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South Africa thanks UAE for scholarships

Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education of South Africa, thanked the UAE Government for offering scholarships to South African students at Khalifa University while asserting that the UAE has become a regional centre of innovation and excellence in education, science and technology. The South African minister made her remarks during …

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Abu Dhabi spending billions in Mali

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, will provide AED1 billion to support the balance of payments and national housing project in Mali. ADFD has signed two agreements with the Government of Mali. These include an AED918 million (US$250 million) concessionary loan to support the balance of payments in the country …

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Tanzania FM in UAE

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Tanzania, Palamagamba Kabudi. During the meeting, held at the ministry in Abu Dhabi, they discussed enhancing cooperation between the two countries in commercial, economic, investment, …

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UAE holds labour talks with African states

Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, met individually with his counterparts from Morocco, Rwanda, Ghana, Ethiopia and Uganda, on the sidelines of the 108th International Labour Conference that concludes in Geneva, Switzerland, today. The conference opened on 10th June, 2019. This year’s session brought together …

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The Botswana government rebuts elephant killings

Meekaeel Siphambili Gaborone, Botswana: In response regarding the alleged indiscriminate killing of elephants in Botswana, the government has issued a statement rebutting the killings of elephants which were reported after the disarming or withdrawal of arms from Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) personnel. The government statement reads as …

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LESOTHO HEALTH MINISTER SENDS A CHILLING MESSAGE TO FEMALES

By Gerard Molupe* — Maseru, Lesotho: Lesotho’s Minister of Health Nkaku Kabi has sent a stern warning to the females who terminate their pregnancies. Kabi said they have found out that about 10-15 females who do abortion are admitted at Lesotho’s only referral hospital, Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital (Tsépong) every …

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