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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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Friday, 08-01-14, 9:09Municipal Audits - 'No Magic Recipe'[Daily Maverick]Once again the Auditor General's report on the outcomes of the audits on local government is out. Once again the figures are expectedly shocking. But there are slight signs of improvement. The challenge is turning the few successes into the many.
Friday, 08-01-14, 9:00CAF to Act on Seychelles Afcon Withdrawal[CAJ News]Johannesburg -SEYCHELLES risks punishment by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for its last-minute withdrawal from the Orange African Cup of Nations (CHAN) encounter against Sierra Leone.
Friday, 08-01-14, 8:58Ebola Outbreak - Ghana Bans West African Flights[CAJ News]Accra -GHANA has banned flights from other West African countries following the outbreak of Ebola virus.
Friday, 08-01-14, 8:53UNAMID's Failure Forces and the Issue of Security in Darfur[Sudan Tribune]The failure of the UN/African Union ("hybrid") Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has become overwhelmingly conspicuous.
Friday, 08-01-14, 8:53S. Sudanese President Renews Calls for Peace With Rebels[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir has renewed calls for peace with rebels led by his former deputy Riek Machar to end seven months of fighting in the country.

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