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Gas Discovered in Manicaland

MOZAMBICAN authorities have stumbled on the existence of natural gas and coal deposits in Manicaland Province. Manicaland already boasts huge deposits of alluvial diamonds in Marange.

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Egyptians vote in historic election

Egyptians began voting freely on Wednesday for the first time to pick their president in a wide open election that pits Islamists against men who served under deposed leader Hosni Mubarak. The contest is a novelty for a nation where elections during the 30-year rule of a man some called "Pharaoh" were thinly attended rigmaroles in which the result was a foregone conclusion.

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South Africa's African agenda

The Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Kgalema Mothlanthe paid a rare visit to Ghana in April at the invitation of John Dramani Mahama , Vice President of Ghana. It is significant in terms of a growing realisation of the need for South Africa to develop with Africa. The visit was within the context of consolidating the African Agenda through enhancing and deepening political, economic and social relations.

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Climate Climate change affects migratory birds in Uganda

Changes in the climate globally have affected the movement of both migratory and resident species of birds, Nature Uganda has said. "We used to see strange birds perched up on that tree. But nowadays we chance on one after a long time," Ssonko, a nature lover says while pointing at the seemingly old tree.

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