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  • OIC denounces Mogadishu terrorist bombing

    Date: 2018-03-23 14:02:13 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7310969

    RIYADH, March 23 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place near a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving 14 persons dead and others wounded. OIC Secretary General ....

  • Egypt, 43 African states ink agreement on launching free trade area

    Date: 2018-03-21 14:57:11 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:49 - ID:7307421

    CAIRO, March 21 (MENA) – Minister of Trade and Industry Tariq Qabil said Egypt, along with 43 other African states, signed on Wednesday an agreement on launching the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The inking came at the conclusion ....

  • Nigeria: 105 Dapchi schoolgirls released

    Date: 2018-03-21 14:41:46 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:48 - ID:7307585

    ABUJA, March 21 (MENA) - One hundred and five of the 110 abducted schoolgirls in Dapchi have been released. The girls are being transported to their homes, Presidential Aide Shebu Garba quoted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said on ....

  • Trade min. heads to Rwanda tomorrow to partake in AU summit

    Date: 2018-03-20 13:52:47 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:72 - ID:7305480

    CAIRO, March 20 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Qabil will head for Rwanda on Wednesday to represent President Abdel Fattah El Sisi at the African Union Extraordinary Summit hosted by the Rwandan capital, Kigali, to launch the African ....

  • World's last male northern white rhino passes away as species face extinction

    Date: 2018-03-20 10:18:40 GMT - United Kingdom - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7304965

    NAIROBI, March 20 (MENA) - The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after “age-related complications” in Kenya, conservationists looking after his care have announced. A statement from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy where Sudan ....

  • Zimbabwe's opposition party nominates presidential candidate

    Date: 2018-03-19 20:26:16 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:96 - ID:7304471

    HARARE, March 19 (MENA) - The biggest opposition party in Zimbabwe, the Movement for Democratic Change, has selected charismatic lawyer Nelson Chamisa to face President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the upcoming presidential elections, Voice of America ....

  • Egypt-Sudan talks establish new stage of cooperation, politician says

    Date: 2018-03-19 16:52:55 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:78 - ID:7304110

    CAIRO, March 19 (MENA)- Mostafa Al Gendy, an Egyptian candidate to chair the African Parliament, said Monday the Egyptian-Sudanese talks establish a new stage of mutual cooperation between both countries. He stressed that the statements of ....

  • Sisi: Bashir's visit reflects positive consultation, coordination 2 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-03-19 15:43:00 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:65 - ID:7303830

    "Mr President Omar Al Bashir, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to welcome the Sudanese leader and his delegation in Egypt and highlight the eternal cordial and close ties between the two peoples of Egypt and Sudan," President Sisi said. Sisi ....

  • Egypt provides medical aid to Somalia

    Date: 2018-03-18 09:06:54 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:20 - ID:7301144

    CAIRO, March 18 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Somalia Waled Ismail said on Sunday that the Egyptian embassy has handed a medical shipment of around two tons to authorities in the African country. The aid, granted by the Egyptian Agency of ....

  • Azhar Imam visits fatwa council in Mauritania

    Date: 2018-03-17 22:28:11 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:89 - ID:7301002

    NOUAKCHOTT, March 17 (MENA) - Al-Azhar Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed El Tayyeb ushered his current first trip to Mauritania with a visit to the supreme council of fatwas. Tayyeb was welcomed upon arrival by Islamic Affairs Minister Ahmed Ould Daoud and ....

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