Africa

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  • Trade min. stresses Egypt's keenness on achieving African economic integration

    Date: 2018-07-19 12:23:44 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7495640

    CAIRO, July 19 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar asserted on Thursday Egypt’s keenness on achieving African economic integration, according to a released statement by the Trade Ministry. The minister said the objective could be ....

  • Trade minister represents Egypt in COMESA summit

    Date: 2018-07-18 11:28:35 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7494197

    CAIRO, July 18 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar is leading Egypt's delegation to the 20th summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) that began in the Zambian capital Lusaka on Wednesday. The event will ....

  • Uganda sends more troops to Somalia

    Date: 2018-07-17 22:50:03 GMT - Uganda - Africa - SN:108 - ID:7493455

    KAMPALA, July 17 (MENA) - Uganda has sent more troops to operate within the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the Somali Radio Shabelle reported Tuesday. Chief of Defense Forces of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) David Muhoozi ....

  • Boko Haram overruns Nigeria military base in second attack in days

    Date: 2018-07-15 16:05:59 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:71 - ID:7489741

    ABUJA, July 15 (MENA) - Boko Haram militants overran a military base in northeast Nigeria after a ferocious firefight, military and vigilante sources said, the second assault on the country’s forces in two days. The militants on Saturday evening ....

  • 2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia's presidential palace

    Date: 2018-07-14 10:04:33 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7487825

    MOGADISHU, July 14 (MENA) - Two large explosions followed by gunfire were heard Saturday near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital, ABC News reported. The midday blasts came a week after a similar attack on the interior ministry compound ....

  • Eritrea's leader arrives in Ethiopia for first visit in 22 years

    Date: 2018-07-14 09:07:44 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7487694

    ADDIS ABABA, July 14 (MENA) - Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals, ABC News reported. Thousands turned out in Ethiopia's ....

  • UN council narrowly approves arms embargo on South Sudan

    Date: 2018-07-13 17:46:23 GMT - USA - Africa - SN:65 - ID:7487240

    NEW YORK, July 13 (MENA) - The UN Security Council narrowly approved a US-drafted resolution imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan Friday over objections that it could hurt African efforts to end the five-year conflict in the world's newest ....

  • Eritrea leader visits Ethiopia on Saturday in historic thaw

    Date: 2018-07-13 09:46:01 GMT - Eritrea - Africa - SN:22 - ID:7486483

    ASMARA, July 13 (MENA) - Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday, the latest step in an unprecedented diplomatic thaw between the former archrivals that is ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts, ABC News ....

  • Egypt's envoy hails warmth of relations with Ethiopia

    Date: 2018-07-10 22:47:59 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:105 - ID:7482943

    ADDIS ABABA, July 10 (MENA) – Egypt’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Abu Bakr Hefny on Tuesday hailed the depth of relations between Egypt and Ethiopia, citing the unprecedented level of mutual understanding between the two countries' leaders. He made ....

  • South Africa charter plane crashes; 1 killed, 20 injured

    Date: 2018-07-10 19:05:45 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7482831

    PRETORIA, July 10 (MENA) - A charter plane crashed in South Africa on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring 20 others, ABC News reported. The injuries in Tuesday's crash in the capital of Pretoria range from minor to critical, according to ....

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