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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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Wednesday, 05-27-15, 16:49Joint Letter Re: Prosecution of Rafael Marques de Morais[HRW] His Excellency José Eduardo dos Santos
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 16:45Senegal Reaps Lots of Benefits From King Mohammed VI's One-Week Visit[The Point] After an extended one-week visit by King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Senegal stands to reap quite a lot of benefits from Moroccan goodwill in the form of various economic projects and bilateral cooperation.
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 16:35GPA - Bissau Ports MOU On Course[The Point] A six-member delegation from Bissau ports is currently in The Gambia for a two-week training session to train staff of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) on making cargo nets.
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 15:30Burundi - Crowd Fundraising Needed for Elections[Cameroon Tribune] Reports say the appeal for funds was made on the government's official Facebook page.
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 15:12The Ascendance of 'Development Fetishism'[Addis Standard] In its literal definition, the term development is generally understood to mean an intentionally conceived course of action that aims to realize the full potential of a given population. Though previously the notion of planned development was largely confined to communist countries, it now seems to have drawn some attention across the board.

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