Island country

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 19th, 2013
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Few hours ago, the 29th Africa Cup of Nations got underway when the host nation, South Africa, kicked off against Cape Verde, the island nation making their first appearance in the continental championship. Just as other confederation’s championships reflect their members, Cup of Nations is distinctl...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Feb 28th, 2012
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Mauritius cut its 2012 tourist arrivals forecast on Tuesday to 980,000 from an earlier estimate of 1,010,000, as it factored in the impact of the global economic crisis on key markets such as the euro zone. Tourism typically generates about 10 percent of gross domestic product for the Indian Ocean is...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 13th, 2011
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Nairobi – US officials say an American military drone has crashed at an airport on the island nation of Seychelles. The US embassy in Mauritius said the US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone was not armed and that the crash on Tuesday morning caused no injuries. It said that the airport’s runawa...
By benim
In East Africa
May 22nd, 2011
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Officials say that the president of the island nation of the Seychelles has been re-elected to a five-year term. The office of the electoral commissioner said Sunday that incumbent president James Michel from the ruling Lepep party took 55 percent of the vote. The commission says challenger Wavel Ram...