Pankaj Advani retained his Asian title

Pankaj Advani defended his Asian Billiards Championships title in by demolishing his partner B Bhaskar 6-1. With this win, Advani remains the reigning Indian, Asian & world champion in billiards for 2017-18. This is Advani‘s 11th gold medal at Asian level of cue sports. His continental billiards title tally has gone up to 7, in addition to back-to-back Asian Games gold medals in 2006 & 2010.

44 African countries signed FTA

44 African countries have signed an agreement establishing the ?African Continental Free Trade Area? at a summit of the African Union in Kigali, Rwanda. The summit was a step forward for the African Union‘s 2063 project for closer African integration. If successful, it will be the biggest trade agreement since the formation of the World Trade Organization in 1995.