A boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Saturday.
"The coast guards have rescued 17 of the illegal migrants," said Ay
Israel has stopped the unapproved influx of African migrants across its border with Egypt, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday after months of intensive counter-measures on the once porous desert frontier.
More than 6
Sudan plans to increase sugar production by 450,000 tonnes annually with the help of a $1 billion plant, aiming to end dependency on imports and start exporting sugar by 2014, officials and executives said.
The African country is trying to
Interactive Intelligence Group, a global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, has inked a deal to purchase select contact center assets of its South African-based reseller Atio Corporation.
Headquartered in Indianapoli
Batelco, Bahrain’s leading telecom services provider, said it would be interested in acquiring pieces of Kuwaiti Zain's African assets if their buyer, India's Bharti Airtel, ever decided to break them up.
"We are looking at all opportuniti
Kuwait's largest telecoms company, Zain, whose shareholders voted to lift a cap restricting ownership on Monday, is in talks to sell a stake in its African operations, its chief executive said.
Zain is in talks with a number of partners co
The African Acrobat Show, featuring a four-member group from Ghana has been drawing crowds at the Al Ghurair City, a key sponsor of DSS 2008 and a member of Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG).
The show, which culminates on August 22 involv
African leaders voiced a chorus of alarm about Kenya's rapid decline from regional peacemaker to the continent's biggest concern, and called for urgent action to stop the killing.
"If Kenya burns, what is left?" the African Union's top dip