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  • Trade minister represents Egypt in COMESA summit

    Date: 2018-07-18 11:28:35 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7494197

    CAIRO, July 18 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar is leading Egypt's delegation to the 20th summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) that began in the Zambian capital Lusaka on Wednesday. The event will ....

  • Uganda sends more troops to Somalia

    Date: 2018-07-17 22:50:03 GMT - Uganda - Africa - SN:108 - ID:7493455

    KAMPALA, July 17 (MENA) - Uganda has sent more troops to operate within the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the Somali Radio Shabelle reported Tuesday. Chief of Defense Forces of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) David Muhoozi ....

  • Boko Haram overruns Nigeria military base in second attack in days

    Date: 2018-07-15 16:05:59 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:71 - ID:7489741

    ABUJA, July 15 (MENA) - Boko Haram militants overran a military base in northeast Nigeria after a ferocious firefight, military and vigilante sources said, the second assault on the country’s forces in two days. The militants on Saturday evening ....

  • 2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia's presidential palace

    Date: 2018-07-14 10:04:33 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7487825

    MOGADISHU, July 14 (MENA) - Two large explosions followed by gunfire were heard Saturday near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital, ABC News reported. The midday blasts came a week after a similar attack on the interior ministry compound ....

  • Eritrea's leader arrives in Ethiopia for first visit in 22 years

    Date: 2018-07-14 09:07:44 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7487694

    ADDIS ABABA, July 14 (MENA) - Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals, ABC News reported. Thousands turned out in Ethiopia's ....

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