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  • Burkina Faso PM, government resign

    Date: 2019-01-19 07:36:58 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:6 - ID:7763882

    OUAGADOUGOU, Jan 19 (MENA) - Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country's president. No explanation was given for the resignations, though sources said that ....

  • UN office in Benghazi likely to be reopened in January - UN envoy

    Date: 2019-01-18 16:54:18 GMT - United Nations - Africa - SN:55 - ID:7763529

    NEW YORK, Jan 18 (MENA) - UN Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé said that the UN office in Benghazi is likely to be reopened before the end of January. Speaking at a UN Security Council session on Friday, he said "we need additional effort to ....

  • Congo rejects AU's call to delay final election results

    Date: 2019-01-18 13:01:35 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7763188

    KINSHASA, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has rejected an African Union demand to delay the announcement of final election results, the BBC reported Friday. The AU says there are "serious doubts" about the outcome of ....

  • Sudanese, Chadian presidents hold talks at Khartoum Int'l Airport

    Date: 2019-01-18 12:06:22 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7763018

    KHARTOUM, Jan 18 (MENA) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al Bashir held a session of talks on Friday with his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby who was on his way back from Ethiopia to Chad. The talks which were held at the VIP lounge at Khartoum ....

  • African Union calls on DR Congo to delay release of final vote results

    Date: 2019-01-18 09:30:48 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:19 - ID:7762807

    ADDIS ABABA, Jan 18 (MENA) - The African Union called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election due to its doubts over the provisional results, France 24 reported ....

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