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African business leaders set to meet in Kenya to spur intra-Africa trade – Xinhua


NAIROBI, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s trade lobby will next week host a two-day meeting which will bring together business leaders from across Africa to seek ways of boosting intra-Africa trade.

Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Monday the Oct. 23-24 meeting will focus on fast tracking the realization of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) as well as the preparedness of the business community on the continent.

Speaking ahead of the planned event, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry National Chairman Kiprono Kittony, who doubles as one of the vice presidents representing Africa at the World Chambers Federation (WCF), termed the forum as timely and relevant to tackle existing hurdles in promoting intra-Africa trade.

“We are pleased to be hosting…

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Royal Caribbean And The GRAMMY Museum® Set The Stage For Aspiring Entertainers To Make Their Passion A Real-Life Ad…


MIAMI, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will bring a new sound of adventure to South Florida when she makes her North America debut on Nov. 9, 2018. Ahead of the ship’s highly anticipated arrival to her new home in Miami, FL, the global cruise line is partnering with the GRAMMY Museum® – the official foundation of the Recording Academy™ – to fund music education programs in underserved high schools within the Miami-Dade County Public School District. Twenty local schools will receive grants from Royal Caribbean through the GRAMMY Museum® Signature Schools program, and the chance to perform at Symphony’s naming ceremony, a momentous occasion and maritime tradition.

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5 set to be inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame



EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who helped expose Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis and another who helped negotiate the 1855 Treaty …
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CCJ set to rule on legal education dispute


Front row from left to right: Dr Emir Crowne and Matthew Gayle, both representing Jason Jones, Douglas Mendes, SC and Dr Lloyd Barnett representing the CLE and Dr Corlita Babb-Schaefer representing CARICOM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The first hearing into the matter of Jason Jones v Council of Legal Education (CLE), Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) and Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) took place on October 1, 2018 at the seat of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) located in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Jones, a national of Trinidad and Tobago, filed an application on July 18, 2018, for special leave to commence proceedings against the proposed defendants for what he believes amounts to breaches of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC)…

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Meeting set to discuss racism allegations in Haverford



The H-CHAN report cites first-person examples including a May 2017 incident in which an 11-year-old African-American child was riding his bike to …
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Geoffrey Kondogbia set for Central Africa Republic debut


Geoffrey Kondogbia made five appearances for France in friendly matches before deciding to play for CAR

Former France international Geoffrey Kondogbia is finally set to make his debut for Central African Republic (CAR) against Ivory Coast in this month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Kondogbia was cleared to swap allegiances from France by Fifa last month, but missed the 1-0 away defeat to Guinea due to injury.

All five of the 25-year-old’s appearances for the French senior team came in friendlies meaning under Fifa statutes he was able to swap national allegiances.

He has now been included in CAR’s 24-man squad for the Ivory Coast double-header on 12 and 16 October.

He is one of 14 overseas based players named by coach Raoul Savoy for the trip to Bouake and home fixture…

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