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  • US military airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 2

    Date: 2018-08-22 13:16:56 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:30 - ID:7543749

    MOGADISHU, Aug 22 (MENA) - The US military said it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing two fighters, ABC news reported on Wednesday. The US Africa Command statement said the strike was carried out on ....

  • Mali court confirms Keita as winner of presidential election

    Date: 2018-08-20 16:09:39 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:49 - ID:7541870

    BAMAKO, Aug 20 (MENA) - Mali's constitutional court confirmed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's re-election in this month's run-off election, rejecting fraud accusations by the opposition candidate. Challenger Soumaila Cisse had contested the ....

  • Ghana's president mourns death of Kofi Annan

    Date: 2018-08-18 12:40:10 GMT - Ghana - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7538914

    ACCRA, Aug 18 (MENA) - Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said that the death of former U.N. secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan at age 80 has shaken people in the West African nation of Ghana, where he was born. In a tweet, ....

  • 3 Somali soldiers killed in blasts, gunfight in south of country

    Date: 2018-08-18 11:28:30 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7538810

    MOGADISHU, Aug 18 (MENA) - A Somali official says at least three soldiers have been killed and several others wounded in blasts and gunfight in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Abdulkadir Shoodhe said one of ....

  • Ethiopia deploys additional troops to protect oil fields

    Date: 2018-08-16 21:53:28 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:103 - ID:7536919

    ADDIS ABABA, Aug 16 (MENA) – The Ethiopian Ministry of Defense has deployed additional troops in Shelabo area in an attempt to defend the recently discovered crude oil fields in Somali regional state of Ethiopia, Ezega quoted eyewitnesses as saying ....

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