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  • UN closes first of several South Sudan protection camps

    Date: 2017-12-20 14:36:35 GMT - South Sudan - Africa - SN:44 - ID:7150837

    JUBA, Dec 20 (MENA) - The United Nations (UN) said it has closed the first of seven protection camps that have sheltered more than 200,000 civilians during South Sudan's civil war. More than 560 people are being voluntarily relocated from the ....

  • Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates

    Date: 2017-12-16 14:35:03 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:49 - ID:7143471

    ABUJA, Dec 16 (MENA) - Four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued by the army in Nigeria after a gun battle with sea pirates, ABC News reported on Saturday. Army spokesman Maj. Ojo Adelegan said the four expatriates were kidnapped while ....

  • Mauritania president leaves for Nigeria

    Date: 2017-12-16 10:35:10 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:24 - ID:7142942

    NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 16 (MENA) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz left for Abuja, Nigeria on Saturday. During the visit, he will attend the 52nd regular conference of heads of state and government of the Economic Community of West African ....

  • ANC gathers to choose leader to replace Jacob Zuma

    Date: 2017-12-16 09:01:19 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7142730

    JOHANNESBURG, Dec 16 (MENA) - South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, concluding a bruising leadership battle that threatens to tear it apart before a 2019 ....

  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa endorsed as ZANU-PF presidential runner

    Date: 2017-12-15 17:42:24 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:69 - ID:7142338

    HARARE, Dec 15 (MENA) - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been endorsed by ZANU-PF delegates as party leader and presidential candidate for the 2018 elections, Deutsche Welle reported on Friday. It was the first ZANU-PF party conference ....

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