Kenya's Samburu community today celebrated the birth of Prince George by bestowing a community blessing, including two bulls and a goat, upon the third in line to the British throne. In a ceremony attended by the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Dr Christian Turner, and other local dignitaries, hundreds of Samburu tribes people sang and danced to welcome the birth of the future king. Representing Prince George, Turner was handed two fattened bulls and one goat on behalf of the royal family from the Namunyak Women's Group, as a symbolic gift awarded to a first born son. Kenya remains a special place for the British royal family following Prince William’s proposal to Kate on the foothills of Mount Kenya in October 2010. It is also where Queen Elizabeth learnt that she was ascending to the throne in February 1952. According to locals, Prince William wandered into their community while he was hiking in the region and the local women adopted him as their son.
The European Union (EU) will remove a Zimbabwean diamond mining firm from the bloc's sanctions list, a move that could boost sales and improve the southern African nation's tax income. EU foreign affairs spokesman Michael Mann said in a statement, a review of the inclusion of Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) in the list of targeted EU measures has been undertaken and the process to remove the ZMDC from the list has begun. Mining has been a pillar of Zimbabwe's fragile economic recovery since 2009. According to government statistics, total earnings from mineral exports last year were 2.54 billion U.S. dollars. ZMDC holds shares on behalf of the government in five joint-venture mines in east Zimbabwe's diamond-rich Marange fields, producing 8 million carats of diamonds last year and generating 685 million U.S. dollars in exports.
U.S. President Barack Obama has called on Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi to negotiate with the opposition. Obama, speaking at a joint news conference with his host President Jakaya Kikwete while on a visit to Tanzania, tried to reassure European allies affronted by reports of U.S. spying, but suggested all the world's intelligence services were involved in finding out the thinking of opponents and allies alike. Obama promised to supply all the information requested by European allies regarding the spying allegations, which he said Washington was still evaluating.
A 1 jour, du sommet de l'Elysée sur la " Paix et la sécurité en Afrique", le Président français François Hollande affiche son soutien aux continent Africain. Hier, dans une déclaration lors d'une conférence à Paris, le chef de l'État Français a indiqué que la France était prête à doubler son aide et favoriser les échanges commerciaux sur le continent au cours des cinq prochaines années.
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