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Thousands of people are facing extreme drought in Somalia.Internet
Africa
Over 58 mln people face food insecure in Greater Horn of Africa: report
In 2021, a combined force of UPDF elements drawn from infantry, motorized brigade, artillery, armored and special forces command moved into DR Congo and launched an offensive operation against ADF terrorists.
Africa
Uganda on high alert amid worsening tensions in eastern DR Congo
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted southern Türkiye and Syria at midnight on February 6, 2023, followed by a 7.7-magnitude one the next afternoon. In Türkiye, the quakes devastated 11 provinces, killing more than 53,000 people and displacing millions.​
International
Recovery from 2023 Türkiye earthquakes faces many difficulties, says Hatay mayor
This image provided by Intuitive Machines shows its Odysseus lunar lander and the Earth on Feb. 16, 2024. U.S. company Intuitive Machines' first lunar lander touched down on the moon on Feb. 22, 2024, marking the first American spacecraft to land on the lunar surface in more than 50 years. (Intuitive Machines/Handout via Xinhua)
International
U.S. makes first lunar landing in over 50 years
With over 300 dive sites, some of which are recognised globally, dive tourism contributed more than 73 billion pesos (US$1.3 billion) to the Philippine economy in 2023, nearly twice the revenue the industry earned in 2022, the country's Department of Tourism said Friday. The Philippines as an archipelago, at the centre of the coral triangle, is home to biologically diverse marine and aquatic resources.
International
Diving tourism contributes 1.3 bln USD to Philippine economy in 2023
Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly (C) witnesses the signing of an agreement between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in New Administrative Capital, Egypt, on Feb. 23, 2024. Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed the deal on Friday to build a new city on Egypt's northern coast, with the aim of boosting tourism, investment and foreign currency reserves. (Str/Xinhua)
International
Egypt, UAE sign deal to develop new city on Egypt's northern coast
Bond trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has hit a record high, boosted by foreign investors seeking to cash in as yields on the securities rise.
Africa
Foreign investors push Kenya's bond market trading to historic high
China's envoy to South Sudan, Amb Ma Qiang, speaks during the opening ceremony of the Teacher Training Programme under the China-Aided Phase II Technical Cooperation Project of Education in South Sudan on November 15, 2023. Net
Education
South Sudan sends third batch of teachers to China for training
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Africa
El Nino rains leave Kenya's arid areas grappling with diseases
Grace Muzila, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism,
Africa
Botswana mulls plan to reduce human-wildlife conflict
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Africa
Four police officers arrested over human trafficking racket in Kenya
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Africa
Tanzania's Zanzibar moves to boost tourism
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Africa
Death toll from Lassa fever rises to 14 in southern Nigeria
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa
Africa
South Africa sets May 29 as date for 2024 elections
Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Sama Lukonde Kyenge.
Africa
DR Congo's prime minister resigns
A side view of a tinted car window. Photo Courtesy
Africa
Eastern DR Congo city bans vehicles with tinted glass amid security alerts
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International
Singapore records over 46,000 scam cases in 2023
Photo shows a view of the Saladin Citadel in Cairo, Egypt, on Oct. 14, 2021. The Saladin Citadel, built by Saladin (1138-1193) in the 12th century, is an attraction for tourists in Cairo. (Xinhua/Sui Xiankai)
Africa
Historical towers in Egypt's Saladin Citadel open to visitors after restoration

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