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QRCS pursues stronger humanitarian diplomacy in Africa

QRCS pursues stronger humanitarian diplomacy in Africa

A high-profile delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently completed a tour to enhance humanitarian diplomacy in Africa.

Malaysia eyes Qatar as hub for African markets

Malaysia eyes Qatar as hub for African markets

Malaysia is exploring the possibility of making Qatar as its gateway to major markets in Africa, while at the same time, to be the Gulf state’s hub for the Southeast Asian region, an official of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has said.

Qatar Chamber promotes local industry across African continent

Qatar Chamber promotes local industry across African continent

Qatar Chamber has sent a trade delegation to Ethiopia and Kenya to promote Qatar’s economy and to open new channels of cooperation for Qatar businessmen to invest in the African continent and to find a new destination for Qatari products and other exports.

Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods ...

Poverty not an obstacle to excellent healthcare in Africa: Gates

Poverty not an obstacle to excellent healthcare in Africa: Gates

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said Sunday that excellent basic healthcare that would prevent easily treatable but deadly conditions was achievable even in Africa's poorest nations.

UN chief lauds Africa for elections, peace deals, refugee treatment

UN chief lauds Africa for elections, peace deals, refugee treatment

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres overlooked refugee abuses and disputed polls across Africa on Sunday as he heaped praise on the continent for recent elections, peace deals and the treatment of refugees ...

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead.

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

People in North and South America, a large part of Europe and Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from January 20 to 21, the last such event until 2022.

Chamber mulls promoting Qatari products in Africa

Chamber mulls promoting Qatari products in Africa

Following the successful staging of ‘Made in Qatar’ in Oman last year, Qatar Chamber is studying plans to hold the exhibition in Africa and emerging countries, as well as other markets abroad to promote locally-manufactured products, a chamber official has said.

UN launches $2.7 bn appeal for Africa's biggest refugee crisis

UN launches $2.7 bn appeal for Africa's biggest refugee crisis

The United Nations appealed for $2.7 billion to help South Sudanese refugees on Tuesday, saying a funding shortfall for Africa's biggest refugee crisis had left many short of food, water and medicine.

Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

African museum directors on Wednesday welcomed an expert report calling on France to allow the return of thousands of African treasures and artworks...

Morocco inaugurates Africa's fastest train

Morocco inaugurates Africa's fastest train

Morocco inaugurated on Thursday Africa's fastest train which will halve travelling time between the commercial and industrial hubs of Casablanca and Tangier.