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Aung San Suu Kyi to attend the 2nd Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit

Aung San Suu Kyi gives speech to supporters at Hlaing Thar Yar Township in Yangon, Myanmar on 17 November 2011. Author Htoo Tay Zar. Source: Wikipedia.org

 

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize laureate and Chairperson of the National League for Democracy will be attending The 2nd Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit, Yangon, 17-18 June. read more

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IDASA (AN AFRICAN DEMOCRACY INSTITUTE): MEDIA STATEMENT

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King Mohammed VI Deepens Morocco’s Economic, Security Ties with African Countries, Gains Support for W. Sahara Initiative

Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire praise Morocco’s reforms under King Mohammed ‘s leadership;
Back Morocco autonomy plan for W. Sahara, cite Mali, stability threat in Sahel
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Afrobarometer: Poor South Africans More Active, but Less Well Served by Government

The Afrobarometer is a comparative series of public attitude surveys, covering up to 35 African countries in Round 5 (2011-2013). It measures public attitudes on democracy and its alternatives, and evaluations of the quality of governance and economic performance. In addition, the survey assesses the views of the electorate on critical political issues in the surveyed countries. The Afrobarometer also provides comparisons over time, as four rounds of surveys have been held from 1999 to 2008 and Round 5 is currently underway. read more

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South Africa’s Somali refugee child stars fly to the Oscars

After narrowly winning a race against time to get extended refugee status, passports and visas, brothers Harun and Ali Mohammed are flying from Cape Town to Hollywood today for Sunday’s Academy Awards, where their film Asad will compete in the Best Short Film category. read more

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Dolat Ventures to Enter African Timber Sector

* DOLV To Access an Exclusive Licence to Cut Timber and Export read more

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Dolat Ventures To Enter Diamond Reconditioning Sector

NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: DOLV) announced that its Diamond Mining subsidiary Dove Diamonds is expected to begin operations in the lucrative Diamond Reconditioning sector.  The Company intends to begin operations in laser drilling and irradiation of diamonds and commented today on the growing economic opportunities in the diamond industry. read more

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Idasa Press Statement on the Release of the Open Budget Index (OBI) South Africa Results, 2012

The Washington-based International Budget Partnership has placed South Africa in second place in its Open Budget Index, with a score of 90 points out of a possible 100. In the last edition of the Index in 2010, South Africa achieved top honours. read more

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Desmond Tutu develops new African leadership in Al Jazeera series

A fresh generation of African leaders will be featured on new Al Jazeera English series Tutu’s Children. read more

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