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Summary: The Danakil Depression, also called Dallol Depression, is a desert with some areas that are more than 100 meters below sea level. This is special because it is one of the lowest points on earth not covered by water. There are hot yellow sulfur fields among the sparkling white salt beds. Heat isn't the only thing people feel in the Dallol Depression. Alarming earth tremors are frequently felt. There are also several active volcanoes. So just how hot is it at the…Continue
Each season fashion week in New York offers emerging fashion designers who take a unique approach to conceptualizing apparel. Concepts can range from colors, shape texture and a combination of everything that the creative mind can conceive. This season TeKay Designs, a couture studio based in Houston Texas, presented Queen of the Brides, a collection of gowns with accessories that are historic and have a cultural significance.…
Dorze village the accommodations are very basic no hot water but the night is fantastic where the local community shows you traditional music & dance at night with campfire. The elders tales you legend, history & anecdotes of the Dorze people while you eat local Dorze stable food Kocho (so called enset or false Banana). The youngest invites you to sing their original music & to dance together.…Continue
Zimbabwe has started levying a tax on mobile money transactions after intense lobbying from the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) for the Zimbabwean central bank to regulate mobile money services “to create a level playing field” in the financial services sector.
The banks had been involved in a…
“With such a focused group of industry shapers participating at the Powering Africa: Tanzania meeting from the 29-31 January, we can’t help but be buoyed by the possible outcomes of the debate.” Simon Gosling, EnergyNet.
As the World Bank agrees to support Tanzania to strengthen the country’s business…
If there are businesspersons in Kenya who wish Christmas and New Year holidays would come more than once a year, it is mobile money agents.
The agents are happy as they are awaiting huge commissions from the telecom companies that have contracted them.
Several mobile money agents acknowledged that…
Under the Single Customs Territory (SCT), each of the five countries will deploy customs officials to all…
Emirates’ aircraft flew around the world more than 18,000 times in 2013, underlining its position as a global connector of people and places.
Figures show the airline’s fleet travelled more than 751 million kilometres throughout the year. Taking the earth’s circumference at the equator as 40,075 kilometres,…
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The director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde urged developing countries on Monday to shore up their defences, especially foreign exchange reserves, against a possible European recession next year.
Lagarde was speaking during a visit to Nigeria in which she met President Goodluck Jonathan and Finance Minister Ngosi Okonjo-Iwaela and praised their planned economic reforms.
European finance ministers were discussing ways of boosting IMF resources to build a better firewall against the debt
Cocoa purchases declared to Ghana's Cocobod reached 448,528 tonnes by Dec. 8 since the start of the season on Oct. 14, data from the industry regulator showed on Tuesday.
The figures compare with 421,711 tonnes of official purchases recorded during the corresponding eight weeks of the previous season, which ran from Oct. 1 to Nov. 25, according to the data seen by Reuters.
Total purchases for the week ending Dec. 8 were 36,822