Africa

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  • African parl't calls for forming joint African military force

    Date: 2018-06-23 21:04:00 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:66 - ID:7456568

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - Chairman of the North African Parliamentary Committee MP Mostafa El Gendy strongly condemned Saturday the explosion that rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing a campaign rally. Gendy, ....

  • Six detained in Ethiopia after PM rally blast

    Date: 2018-06-23 19:35:22 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:60 - ID:7456530

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - The Ethiopian police said six people have been arrested and are under investigation after a deadly explosion at a huge rally for the new prime minister, ABC News reported on Saturday. At least one person died after ....

  • Pan-African Parliament condemns assassination attempt on Ethiopia's PM

    Date: 2018-06-23 18:25:46 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:53 - ID:7456395

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - Head of Parliamentary Assembly of North African States and Political Adviser to President of Pan-African Parliament Mustapha El Gendy condemned the assassination attempt on Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on ....

  • There have been "multiple attempts" on Mnangagwa's life - spokesman

    Date: 2018-06-23 15:03:40 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:38 - ID:7456205

    HARARE, June 23 (MENA) - Zimbabwe state media said an explosion has rocked a stadium where President Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing a campaign rally. The president is not hurt and has been evacuated from the scene, ABC News reported on ....

  • 1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

    Date: 2018-06-23 14:14:32 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7456035

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - Ethiopia's health minister says one person has died after an explosion at a huge rally for the country's new prime minister on Saturday. Health Minister Amir Aman confirmed that the person died in a hospital after ....

  • Blast hits rally in support of Ethiopia's new prime minister

    Date: 2018-06-23 09:30:39 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:16 - ID:7455472

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - An explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African ....

  • Ethiopians rally in support of new, reformist prime minister

    Date: 2018-06-23 09:00:59 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7455460

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - Ethiopians, heartened by a wave of reforms under a new prime minister, have packed a square in the capital in a show of support with numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation, ABC News reported ....

  • 31 killed in suicide bombing, grenade attacks in Nigeria town

    Date: 2018-06-17 13:51:25 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:35 - ID:7447773

    ABUJA, June 17 (MENA) - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack in a town in northeast Nigeria, ABC News reported quoting a local official as saying on Sunday. Two blasts ripped through the town of ....

  • Somalia, Ethiopia mull bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-06-16 20:24:36 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:51 - ID:7447096

    MOGADISHU, June 16 (MENA) - New Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed agreed Saturday to "strengthen their brotherly bilateral relations" and to collaborate with the African Union in seeking ....

  • 2 stabbed to death in mosque attack in South Africa

    Date: 2018-06-14 08:18:32 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:11 - ID:7443586

    JOHANNESBURG, June 14 (MENA) – South African police said two worshippers have been stabbed to death in an attack on a mosque in Malmesbury, Western Cape, the Independent reported Thursday. The suspect, who was armed with a knife, was shot dead by ....

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