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In Ethiopia, Kovind cites India's investments
Addis Ababa, Oct 5 (IANS) Highlighting India's increasing engagements with Africa, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said that India is among the three largest investors in Ethiopia, the East African nation with which New Delhi has had diplomatic ties for nearly 70 years now.

Thursday, October 05, 2017 9:18:04 PM

Kenya's marathon star has eyes set on world record
Nairobi, Oct 5 (IANS) Kenya's marathon sensation and Olympic champion, Eliud Kipchoge on Thursday said his sights were still on the world record despite failing to better the mark during the Berlin Marathon two weeks ago.

Thursday, October 05, 2017 6:06:05 PM

Kirui, Kimetto rule out world record bid at Chicago Marathon
Nairobi, Oct 5 (IANS) Abel Kirui and world marathon record holder Dennis Kimetto ruled out a possible attempt on the world record when they compete at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

Thursday, October 05, 2017 5:40:03 PM

India keen to strengthen ties with diaspora: President
Addis Ababa, Oct 5 (IANS) India is keen to strengthen ties with its people abroad, President Ram Nath Kovind said while urging them to make use of schemes like Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

Thursday, October 05, 2017 2:12:04 PM

'Gandhi's non-violence credo should be taught in West African schools'
Accra, Oct 5 (IANS) In a region plagued with conflict of various kinds, Mahatma Gandhi's credo of non-violence and the philosophy of black American civil rights leader Martin Luther King should be included in the curriculum of West Africa's schools to educate children about living in peace and avoiding violence, a top official has said.

Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:34:05 AM

Egypt unearths 4,300-year-old Pharaonic obelisk in Giza
Cairo, Oct 5 (IANS) Archeologists have discovered part of a Pharaonic obelisk dating back to about 4,300 years ago in Saqqara district on the outskirt of Egypt's Giza Province.

Thursday, October 05, 2017 5:38:04 AM

Kovind arrives in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here from Djibouti on Wednesday on the second and last leg of his two-nation Africa tour.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 9:02:03 PM

Kenya's Tergat promises to ensure clean athletes in anti-doping crusade
Nairobi, Oct 4 (IANS) Former world marathon record holder Paul Tergat has pledged to have clean athletes to represent Kenya in international competitions.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 8:20:04 PM

India, Djibouti discuss maritime cooperation, renewable energy
Djibouti, Oct 4 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday held delegation-level talks with his Djiboutian counterpart Omar Guelleh and discussed maritime cooperation and renewable energy among other issues.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 3:18:05 PM

Egyptian Mass celebrates 800th anniversary of St Francis' visit
Cairo, Oct 3 (IANS/AKI) A mass will take place jere on Wednesday at the start of celebrations to mark the visit to Egypt by St Francis in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade when he engaged in interfaith dialogue with its sultan, Malek al-Kamil.

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 11:30:04 PM

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