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Direct foreign investment in Abu Dhabi grows by 12 percent
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The overall growth of foreign direct investment in Abu Dhabi in 2014 grew by 12.8 percent, figures revealed on Monday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 5:46:05 PM

Australian golfer Hend to play in Mauritius Open
Port Louis, April 11 (IANS) Australian golfer Scott Hend will be among the star names at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open to be held from May 12 to 15, it was announced on Monday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 5:40:05 PM

UAE spares no effort in combating extremism, says daily
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) That the UAE has remained an oasis of peace despite turmoil in many countries of the region is a clear indication that its anti-terror measures are effective, strong and on absolutely right track, a leading daily said on Monday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 12:52:03 PM

Car crash kills 18, injures 55 in Burundi
Bujumbura, April 11 (IANS) A passenger bus crashed on Saturday evening, killing 18 passengers and injuring 55 others at Benga in Bujumbura Rural province, 18 km east of the Burundian capital Bujumbura, local administration officials said Sunday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 7:36:21 AM

Kenya to develop disease free zones to boost livestock
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) Kenya is fast tracking the development of disease free zones in order to boost livestock exports, an official said on Sunday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 3:18:04 AM

Madagascar presidency names new prime minister
Antananarivo, April 11 (IANS) Madagascar's Minister of Interior and Decentralisation Mahafaly Solonandrasana Olivier was appointed as Prime Minister to replace Jean Ravelonarivo, secretary general of the presidency General Ralala Roger said on Sunday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 2:10:05 AM

Kenya to immunise 9 mn children against polio
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) The Kenyan government has started a five-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign, targeting 9 million children under the age of five.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 8:10:05 PM

Sporting Goa thrash Shillong Lajong 5-2 in I-League
Margao (Goa), April 10 (IANS) Sporting Clube De Goa displayed a dominant performance at home beating 10-men Shillong Lajong FC 5-2 in a Hero I-League football encounter at the Fatorda Stadium here on Sunday.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 8:06:05 PM

100,000 offence tickets issued by Adu Dhabi police
Abu Dhabi, April 10 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate issued more than 100,000 'dangerous offence' tickets to motorists during the first quarter of 2016.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 12:16:03 PM

Student's death: Egypt denies Italy's demand for phone records
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Egypt has rejected Italy's demand for phone records of Egyptian citizens in the case of the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni, an Egyptian prosecutor told a press conference in Cairo on Saturday.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 1:26:06 AM

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