wheat is blended - and some international customers say quality has suffered as a result. Some international buyers say Canada's reputation as a high-quality provider of top protein wheat is in jeopardy because of changes to how grain is loaded and blended for export An international marketer of Canadian wheat is ringing the alarm that Canada is jeopardizing its reputation as a source of high quality, consistent crop.


  12. Indonesia eyes S. Africa trade potential, senior envoy calls for trade 'aggression'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network-- A senior Indonesian envoy has called on Indonesian businesspeople to be more aggressive in exploring markets in South Africa in order to compete with its fellow ASEAN member states in attracting tourists and trade from the second-largest economy in Africa. According to data released by the Indonesian Embassy in Pretoria, Indonesia currently ranks as South Africa's fifth-largest trading partner in ASEAN behind Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam, despite the fact that it is the largest economy in Southeast Asia.


  13. Jon Ronson: How to ruin your life in 140 charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    As she made the journey from New York to South Africa, to visit family during the holidays in 2013, Justine Sacco, 30 and the senior director of corporate communications at IAC, began tweeting acerbic little jokes about the indignities of travel. There was one about a fellow passenger on the flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport: "'Weird German Dude: You're in First Class.


  14. What we know about the Ebola quarantine at Ft. MonmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

    Fort Monmouth was a viable option for an Ebola quarantine facility in part because the buildings involved were leaving U.S. Army control What we know about the Ebola quarantine at Ft.


  15. More Fort Benning soldiers deploying to West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Three days after Fort Benning soldiers returned from a four-month deployment to West Africa, members of the medical unit will deploy Thursday to Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance. A ceremony is set for 8 a.m. at Freedom Hall for soldiers assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital.


  16. French photographer travels globe snapping portraits of 30-year-oldsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The face of 30: From an African mother-of-five to the New Yorker who fears failure, photographs explore people's lives across the world as they reach milestone birthday Fascinating project aims to find out what it is to reach the milestone all over the globe, from France to Ethiopia His fascinating project Being 30 aims to define what it is to reach the milestone all over the globe, from Europe and South America to the Omo Valley in Ethiopia. Looking into the similarities among global thirty-year-olds, Domingues explores how nationality, culture, living environment can effect a person's identity.


  17. Africa: Record-Breaking Year for Asylum Claims: 8 Key TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    That figure will undoubtedly grab headlines, but the report reveals many other important trends. IRIN has highlighted a few of them: For the fourth year running, Germany was the largest recipient of new asylum claims among this group of industrialised countries.


  18. A Tale of Two Exhibitions and the Politics of ForgettingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    The study of the history of exhibitions allows us to "shuffle the deck of art history," as Robert Rosenblum wrote in his essay for the 2000 exhibition 1900: Art at the Cross-Roads . Thanks in part to artists and scholars' interrogation of the institutional authority of the museum; the growing importance of museum studies; and the boom in writings by and about star curators; the history of exhibitions has become an important area of study.


  19. Check If Your Destination Requires Blank Passport Pages Before BookingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    Some countries require between two and four blank pages in your passport for visas before you enter the country. South Africa, for example, requires two blank pages .


  20. South Africa: Shortage of Generation Capacity Leads to Load-Shedding - EskomRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Eskom is to implement stage 2 load-shedding from midday today due to a shortage of generation capacity, it confirmed on Thursday. "Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 12:00 today, which is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.