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  • Category : Africa
  • Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims 3 US soldiers killed in airbase attack

    Date: 2019-02-16 11:53:38 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:31 - ID:7806994

    MOGADISHU, Feb 16 (MENA) - Al-Shabab militant group announced via its official media wing that its fighters had killed US and Somali soldiers at the Baledogle Military Airbase in the Shebelle province of southern Somalia on Friday morning. The ....

  • Nigeria‚Äôs general election postponed to Feb 23

    Date: 2019-02-16 10:09:03 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:17 - ID:7806766

    ABUJA, Feb 16 (MENA) - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has postponed to February 23rd, the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019, said Nigerian newspaper Vanguard on Saturday. INEC ....

  • AU observers monitor Nigeria's election

    Date: 2019-02-15 17:54:56 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:64 - ID:7806221

    ADDIS ABABA, Feb 15 (MENA) - The African Union (AU) said Friday a 50-member delegation of the AU Electoral Observation Mission (AUEOM) monitors Nigeria's general elections. The AUEOM delegation is led by former Ethiopian prime minister ....

  • Rwandan consumers admire Egyptian products: diplomat

    Date: 2019-02-13 14:26:02 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:76 - ID:7802875

    CAIRO, Feb 13 (MENA) - Rwandan Ambassador here Sheikh Saleh Habimana has stressed the need to increase Egyptian exports to African countries, noting that consumers in his country admire the Egyptian products. His remark came during the ....

  • Negm hails African leaders' declaration against Israeli crimes

    Date: 2019-02-13 09:28:54 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:22 - ID:7802473

    ADDIS ABABA, Feb 13 (MENA) - Namira Negm, the African Union Legal Counsel, hailed a declaration issued by African leaders in which they condemned Israel's oppressive policy and attempts to Judaize Al Quds. In statements on Wednesday, she said the ....

  • Nigeria stampede: Deaths at Buhari rally in Port Harcourt

    Date: 2019-02-13 08:02:20 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:11 - ID:7802360

    ABUJA, Feb 13 (MENA) - A number of people have been killed and injured in a stampede at a campaign rally for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, BBC quoted local officials as saying. The incident happened at a stadium in the southern city of ....

  • Health min. takes part in activities of AU anti-female circumcision initiative

    Date: 2019-02-11 15:54:03 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:83 - ID:7799851

    CAIRO, Feb 11 (MENA) - Health Minister Hala Zayed on Monday participated in activities of an initiative of the African Union to put an end to female circumcision. The initiative has been launched on the sidelines of the 32th African Union Summit ....

  • SDGC helps Arab states in development plans - chief

    Date: 2019-02-11 15:50:17 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:79 - ID:7799844

    ADDIS ABABA, Feb 11 (MENA) - Director General of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) Belay Begashaw said Monday that the center is working on helping the Arab countries in boosting the development goals in their economic and ....

  • AfDB president: AfDB works with governments to improve transparency, governance, accountability

    Date: 2019-02-11 13:53:29 GMT - south korea - Africa - SN:70 - ID:7799705

    BUSAN, South Korea, Feb 11 (MENA) - President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina described corruption as a killer of the future, the bank said in a statement online on Sunday. Addressing the World Peace Summit of Global Leaders in ....

  • 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Adesina donates $500,000 to fight hunger in Africa

    Date: 2019-02-11 11:54:02 GMT - south korea - Africa - SN:43 - ID:7799406

    SEOUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - President of African Development Bank and 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina has pledged to do more to advance Africa’s fight against hunger, poverty and youth underemployment, according to AfDB website. The ....

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