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Work to raise dam in Seychelles 25 percent complete – but 4 months behind schedule

Renovation work to raise Seychelles’ main water reservoir � La Gogue Dam � in order to increase its capacity is 25 percent complete, but the project is four months behind schedule because of a strike by truckers, the chief executive …

At Least Five Dead in Nairobi Hotel Attack

Attackers set off a bomb and opened fire at a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, leaving at least five people dead.

The attack at Nairobi’s Dusit D2 Hotel began around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon with a huge explosion …

At Least Five Dead in Nairobi Hotel Attack

Attackers set off a bomb and opened fire at a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, leaving at least five people dead.

The attack at Nairobi’s Dusit D2 Hotel began around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon with a huge explosion …

Seychelles, UAE to sign customs agreement to assist with anti-fraud measures

The customs departments of Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be able to share information on fraud cases after the signing of an agreement later this year, said a top government official.

The two countries are expected to …

Desalination produces more toxic waste than clean water

More than 16,000 desalination plants scattered across the globe produce far more toxic sludge than fresh water, according to a first global assessment of the sector’s industrial waste, published Monday.

For every litre of fresh water extracted from the sea …