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2012-03-09 16:29:45 Seychelles Explodes in Carnival Spectacle [Nairobi Star] Last weekend saw one of the biggest carnivals on the planet as the Seychelles hosted the second edition of the Seychelles International Carnival in the capital Victoria. The carnival started with an opening reception at the Kempinksi Seychelles Resort on Thursday. Among the guests were the new Kenya Tourism Board chairman Kitili Mbathi and his wife Brenda, Seychelles tourism ambassador to Kenya Popsy Getonga and German ambassador to Kenya Margit Hellwig-Boette. The German diplomat had been in the region to

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Thursday, 11-27-14, 16:03Supplementary Appropriation Bill Shows Financial Indiscipline - Minority Leader[The Point]The Minority Leader and National Assembly Member for Niamina Dankunku constituency, Hon. Samba Jallow, has said the supplementary appropriation bill tabled before the National Assembly recently was one of the most serious instances of financial indiscipline to happen in the country.
Thursday, 11-27-14, 16:00President Bouteflika - Constitutional Amendments to Adapt Algeria's Supreme Law to Changes[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika stressed Monday in Algiers that the constitutional amendments undertaken by Algeria since the 90s until 2008 reflected "the political will to adapt the supreme law of the country to the changes in society and to adopt the necessary legal instrument."
Thursday, 11-27-14, 15:59Presidential Elections in Tunisia - Essebsi Obtains 39.46 Percent of Votes, Marzouki 33.43 Percent[Algerie Presse Service]Tunis -The head of the Tunisian party Nidaa Tounès, Beji Caid Essebsi, gained the highest share of the votes at Sunday's presidential elections in Tunisia with 39.46% of the vote, ahead of incumbent President Moncef Marzouki (33, 43%), the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE) announced Tuesday.
Thursday, 11-27-14, 15:59Settlement of Crises in Mali, Libya - U.S. Greatly Appreciates, Supports Algeria's Efforts[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The U.S. government "greatly" appreciates and supports Algeria's efforts to reach political and peaceful solutions to the crises in Mali and Libya, US Ambassador to Algiers, Joan A. Polaschik said Wednesday, stressing that there are "no military solutions" to those crises.
Thursday, 11-27-14, 15:59Niger Interested in Algeria's Experience in Vocational Training[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Niger's Minister of Vocational and Technical Education Chaibou Dan Inna said Monday in Algiers he was "impressed" by Algeria's experience in the field of vocational training.

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