Freetown (Sierra Leone), May 19 (IANS) Thousands of hectares of farmland in Africa have been leased to two Bangladeshi companies as part of a collaborative effort that will enable them to acquire 60 percent of the produce, and in return train African farmers in rain-fed rice cultivation.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:16:00 AM
Cairo, May 19 (IANS) Former Egyptian first lady Suzanne Mubarak has penned a book about her relationship with her grandson who recently died aged 12, an Egyptian newspaper said.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:06:38 AM
Johannesburg, May 19 (IANS) South Africa will posthumously honour former national cricket captain Hansie Cronje, nine years after his death in a plane crash.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:00:47 AM
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the opening of a new air route, M600, to Bahrain.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:16:53 AM
Johanesburg, May 18 (IANS) South Africa Wednesday gave a call to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to select somebody from the developing world as its new chief.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:54:25 PM
Cairo, May 18 (IANS) India's C.V. Raman International Research fellowship for African researchers is turning out to be a big hit, with 86 candidates from 26 African nations availing it in the inaugural 2010 programme.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 11:10:09 AM
Cairo, May 17 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutors will release former first lady Suzanne Mubarak on bail after she gave up her assets, Xinhua reported quoting the state-owned Nile TV Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:59:56 PM
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak said Tuesday he will apologise to his country for violently suppressing an anti-government uprising at the beginning of the year, the al-Shorouk daily said.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:11:40 PM
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suzanne, the wife of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, has signed documents to hand over her property to the state, Egypt's MENA news agency said.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:01:40 PM
Accra (Ghana), May 17 (IANS) African countries need to look at India 'with pride because of what it has been able to achieve with its can do spirit', Ghana's former president John Agyekum Kufuor said ahead of the second India Africa Summit in Addis Ababa later this month.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:57:06 PM
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