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Hydrologis from Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia to discuss drought's effect on hydro-power

HARARE, May 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-NEW ZIANA) -- Mozambican hydro-electric company Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric (HCB) will host the first meeting of hydrologists of the Joint Operations Technical Committee (JOTC) of the Zambezi Basin in Maputo this week to discuss the drought currently affecting the area.


Apartheid still being practised in Namibia, says foremer President Sam Nujoma

WINDHOEK, May 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-NAMPA) -- Apartheid is still being practiced in Namibia where some farm labourers still find their children being denied access to education, says the southwestern African nation's former president, Sam Nujoma.


Gunung Merapi di Indonesia meletus

JAKARTA, 22 Mei (Bernama) -- Gunung berapi paling aktif di Indonesia, Gunung Merapi mengeluarkan abu dan asap setinggi 3,500 meter awal pagi Selasa, memaksa penduduk berhampiran dipindahkan, lapor agensi berita Xinhua.


Foreign ministers of Algeria, Egypt, Tunisa meet in Algiers on ending Libyan crisis

ALGIERS, May 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-APS) -- The foreign ministers of Algeria, Egypt and Tunisia are meeting in Algiers as part of the continuous consultations among the three countries on reach a political solution to the Libyan crisis.


Strong winds leave thousands without power in Tasmania

SYDNEY, May 22 (Bernama) -- Strong winds of over 40 km per hour lashed Tasmania state overnight, damaging power lines and properties, and leaving over 3,000 homes without electricity, Xinhua news agency reported, citing meteorological authorities on Tuesday.


Ramaphosa's First 100 Days In Office Described By Opposition Party As Hype Without Action

JOHANNESBURG, May 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), described President Cyril Ramaphosa's swearing-in on Feb 15 as bringing new hope after the misrule of former President Jacob Zuma, who almost brought the country's credit standing to junk status.


Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupts

JAKARTA, May 22 (Bernama) -- Mount Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia, spewed a column of ash 3,500 metres into air early Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents, Xinhua news agency reported.