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Last updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 2:12:04 PM

Egypt's tax revenue hits 5 bln USD in Q1 of current fiscal
Cairo, Oct 16 (IANS) Egypt gained 88.6 billion Egyptian pounds (5 billion USD) in tax revenue in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2017/18, sources in the Finance Ministry said.

Monday, October 16, 2017 12:24:03 AM

Sri Lanka aim to equalise in second ODI vs Pakistan
Abu Dhabi, Oct 15 (IANS) After their 83-run loss in the opening One Day International (ODI), Sri Lanka will aim for a better outing when the visitors face Pakistan in the second ODI here on Monday.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 10:12:03 PM

Toll from Mogadishu truck bomb attack rises to 65
Mogadishu, Oct 15 (IANS) At least 65 people were killed when a truck bomb went off outside a hotel and market in the centre of the Somali capital of Mogadishu, security officials told EFE on Sunday.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:48:03 PM

Vivek Oberoi meets Mauritius PM
Port Louis, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi says he felt honoured to meet Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth here.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 1:02:04 PM

Ethiopian Airlines eyes attracting more Chinese tourists: CEO
Addis Ababa, Oct 15 (IANS) Ethiopian Airlines is eyeing a bigger share of the Chinese tourists' market which at over 120 million is estimated to be the single largest tourist numbers globally.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:20:04 AM

40 killed in Mogadishu bomb blast
Mogadishu, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 40 persons were killed and several injured in a deadly bomb explosion near a popular hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, the police said.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:02:03 PM

Plane with 10 aboard crashes in Cote d'Ivoire
Abidjan, Oct 14 (IANS) A plane with 10 people on board crashed into the ocean shortly after taking off from an airport in Abidjan in Cote d'Ivoire on Saturday, airport sources said.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 5:06:03 PM

Kenya names officials to manage team at CWG
Nairobi, Oct 14 (IANS) The head of Kenya's national Olympic movement has named officials to manage the country's contingent at the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 3:58:04 PM

Jeptoo's coach cleared of doping charge
Nairobi, Oct 13 (IANS) An Italian coach charged with administering banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO) to disgraced Kenyan female marathon star Rita Jeptoo has been cleared of the charges by a Nairobi court.

Friday, October 13, 2017 1:44:03 PM

Great Ethiopian Run has record 48,000 participants
Addis Ababa, Oct 13 (IANS) Africa's largest road race, the Great Ethiopian Run (GER), will have 6,000 more runners for a record 48,000 participants, an Ethiopian official said.

Friday, October 13, 2017 12:58:05 PM

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