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How this energy company's efforts can help accelerate power sustainability in Africa

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How this energy company's efforts can help accelerate power sustainability in Africa

How this energy company's efforts can help accelerate power sustainability in Africa

With a presence in over 38 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Sahara Group is a power player across the continent of Africa.

CNN’s Eleni Giokos caught up with Sahara Group’s Director for Governance and Sustainability, Pearl Uzokwe, to talk about the company’s growth and commitment to global environmental goals.


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Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Adarsh Gourav on representation of south Asian people in cinema

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Adarsh Gourav have spoken about the importance ofrepresentation of south Asian people in global cinema and said they hope theirnew Netflix film The White Tiger is a step in the right direction. Alsointerview with director Ramin Bahrani. The White Tiger is out now on Netflix.

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Asian stocks hit record on Biden stimulus hopes [Video]

Asian stocks hit record on Biden stimulus hopes

Asian stocks jumped to fresh record highs on Thursday as investors bet the new U.S. administration will mean more and bigger stimulus spending. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Equity indices on firm footing, realty stocks surge [Video]

Equity indices on firm footing, realty stocks surge

Equity benchmark indices were upbeat during early hours on Tuesday with fresh buying from foreign and domestic buyers amid firm cues from their Asian peers. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 422 points or 0.87 per cent at 48,986 while the Nifty 50 surged by 117 points or 0.82 per cent to 14,398. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green zone with Nifty realty jumping by 4.5 per cent, PSU bank by 1.4 per cent, financial service by 0.9 per cent and auto by 0.8 per cent. Among stocks, Godrej Properties was up by 3.9 per cent to Rs 1,408.60 per share DLF Ltd surged ahead with gains of 6.3 per cent to Rs 294.20. Tata Motors moved up by 3.4 per cent, Grasim by 3 per cent, SBI Life by 2.6 per cent and Reliance Industries by 1.8 per cent. However, those which lost marginally were HDFC Bank, Mahindra and Mahindra, ITC, Hindustan Lever and Bharat Petroleum Corporation. Meanwhile, Asian shares climbed as investors wagered China's economic strength will help underpin growth in the region. MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan firmed 0.98 per cent. Japan's Nikkei bounced 1.5 per cent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 1.8 per cent.

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Chilika Lake becomes favourite destination for rare Irrawaddy Dolphins [Video]

Chilika Lake becomes favourite destination for rare Irrawaddy Dolphins

Chilika Lake has become a favourite destination not only for migratory birds but also for rare Irrawaddy Dolphins. According to Chilika Development Authority (CDA), the lake records its highest ever count with 11.42 lakh migratory birds. During the monitoring of flora and fauna of Chilika Lake on January 15, 2021, dolphin population in Chilika Lake recorded with 156 along with five species of seagrass were reported. The annual bird count of Asia's largest brackish water lagoon was undertaken on January 14. Chilika now has 22 per cent of India's seagrass area. "State Government is focusing on eco-tourism in the state. At present there are around 47 such sites in the state along with Chilika Lake, we are focusing to add more facilities at these sites," Hari Shankar Upadhyay, Principal Chief Conservation of Forests (Wildlife), Odisha said.

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What of Trump's Middle East policy will survive? [Video]

What of Trump's Middle East policy will survive?

In four years, Trump overturned decades of U.S. policy in the Middle East. Joe Biden will want to undo many of those changes during his presidency, but his freedom for manoeuvre will be limited. Megan Revell reports.

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Tunisians protest after Arab Spring anniversary [Video]

Tunisians protest after Arab Spring anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in the capital as security forces used tear gas and water cannons to try to quell the unrest. Libby Hogan produced this report.

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Fareed Zakaria's 'Post-Pandemic World' [Video]

Fareed Zakaria's 'Post-Pandemic World'

On Agenda Middle East we speak to political commentator and best-selling author, Fareed Zakaria about the takes from his new book: 'Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World'. We also delve into what the future holds for the Middle East.

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Biden taps career diplomat Burns to lead CIA [Video]

Biden taps career diplomat Burns to lead CIA

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will tap a former career diplomat in William Burns to lead the CIA, his transition team said on Monday, as the Democrat races to put a national security team in place before his inauguration. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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