Africa

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe makes first public appearance

    Date: 2017-11-17 10:34:35 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:26 - ID:7095026

    HARARE, Nov 17 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country's army took over on Wednesday, the BBC reported on Friday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. Mr Mugabe ....

  • US Embassy in Zimbabwe suspends visa operations

    Date: 2017-11-16 14:01:51 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:64 - ID:7093906

    HARARE, Nov 16 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, has suspended visa operations for this week, due to limited staffing at the embassy, USA Today newspaper reported Thursday. In a statement, the embassy said "At this time ....

  • French envoy praises Khartoum's role in achieving peace in S. Sudan

    Date: 2017-11-16 13:30:16 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:60 - ID:7093747

    KHARTOUM, Nov 16 (MENA) - Presidential Assistant Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid met with Thursday the visiting envoy of the French Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Stéphane Gruenberg, and discussed with him aspects of joint cooperation between Sudan and ....

  • Russia advises citizens not to travel to Zimbabwe

    Date: 2017-11-16 10:54:43 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:31 - ID:7093403

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - Russia warned its citizens against travelling to Zimbabwe due to the difficulty of the internal political situation there, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. In a statement by Russian Foreign Ministry ....

  • Reports: Grace Mugabe 'flees Zimbabwe for Namibia' after military take over

    Date: 2017-11-15 22:23:25 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:81 - ID:7092715

    HARARE, Nov 15 (MENA) - Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, is reported to have fled the country for neighbouring Namibia, The Independent said. Her husband is thought to be under house arrest in the southern African ....

  • Suicide bombers kill 10 in Nigeria's Maiduguri: emergency official

    Date: 2017-11-15 21:27:23 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:77 - ID:7092874

    ABUJA, Nov 15 (MENA) - An emergency agency official said Wednesday that suicide bomb attackers killed 10 people and wounded 30 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, The New York Times reported. Militant group Boko Haram has killed more than ....

  • Mugabe is safe, says South African President

    Date: 2017-11-15 12:36:36 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:37 - ID:7091962

    PRETORIA, Nov 15 (MENA) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is held in his house safe and sound. Zuma said he had spoken to Mugabe who had indicated that he "was confined to his home but said that he was ....

  • South Africa's leader calls for 'calm and restraint' in Zimbabwe

    Date: 2017-11-15 11:07:23 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:26 - ID:7091716

    PRETORIA, Nov 15 (MENA) - South African President Jacob Zuma said he is watching the events unfolding in neighboring Zimbabwe with "great concern", calling for "calm and restraint" in Zimbabwe, the BBC reported Wednesday. An official statement ....

  • Mugabe and his family under house arrest -- spokesman

    Date: 2017-11-15 09:17:23 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:17 - ID:7091493

    HARARE, Nov 15 (MENA) - Robert Mugabe has been placed under house arrest, a spokesman for Zimbabwe army announced The army claimed that Mugabe is “safe and sound”, euronews reported. The army announced that it has taken control of TV building ....

  • Zimbabwe troops seen on streets around gov't buildings

    Date: 2017-11-15 06:50:14 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:5 - ID:7091313

    HARARE, Nov 15 (MENA) - Zimbabwe army is reported to have closed all streets leading to government buildings and the parliament premises in the capital, eyewitnesses here said as quoted by the Euronews. News reports said military in Zimbabwe ....

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