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2012-02-14 08:55:09 Ambassador Presents Credentials in Algeria [ANGOP] Luanda - The Angolan extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Algeria, António José Condesse de Carvalho " Toka", presented on Monday his credentials to Algerian President Abdellaziz Bouteflika.

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Tuesday, 04-28-15, 17:56Success of Military Operation of Mount Salloum to Be Followed By Others - Minister of Defence[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The military operation led by the army against the terrorists in mount Salloum, in the governorate of Kasserine, was a success, Minister of National Defence Farhat Horchani said Tuesday.
Tuesday, 04-28-15, 17:4121 Years After Gambia Deemed Unfit for TV Station[Daily Observer] In a humid summer night in 1998, Alkali Samateh placed a 12inch black and white television set on an empty barrel as people thronged his terrace in Jali, 153 kilometres from Banjul, to watch the World Cup finals between France and Brazil. In order to get quality images, an extended wire was connected from the television set to a long wooden bamboo stick. The sound quality wasn't perfect, largely due to the distance from the Gambia's capital to this Kiang West settlement of a 3-hour drive.
Tuesday, 04-28-15, 17:28First Batch of U.S. Combat Helicopters to Be Delivered to Tunisia Shortly - Defence[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia will receive in the coming months the first batch of U.S. manufactured combat helicopters as part of a transaction signed in 2014, between Tunisia and the United States, National Defence Minister Farhat Horchani announced, Tuesday.
Tuesday, 04-28-15, 15:34Herbal Tea to Treat Malaria Heads for Clinical Trial[SciDev.Net] Saye was licensed as a herbal medicine in Burkina Faso ten years ago It will be trialled against the conventional malaria drug artemisinin But promising early drug tests are often less encouraging in later human trials
Tuesday, 04-28-15, 14:54Workers On Maputo-Katembe Bridge Go On Strike[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican workers employed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which is building the bridge across Maputo Bay, from the centre of the city to the district of Katembe, went on strike for several hours on Monday, in protest against low wages and precarious contracts.

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