Coca-Cola Namibia closes two production lines due to water crisis

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Coca-Cola Namibia closes two production lines due to water crisis 

WINDHOEK, May 9 — Water shortage has forced Coca-Cola Namibia to close down two of its production lines in Windhoek with immediate effect.

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AU summit to focus on gender parity, inclusive development: official

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on AU summit to focus on gender parity, inclusive development: official 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 28 — The 26th African Union (AU) Summit that is taking place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa will focus on strategies that would advance gender parity, women's rights and inclusive development, a senior AU official said on Thursday

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Pinoy boxers suffer defeats abroad

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pinoy boxers suffer defeats abroad 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 21 — Stablemates Markquil Salvaña and Jether "The General" Oliva from the Sanman Promotions of General Santos City suffered contrasting defeats in their separate fights on Saturday night abroad.

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BRICS against attempts to interfere in sovereign affairs – Lavrov

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on BRICS against attempts to interfere in sovereign affairs – Lavrov 

MOSCOW, Oct. 27 — BRICS countries stand for the boosting of the United Nation's key role in global affairs and oppose any attempts to solve problems by exerting power or pressure, including by the use of unilateral sanctions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

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Rugby World Cup attendance passes 2 million

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rugby World Cup attendance passes 2 million 

LONDON, Oct. 19 — The total attendance for the 2015 Rugby World Cup has exceeded two million after the quarterfinal matches last weekend.

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Zimbabwe proposes law limiting shareholding in banks

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zimbabwe proposes law limiting shareholding in banks 

HARARE, Oct. 20 — Zimbabwe is proposing to limit shareholdings in banks as part of measures to tighten financial control and improve corporate governance in the sector after five banks have closed since 2009.

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Microsoft becomes largest exporting company in Ireland

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Microsoft becomes largest exporting company in Ireland 

DUBLIN, Sept. 22 — U.S. tech firm Microsoft has become the largest exporting company in Ireland, taking over from Google, according to a report on Monday.

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India an island of calm in ocean of turmoil: Rajan

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on India an island of calm in ocean of turmoil: Rajan 

MUMBAI, Sept. 19 — Stating that Indian economy is doing "quite well" when advanced countries are struggling to grow, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Friday termed India as an "island of relative calm in an ocean of turmoil".

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Kenya says still way behind in catching sprint giants USA, Jamaica

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kenya says still way behind in catching sprint giants USA, Jamaica 

ELDORET, Kenya, Sept. 8 — Kenya athletics officials are pouring cold water on the country's blooming sprint talents, saying they are still miles away to reach the dominance of Jamaica and USA.

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S. Africa, Namibia urged to ban trophy hunting

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Africa, Namibia urged to ban trophy hunting 

WINDHOEK, Aug. 11 — United States-based animal protection organization Humane Society International (HSI) has urged Namibia and South Africa to abandon "cruel and wasteful" trophy hunting.

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