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Addis Ababa: Africa prepares for Climate Change meet in Durban

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the CAHOSCC coordinator, was re-elected as a spokesperson for Africa on climate issuesAfrica hopes to make significant gains from the forthcoming world climate change conference to be held in a few weeks' time in Durban, South Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 17:30

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Automobiles: African Testing Grounds

The Dacia Logan in production in Morocco: Renault hopes to build 400,000 of the low-cost cars for the domestic market per year by 2015, to compete with Chinese imports/Photo/GILLES ROLLE/REASouth Africa may dominate car assembly and production, but North Africa is coming up fast as the continent becomes a battleground for the low-cost segment


Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 11:51

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Road Traffic Accidents Cost Africa US$10 billion

Road carnage imposes huge economic costs – constituting about 1-3 percent of GDP in most countries/ Photo/ reutersRoad traffic accidents cost Africa US$ 10 billion annually and remain the second leading cause of death for the 5-44 age-groups around Africa, a report revealed on Thursday.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 13:11

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An autumn of votes after the Arab Spring

Tunisians gather round a board displaying candidates on the island of Djerba as election season opened on 1 October/ NICOLAS FAUQUÉ FOR JAThe Arab Spring is facing its first electoral tests in Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 18:22

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Libya: Who owns the revolution?

Photo/ AUDE OSNOWYCZ FOR JA

Triumphant forces celebrate the fall of Gaddafi but the interim regime has to negotiate the road to elections with an array of regional and religious factions

Last Updated on Monday, 24 October 2011 17:58

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Dinner with Late Libyan Leader Gaddafi

Diplomatic reconciliations are also characterised by warm human relations. A lesson learned by Condoleezza Rice, in 2008, during an official visit to Libya. The former U.S. Secretary of State talks about her unusual meeting with Muammar Gaddafi in her memoirs.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 October 2011 09:08

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