Africa

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  • US airstrike in Somalia against Al-Shabab kills 7 extremists

    Date: 2018-11-21 18:14:06 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:82 - ID:7680296

    MOGADISHU, Nov 21 (MENA) - The US military said it has carried out an airstrike in central Somalia targeting al-Shabab that killed seven extremists, The New York Times reported. The US Africa Command statement said Tuesday's airstrike occurred in ....

  • Gunmen kidnap Italian woman in southeast Kenya

    Date: 2018-11-21 07:51:11 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7679278

    NAIROBI, Nov 21 (MENA) - An armed gang abducted an Italian volunteer from a village in southeast Kenya, shooting and wounding five residents in the raid, Euro News reported quoting police as saying Wednesday. "The attackers fired indiscriminately ....

  • S. Korea, Morocco set plan to build new capital in S. Sudan

    Date: 2018-11-20 07:27:53 GMT - south korea - Africa - SN:6 - ID:7677940

    SEOUL, Nov 20 (MENA) - A South Korean company in cooperation with two Moroccan companies set a plan to build a new capital for South Sudan. The South Sudanese government held a ceremony to launch the project of establishing a new capital that ....

  • Sisi keen on enhancing Egypt's return to Africa - minister

    Date: 2018-11-19 14:16:57 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:63 - ID:7677035

    CAIRO, Nov 19 (MENA) - Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawi stressed the keenness of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on enhancing Egypt's return to Africa strongly ever since taking office over four years ago. Sisi deeply appreciates all ....

  • Ethiopian PM stresses keenness on maintaining Egypt Nile rights

    Date: 2018-11-18 12:31:02 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:31 - ID:7675160

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 18 (MENA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that he is personally keen on maintaining Nile rights of Egypt and all African countries along the river. In a meeting with Moustafa Madbouli of Egypt Tuesday, the ....

  • More than 40 killed in Central African Republic

    Date: 2018-11-17 18:43:51 GMT - Central African Republic - Africa - SN:57 - ID:7674512

    BANGUI, Nov 17 (MENA) - More than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in Central African Republic in an attack on a Catholic mission sheltering 20,000 refugees, Euronews reported on Saturday. The attack happened on Thursday in Alindao, a town ....

  • Tunisia participates in AU summit in Addis Ababa

    Date: 2018-11-17 10:40:16 GMT - Tunisia - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7673794

    TUNIS, Nov 17 (MENA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui is taking part in the 11th extraordinary African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa which kicked off on Saturday. The participation of Jhinaoui in the AU summit falls within the ....

  • 12 Congolese soldiers killed in clashes in Ebola-hit east

    Date: 2018-11-16 21:48:45 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:60 - ID:7673366

    KINSHASA, Nov 16 (MENA) - Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed and dozens wounded in clashes with militias in Congo's Ebola-hit east, EURO News reported Friday. Seven UN peacekeepers were also killed, government spokesman Lambert Mende ....

  • UN says seven peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels

    Date: 2018-11-15 21:32:43 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:106 - ID:7672254

    KINSHASA, Nov 15 (MENA) - Seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, the United Nations said Thursday. U.N. spokesman ....

  • Egypt reiterates support to Burundi in various fields

    Date: 2018-11-14 19:35:18 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:104 - ID:7670374

    CAIRO, Nov 14 (MENA) - Egypt supports Burundi in all fields, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Wednesday to his Burundian counterpart Ezekiel Nibigira. Shoukry’s remarks came during his meeting with Nibigira on the sidelines of the preparatory ....

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