Archive for March, 2018

No April Fools’ Joke: Chinese Space Station Expected to Crash April 1, Early April 2

| March 31, 2018

China's Tiangong-1 space station that is hurdling toward Earth should re-enter Earth's atmosphere around 8:10 p.m. EDT April 1, give or take 2.5 hours, according to the latest prediction from California-based Aerospace Corp.

Most of the 8.5-ton spacecraft the size …

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2018 TANA FORUM TO FOCUS ON FINANCING, REFORMING AFRICA UNION

| March 30, 2018

ADDIS ABABA-- The 7th Tana High-Level Forum on peace and security in Africa is scheduled to deliberate on ownership of Africa's peace and security as well as financing and reforming the African Union (AU).

The forum, held annually in Bahir …

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Senegal Court Gives Opposition Leader Sall Five Years for Embezzlement

| March 30, 2018

A court in Senegal sentenced opposition leader Khalifa Sall on Friday to five years in prison for embezzlement and falsifying documents.

Sall was arrested a year ago on suspicion of embezzling 1.8 billion CFA francs ($3.40 million). Prior to his …

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XCMG livre une commande de 70 tombereaux articulés d’une valeur de 31,63 millions USD

| March 29, 2018

XUZHOU, Chine, 28 mars 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, le fabricant mondial majeur de machines de construction, a livré 70 unités de son tombereau articulé XDA40 à des clients d’Asie centrale et d’Afrique du Sud pour une commande d’exportation s’élevant à

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Botswana President Leaves Office on Time, But With Mixed Reviews

| March 29, 2018

Botswana's president has drawn attention recently for urging long-time African leaders to loosen their grip on power: first, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, then Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Now, it's his turn. President Ian Khama steps down Saturday …

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