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WORLD News List


S.Korea's ruling party wins landslide victory in local elections

SEOUL, June 14 (Bernama) -- South Korea's ruling party won a landslide victory in local elections, confirming a strong public support for President Moon Jae-in's drive for peace on the Korean Peninsula, the country's election watchdog said Thursday.


Albinos in South Africa living in fear for their lives

DURBAN, June 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- As South Africa marked International Albinism Day on Wednesday, the KwaZulu-Natal Province branch of the Albinism Society of South Africa said that while it is obseving the day, it´s also fighting severe discrimination.


Pretoria commits to saving steel industry jobs

CAPE TOWN, June 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-SA NEWS) -- The government is committed to work with South Africa's steel industry to save jobs and has put in place measures to save the industry from collapsing, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).


Algeria's Sonatrach aims to be ranked among world's five biggest oil and gas groups

ORAN, ALGERIA, June 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-APS) -- -Algeria's Sonatrach aims to rank among the world's five largest oil and gas groups, a target which its chief executive officer (CEO) Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour, describes as an achievable goal.


Singapore opens trade and investment office in Nairobi

NAIROBI, June 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- The Singapore Government has officially opened the Enterprise Singapore Nairobi office which seeks to deepen promotion of trade, investments and enterprise development between the two countries.


EU to help Kenya revive cashew nut industry

NAIROBI, June 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- The European Union is investing resources and funds amounting to more than 240 million shillings (about 2.4 million US dollars) to help farmers in Kenya's Coast region to revive their cashew nut production which collapsed more than three decades ago.


Ghanaian govt sets up five-member committee to manage football

ACCRA, June 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-GNA) -- The government of Ghana has set up a five-member committee to manage football in the country in the wake of its decision to dissolve the Ghana Football Association (GFA),after the revelations pf bribery and corruption involving its former president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, and other sports officials.