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Rwand Air appoints an agent in Australia

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has appointed Airline Rep Services a General Sales Agent (GSA), a company division of the CVFR Travel Group as its representative for the region of Australia and New Zealand. The airline’s CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, said the deal was accomplished …

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Fact checking fibbing politicians works, study finds

Sydney, Australia | AFP | Researchers in Australia say that fact checking can reverse the views of even the most dyed-in-the-wool partisans, and over time could cause voters to shun an often-lying candidate. Scientists from the University of Western Australia, the United States and Britain found that Aussies did change …

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Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea | AFP | The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China’s influence in the Pacific. Australia, which has long-standing military ties …

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Zimbabwe president says study points to oil in country

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Thursday that an Australian firm would explore for oil and gas in the nation after a study indicated deposits. Invictus Energy has in recent months reworked survey data generated in the early 1990s by US oil giant ExxonMobil, previously known …

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Prince Harry goes solo on royal tour as pregnant Meghan rests

Fraser Island, Australia | AFP | Prince Harry greeted an Aboriginal community on the stunning World Heritage-listed Fraser Island Monday as his pregnant wife Meghan took a break from official duties during the royal couple’s Australian tour. The pair have already travelled to Sydney, Melbourne and the regional town of …

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Royals Harry and Meghan go barefoot on Bondi

Sydney, Australia | AFP | British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday as they hit Sydney’s famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour. Expectant Meghan put on a summer dress and set aside her high heels, while Harry ditched …

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