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Africa vows to boost infrastructure sector: AU official

Friday, July 13, 2012 Comments off

By Apollinaire Niyirora

ADDIS ABABA, July 13 (Xinhua) — The African continent is convinced that no economic development will be possible without developing the infrastructure sector on the continent, the African Union (AU) commissioner for infrastructure and energy said here at a press conference ahead of the 19th AU summit. Read more…

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Five dead in emergency landing in Ukraine

Sunday, June 10, 2012 Comments off

 

 

LET L-410 (Image from wikipedia.org) via RT.

Five people have died and 15 injured, including an Austrian, when a plane carrying parachute students crash-landed near the Ukrainian capital Kiev. Read more…

Experts say ill-fated police chopper was new – KBC News

Sunday, June 10, 2012 Comments off

By:Margaret Kalekye/KNA.

The police chopper that crashed Sunday morning killing six people among them Internal Security Minister Prof. George Saitoti and his assistant Joe Orwa Ojode  was acquired last December. Read more…

Kenyan Ministers killed in helicopter crash – KBC News

Sunday, June 10, 2012 Comments off

By:Margaret Kalekye

-KBC News.

Kenya’s Internal Security minister Professor George Saitoti, his assistant minister Orwa Ojode and four others have been confirmed dead after a Police chopper crashed in Kibiku area in Ngong forest Sunday morning. Read more…

Tanks, militia encircle Tripoli airport – RT

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Comments off

Tripoli International Airport (Reuters / Ismail Zitouny)-RT

A Libyan militia has encircled Tripoli’s international airport, forcing flights to be rerouted to a nearby military airport, a security official reports. Tanks have been deployed to the airport as the standoff remains tense. Read more…