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  • OIC condemns inter-community violence in Mali

    Date: 2019-01-03 13:26:01 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:47 - ID:7741528

    JEDDAH, Jan 3 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmed al Othaimeen, has strongly condemned attacks that caused the death of at least 37 people in violent inter-communal clashes in Central Mali on ....

  • Nigerian military aircraft crashes in fighting with Boko Haram

    Date: 2019-01-03 12:32:22 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:41 - ID:7741541

    ABUJA, Jan 3 (MENA) - A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed as fighting raged against Boko Haram group for control of the strategic town of Baga in northeastern Nigeria, said ABC news. Air force spokesman Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said in ....

  • Boko Haram raids military posts in northeast Nigeria

    Date: 2019-01-03 07:31:12 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:7 - ID:7740908

    ABUJA, Jan 3 (MENA) - Boko Haram jihadists have raided at least three military posts and overpowered troops in the latest attacks in northeast Nigeria, Voice of America reported on Thursday quoting sources. Fighters from the Daesh-affiliated ....

  • Somalia Foreign Ministry declares UN special envoy 'persona non-grata'

    Date: 2019-01-02 05:55:20 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:1 - ID:7739547

    MOGADISHU, Jan 2 (MENA) - The Somali Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday that UN Special Representative Nicholas Haysom had become a 'persona non-grata,' indicating that he was no longer welcome in the country, the Russian news agency Sputnik ....

  • Congo begins voting in long-delayed presidential election

    Date: 2018-12-30 06:27:36 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:7 - ID:7735857

    KINSHASA, Dec 30 (MENA) - People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. Some unrest is feared in the election after a last-minute ....

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