Rhino and elephant will dominate CITES meeting starting in South Africa

The threat to the survival of rhino and elephants – hunted for their horns and tusks – will dominate the meeting of conservationists and¬†policymakers from 182 countries starting in Sandton on Saturday. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered species, or CITES, ¬†is meeting for the first time in South Africa which houses the greatest […]

Paris is meeting is most important event in France this year on Africa

At least 800 companies from more 30 companies are gathered in Paris for a meeting designed to facilitate and diversify trade between France and the continent. Its being called the most important economic event organized in France on Africa. ends intro The contacts made from networking this conference sponsored by the French government and business […]

Death toll from migrants drowned off Egypt climbs

At least 49 people have died off the Egyptian port city of Rosetta. Rescuers are still taking bodies from the water after a boat carrying about 600 people capsized. 150 people have been recovered. The Egyptian army says it thwarted an illegal immigration attempt. The boat was 12 nautical miles off the coast when it […]