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Qatar Hit By Floods

By Best Masinire , 20 , Nov 2013

The western Asian country of Qatar has been hit by a serious flood that has caused water pooling on local roads, resulting in people using boats and schools being closed. .. Read More →

Ghana Backs Down On Condom Tax

By Correspondent , 20 , Nov 2013

Accra (AFP) - Ghana on Tuesday backed down on a proposed tax on imported condoms after mooting increased levies on foreign-made goods as a way of cutting government debt. Finance .. Read More →

Kenyan Rhino Killed By Poachers In Brazen Attack

By Correspondent , 19 , Nov 2013

Isiolo (Kenya) (AFP) - Poachers slaughtered a rhino in one of Kenya's best guarded wildlife parks, officials said Tuesday, in a brazen attack highlighting the risks gunmen are taking during .. Read More →

Experts Discover New Approach To Table Climate Change

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 19 , Nov 2013

As UN climate talks stall, experts identify new approach to tackling climate change, food insecurity and poverty. 'Fragmentation is our enemy': why we must work together across landscapes Warsaw, Poland .. Read More →

Homosexuality Is Highly Considered For Asylum Cases

By Tatenda Chambwe , 19 , Nov 2013

The European Union’s (EU) highest court has ruled that the fear of imprisonment for being homosexual in African countries is now to be considered justifiable grounds for asylum in the .. Read More →

Diamond Reference Book Published

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013

By Lazarus Sauti The book, ‘Diamond: Nature and Man’s Treasure’ by Tamuka Magwenzi is a diamond reference book which orients readers of all ages to diamonds. Magwenzi said diamonds are .. Read More →

African Countries To Work Towards Improving Livestock Data

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013

By Lazarus Sauti Countries within and across the great African continent still suffer from a lack of good quality data on livestock that could be used to measure and improve .. Read More →

Traditional Knowledge Can Enable Precision Farming

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013

By Lazarus Sauti Margaret Oliver, a visiting fellow at the University of Reading’s Soil Research Centre in the United Kingdom believes local farming knowledge can be used instead of expensive .. Read More →

Winnie Mandela Reveals Sad News About Mandela`s Health

By Best Masinire , 18 , Nov 2013

Despite Nelson Mandela`s discharge from hospital, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has revealed sad information about South Africa`s former President that he is remains "quite ill" and unable to speak. Winnie Mandela revealed .. Read More →