16 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency
WAM ABU DHABI, June 11th, 2013 -- Acting upon the instructions of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to provide dignified life and social stability for all Emiratis, the President's Initiatives Follow-up Committee has approved two projects to establish and develop basic facilities for Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services at ... (more)
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A TEENAGER who fled his homeland after an attack that wiped out his whole family has made a video about his journey to Swindon as part of a campaign to tackle racism against immigrants.
21 hrs ago | BBC News
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sacked two high-ranking government ministers embroiled in a multi-million dollar financial scandal.
By Francis Apiliga Juba-The South Sudanese Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hon.
But officials warned that they are prepared to slash spending if oil production is shut down again over a new row with Sudan, which has accused Juba of backing rebels in the north and threatened to stop shipping South Sudanese oil, the backbone of the new country's economy.
The Ministry of Education and the government of South Darfur on Sunday announced a decision to postpone the start of the school year for basic and secondary education for girls.
Black Stars winger Solomon Asante has hailed the extraordinary unity that has propelled the African giants in their 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
The Panama canal is being upgraded at a cost of $5.25 billion to ensure it is capable of handling the ever-increasing size of the world's biggest cargo ships.
South Sudanese investigators say a spate of thefts from the office of President Salva Kiir could have been an inside job.
Several African states have rejected statements made by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi which have challenged the right of Ethiopia to utilize water from the Blue Nile in order to construct a hydro-electric dam.
The Sudanese government has officially announced its acceptance of proposals made by the head of the African Union High-level Implementation Panel , Thabo Mbeki aimed at bridging the gap with Juba.
Waha Capital PJSC , a leading Abu Dhabi-based investment company, announced its investment in the healthcare sector by acquiring Anglo Arabian Healthcare , a new healthcare group set up to own and operate hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and diagnostic centres across the United Arab Emirates.
South Sudanese school children hold a poster during a march in Juba to mark the Day of the African Child.
Sudan People's Liberation Movement North said they captured a locality, west of the capital of South Kordofan Kadugli, while the United Nations announced that an Ethiopian peacekeeper was killed during a mortar attack the rebels carried on the town.