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Zimbabwe, Malawi welcome anti-poaching drones

Zimbabwe and Malawi are allowing flights by anti-poaching drones as part of an initiative supported by Google and the WWF conservation group.
September 9, 2016

Fitidis to captain Team Uganda in Tanzania

Rally driver Christakis Fitidis will lead the team of Ugandan drivers in next weekend's in the three day Oryx Energy rally of Tanzania from July 8-10 in Bagamoyo.
New Vision: July 4, 2016

Greece to start key data handover on EgyptAir crash Wednesday: source

Greece will start dispatching key information on the EgyptAir crash to Egyptian authorities on Wednesday, including data from the airliner as it flew through Greek airspace moments before disappearing, a source close to the probe said on Tuesday.
Reuters: May 24, 2016

Egypt finds debris from plane, still searching for bulk of wreckage

Search crews have found human remains, along with the personal belongings of passengers from EgyptAir Flight 804, but are still searching for the bulk of the wreckage.
May 21, 2016

Greece has asked friendly and allied nations for satellite images to help find EgyptAir plane

Greece's National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on Thursday said that Greece has asked friendly and allied nations with satellites over the eastern Mediterranean to assist in efforts
May 21, 2016

Debris of Egypt Air flight located southeast of Crete, say ministry sources

Two orange objects were located 200-230 miles southeast of Crete inside Egyptian airspace by an Egyptian aircraft participating in the search and rescue operation for the EgyptAir flight
May 19, 2016

Egypt's Air Minister: Terrorism more likely cause of jet crash than technical issues

Greece says EgyptAir plane, an Airbus A320, made sudden, sharp turns and plunged thousands of meters toward sea before disappearing from radar.
May 19, 2016

World powers back lifting Libyan arms embargo

World powers say they will back Libya’s new government in its bid to lift a U.N. arms embargo, a move that could help the government combat internal security threats and fight Islamic State.
May 16, 2016

500 people feared dead in Mediterranean

The U.N. refugee agency is confirming reports up to 500 people may have lost their lives when an overcrowded boat capsized and sank earlier this month in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and Italy.
April 21, 2016

European navies eye Libyan waters to deter migrants

European governments are weighing whether to order naval forces to move into Libyan territorial waters to confront people smugglers, a new phase in a nine-month naval interdiction that has seen 83 large smuggler boats destroyed or impounded off the coast of Libya.
April 14, 2016