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Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) - A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber hit an African Union army base in central Somalia Tuesday.
Having raced to a respectable second place at the recent Hansa fish River Canoe Marathon, Olympic sprint ace Bridgitte Hartley returns to KwaZulu-Natal as she builds up to only her second FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon showing in February by racing Sunday's ...

SRK Consulting provides independent technical advice and services to the natural resource industry. The group have a strong African presence. For instance, it is involved in hydroelectric schemes along Angola's Kwanza River. SRK has been contracted by ...
SYDNEY (AP) - Four people were killed Tuesday after a river rapids ride malfunctioned at a popular theme park on Australia's east coast, officials said.
Most populations, it was noted at the1st African Forest Landscape Restoration (AFR100) Regional Conference this month (11-12 October) in Ethiopia, depend on land for livelihoods but there has been massive degradation and this calls for, among others, ...

We all know about Table Mountain, but South Africa has plenty of other fabulous tourist destinations. Discover our top 10. ... Carved out of around one-and-a-half miles of red standstone, Blyde River Canyon this is the third largest canyon on earth.
He expressed delight to Rotary International for hosting the 11th Edition of the West Africa Project Fair in Port Harcourt, an acknowledgement that the state was safe and secure, and commended the organisation for its humanitarian services across the ...
19 October 2016 - Reforesting Africa's highest mountain could help protect vital water supplies that are under threat across large parts of East Africa, according to a UN Environment report that looks at the impact of climate change on the region's ...
The AP notes there are concerns that more African countries will opt to leave the court given longstanding objections to the ICC's focus on the continent - every person tried by the ICC has been African. (Other trials for war crimes and genocide have ...
Tanzania is expected to be among the top five producers of uranium in Africa after the completion of Mkuju River Uranium Project, which is in the final stage of trial, the Urenium One Chief Operation officer, Mr Andrey Shotov said yesterday.
Made up of members who have toured with Michael Jackson, Al Green, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, the Dells, Luther Allison, and Rufus Thomas, the African Jazz Ensemble originally played as the soul group the Exotic Movement before changing their name to ...
The loss of Mount Kilimanjaro's forests could trigger water crisis as rivers begin to dry up, notes the report, entitled Sustainable Mountain Development in East Africa in a changing climate, which was launched at the World Mountain Forum in Uganda ...
At least nine people died and more than 10 are critical after a bus overturned on the N1 outside of Touws River on Sunday morning, Western Cape paramedics said.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SHANNA WATERS. Shanna Waters (top middle), High River resident and Scouts Canada leader, play with the children from the African village of Ambato Boeni, Madagascar, as part of her experience in the 10-year Scouts project to ...
SOUTHERN African countries that share the Zambezi River, should consider major investments to exploit the 10 000MW untapped hydroelectricity capacity along the water body to guarantee power within the bloc as the World Bank expects demand for ...
Three brothers from Gokwe died in South Africa when a truck they were loading with river sand overturned and buried them under a mound of sand.
American River College's Universal eNgaging Inclusive Transformative education (U.N.I.T.E.) program is spearheading a series of events that address the Black Lives Matter movement and the painful impact of the controversial police killings of black men ...
Nairobi, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Reforesting Africa's highest mountain could help protect vital water supplies that are under threat across large parts of East Africa, according to a newly released United Nations Environment report. The report also says ...
FILE - In this June 14, 2015, file photo, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends a photo session at the African Union summit in Johannesburg.
Filming for Tutankhamun took place partly on location 370 miles from Cape Town along the Orange River, which marks South Africa's north-west border with Namibia. "The service company tried to discourage us from filming there because of its sheer ...
Made up of members who have toured with Michael Jackson, Al Green, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, the Dells, Luther Allison, and Rufus Thomas, the African Jazz Ensemble originally played as the soul group the Exotic Movement before changing their name to ...
Tanzania is expected to be among the top five producers of uranium in Africa after the completion of Mkuju River Uranium Project, which is in the final stage of trial, the Urenium One Chief Operation officer, Mr Andrey Shotov said yesterday.
THE first word that enters my mind when you mention the word Africa is "wild". "Wild" for me ... The Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa after the Nile, Congo and Niger Rivers. It flows through six ... The presence of Amakwezi ...
After the mysterious blockage in the Letaba River, in Limpopo, caused by the infamous water hyacinth plant, it turns out that freshwater bodies throughout South Africa have been suffering under this alien invasion for some time, Letaba Herald reports.
The loss of Mount Kilimanjaro's forests could trigger water crisis as rivers begin to dry up, notes the report, entitled Sustainable Mountain Development in East Africa in a changing climate, which was launched at the World Mountain Forum in Uganda ...
The African Development Center (ADC) of Minnesota announced the recipients of its 2016 Business Awards at a Sept. 27 luncheon at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SHANNA WATERS. Shanna Waters (top middle), High River resident and Scouts Canada leader, play with the children from the African village of Ambato Boeni, Madagascar, as part of her experience in the 10-year Scouts project to ...
At least nine people died and more than 10 are critical after a bus overturned on the N1 outside of Touws River on Sunday morning, Western Cape paramedics said.
All this morning, we're taking you to places where the presidential campaign is unfolding in ways you really might not have expected six months ago.
Princeville, thought to be the oldest town in the nation to be incorporated by former African-American slaves, was essentially underwater Thursday after rains from last week's hurricane Matthew caused the local Tar River to swell and overflow the dike.
Malagarasi River is one of the largest and most important wetlands in East Africa. The basin has five main rivers, the Malagarasi, Moyowosi, Kigosi, Gombe and Ugalla which drain an area of 9.2 million ha. There are two relatively large lakes associated ...
SOUTHERN African countries that share the Zambezi River, should consider major investments to exploit the 10 000MW untapped hydroelectricity capacity along the water body to guarantee power within the bloc as the World Bank expects demand for ...
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 17, while Ambarish Ramnikrai Parekh was attempting to board the vessel M/V African Raptor to perform his duties, he fell into the Mississippi River from a ramp gangway. He was seen ...
A statement by the SAPS crime Intelligence Unit said: "The illegal immigrants crossed into South Africa via the Limpopo river illegally and not through the border post." The vehicles were allegedly driving along the N1 South highway and were stopped ...
For the theme of the 2016 Jamboree at Handsell, NHPA will be engaging and encouraging visitors to partake in hands-on fun with a variety of sporting and leisure activities that African-Americans, Native Americans, and European settlers engaged in ...
dams in the Western Cape are nearly a third emptier than the same period last year, local government MEC Anton Bredell said on Thursday.
SOME 37 illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe were arrested in South Africa on Thursday, the South Africa police Service (SAPS) has confirmed.
Buenos Aires, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand's national rugby team, known as the "All Blacks," visited River Plate, one of the most popular teams in Argentine soccer, on Friday in order to share some sporting activities. The New Zealand team ...
Many teenagers sing along to songs from their favourite stars, but do not have a chance to meet the Singers let alone get the permission to perform the songs.
Situated just north of the Gambian border, the Unesco World Heritage-listed, 1,800-sq-km delta is one of West Africa's ecological jewels.
This comes after victory in the B division of the South African Interprovinvial golf tournament held at fish River Sun last week.
"What was really striking was the extent to which D.C.'s African American residents and poor residents increasingly live east of the river," says Claire Zippel, an analyst for DCFPI. "We have a greater share of our black residents living in an area of ...
Tauck offers a French foodie cruise along the Rhone River, music-themed departures on the Danube and holiday-focused sailings on both the Rhine and Danube rivers. Viking centers cruises around European Christmas markets, and AmaWaterways ...
AmaWaterways has offered African voyages since 2012, when it first chartered the 28-passenger Zambezi Queen to sail on the Chobe.
Parys is part of the Lion's Route, one of the Big Five tourism routes includes northern parts of the Free State along the monstrous Vaal River which is a much sort after weekend getaway that includes: Parys, Sasolburg, Deneysville and Vredefort. This ...
Paddlers from around the country converged on Cradock at the weekend as the arrival of the annual water release from Grassridge dam coincided with the popular Pre-fish two-day race that officially starts the fortnight of fun that leads to the Hansa ...


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