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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, 02-11-16, 13:48Aiming for the Skies, Refugee Girl Must First Finish School[UNHCR] Kule Refugee Camp, Ethiopia -Before the war came and she and her family fled, Nyahok Reath loved watching United Nations aid planes taking off from the airport near her home in South Sudan.
Thursday, 02-11-16, 13:47AS Vita Jets in to Face Mafunzo[Daily News] Zanzibar -Congolese side, AS Vita will arrive in Zanzibar today, ready for their CAF Champions League preliminary round, first leg clash against host Mafunzo FC at the Amaan Stadium on Saturday.
Thursday, 02-11-16, 13:46Solar-Powered Wells Ease Conflict Over Water in Rift Valley[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chepkram -With her year-old baby strapped on her back, Christine Lenganya, 25, lifts and balances a 20-litre jerrycan of water on her head.
Thursday, 02-11-16, 13:39On Service Delivery and Accountability[Daily Observer] The ongoing PAC/PEC session is yet another theatre for accountability and transparency as Gambian public servants face the representatives of the taxpayers. This annual activity is now an integral part of our development process as the leaders of public institutions come out to explain not only financial reports but also service delivery.
Thursday, 02-11-16, 13:26Supreme Court Dashes Mama Taraba's Hopes, Upholds Gov. Ishaku's Election[Premium Times] The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Darius Ishaku as the governor of Taraba State, affirming an earlier decision of the Court of Appeal.

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