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Zimbabwe ripped apart by Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai which had hit Zimbabwe earlier this month had caused massive flash floods and landslides which have completely destroyed huge tracts of cornfields in Zimbabwe’s main agricultural provinces like Manicaland and Masvingo. This has led to the increasing issue of food insecurity in the African country. Farmers in the villages of Chipinge and Chimanimani, ..

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Dr. Evan Atar Adaha official winner of 2018 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in Bunj of north-eastern South Sudan, has won the prestigious the 2018 UNHCR Nansen Refugee for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict. He also provides health services to locals as well as refugees from Sudan’s neighbouring ..

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The first-ever India-South Africa Business Summit held in Johannesburg

The first-ever India- South Africa Business Summit (ISABS 2018) was held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa on April 29-30, 2018. The tag line of the Summit was “United by Legacy, Unified for Prosperity” and was attended by the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. In it, Suresh Prabhu ..

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5+5 Summit calls for greater co-operation b/w member countries

The 5+5 Summit of European and North African nations along the Mediterranean Sea called for closer co-operation between the member nations. The heads of states and the foreign ministers of the 10 member group met at the capital of Malta Auberge de Castille for two days. They discussed several issues including regional security, irregular migration, ..

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Sudan, South Sudan ink pact over Oil Payments

Sudan signed a deal with South Sudan over oil payments. South Sudan agreed to pay Sudan just over $ 9 per barrel to transport oil to its ports. What is the dispute? After the separation of South Sudan from Sudan in 2011, nearly 75% of the oil rich region went to South Sudan. The dispute ..

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