Africa

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  • Mali army says it killed 50 militants, freed soldiers in counter-attack

    Date: 2019-10-20 10:16:54 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:18 - ID:8152646

    BAMAKO, Oct 20 (MENA) – The Malian army said it had killed around 50 militants during an operation in which it managed to rescue some of the soldiers who were captured during deadly attacks last month on two bases in the center of the country, euro ....

  • WHO: No travel or trade ban against Sudan over Cholera

    Date: 2019-10-16 13:58:24 GMT - Switzerland - Africa - SN:63 - ID:8147540

    GENEVA, Oct 16 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) asserted on Wednesday that there are no travel or trade ban against Sudan due to a Cholera outbreak there. WHO expressed, in an official statement, its deep concern about the dramatic ....

  • Hamdok: Sudan is keen to consolidate cooperation with its surrounding region

    Date: 2019-10-15 14:16:25 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:54 - ID:8146048

    KHARTOUM, Oct 15 (MENA) - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok asserted his country's keenness on consolidating relations of joint cooperation with its region, in a way that takes into account the highest interests of the country. This came ....

  • Tanzanian president officially moves to new capital Dodoma: presidency

    Date: 2019-10-13 13:07:33 GMT - Tanzania - Africa - SN:46 - ID:8142876

    DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 13 (MENA) - Tanzanian President John Magufuli officially moved to the country's new capital Dodoma from the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, the presidency announced in a statement. The statement by the Directorate of ....

  • 74 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

    Date: 2019-10-13 12:58:36 GMT - Libya - Africa - SN:43 - ID:8142943

    WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (MENA) - Humanitarian groups on Sunday said they have rescued 74 migrants on a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, ABC news reported. Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee said their Ocean Viking ....

  • Sudanese gov't delegation heads to Juba for peace negotiations

    Date: 2019-10-13 10:28:22 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:22 - ID:8142551

    KHARTOUM, Oct 13 (MENA) - A delegation of the Sudanese government led by Member of Sudan's Sovereign Council Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo headed for South Sudan's capital, Juba, on Sunday to engage in peace negotiations. The delegation comprises ....

  • 15 killed in armed attack on Burkina Faso mosque

    Date: 2019-10-12 20:32:50 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:42 - ID:8142201

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 12 (MENA) - Gunmen killed about 15 people and wounded others in an attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso during prayers on Friday evening, a security source and a local official said. The identity of the gunmen was not yet ....

  • Cargo plane goes missing in DR Congo

    Date: 2019-10-11 08:20:11 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:16 - ID:8140133

    KINSHASA, Oct 11 (MENA) - A cargo plane that was providing logistical assistance for a trip by DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has gone missing, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said on Friday. It said air traffic controllers lost ....

  • 6 killed after heavy rains hit DR Congo's capital

    Date: 2019-10-10 08:50:11 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:9 - ID:8138574

    KINSHASA, Oct 10 (MENA) - Six people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo after torrential rains hit the capital Kinshasa, flooding several neighborhoods, Dhaka Tribune reported, quoting a local official. Five people were killed in ....

  • EgyptAir hosts meetings of AFRAA cargo committee

    Date: 2019-10-08 10:08:57 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:21 - ID:8135585

    CAIRO, Oct 8 (MENA) - EgyptAir Cargo on Tuesday hosted meetings of the cargo committee of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA). EgyptAir Cargo plays a pivotal role in the exchange of information among flag carriers of AFRAA member states, ....

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