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[Opinion] EU-Morocco fishing deal casts doubt on EU future foreign policy

Added: 23.02.2018 8:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Not extending the EU fisheries deal with Morocco to fish off the disputed coast of Western Sahara could deprive the Sahrawi people of much-needed income - and throw into question future EU foreign policy in the name of human rights.

Tags: EU, Sahara

Abercrombie & Kent Opens New Office in Kigali, Rwanda

Added: 22.02.2018 21:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent has opened an office in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali. This is the company’s 10th office in sub-Saharan Africa and the 53rd worldwide.

Tags: Africa, Sahara

More than 300 migrants intercepted in boats off Libya - coastguard

Added: 19.02.2018 13:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Libya's western coastline is the main departure point for migrants attempting to reach Europe by sea to seek better lives. Most are from sub-Saharan Africa, though recently more Tunisians and Libyans have been trying to cross.

Tags: EU, Africa, Sahara

Researchers find first evidence of sub-Saharan Africa glassmaking

Added: 17.02.2018 19:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scholars from Rice University, University College London and the Field Museum have found the first direct evidence that glass was produced in sub-Saharan Africa centuries before the arrival of Europeans, a finding that the researchers said represents a "new chapter in the history of glass technology."


Post-tropical cyclone Ophelia

Added: 21.10.2017 12:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

The remnants of hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland last Monday while Saharan dust turned the sky orange...


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