Africa

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  • Sisi stresses independence of Egyptian judiciary: senior MP

    Date: 2019-02-20 19:46:05 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:78 - ID:7814057

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Senior lawmaker Mostafa el-Gendi stressed on Wednesday the significance of the issues President Abdel Fattah El Sisi addressed during his meeting with the public prosecutors and members of the executive committee of the ....

  • Burundi calls for urgent AU meeting over Amisom withdrawal from Somalia

    Date: 2019-02-20 15:35:51 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7813818

    MOGADISHU, Feb 20 (MENA) - Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for the African Union (AU) to urgently convene following a decision by the AU Mission in Somalia (Amisom) to withdraw its soldiers from Somalia, Radio Shabelle reported ....

  • Tribune Ouest says Sisi to focus on strengthening economic ties among African countries during AU presidency

    Date: 2019-02-19 10:08:44 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7811418

    ABIDJAN, Feb 19 (MENA) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has just taken over presidency of the African Union for one year and wants to strengthen economic ties among African states, while ensuring their food security, an Ivorian news ....

  • Cairo University acts to upgrade Institute of African Research to serve Egyptian policies

    Date: 2019-02-18 10:05:52 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7809725

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) - President of Cairo University Mohamed Othman el Khosht said Monday work is under way to upgrade the Institute of African Research and Studies to be in line with policies of the Egyptian state and national economy. A plan ....

  • NCW: Zambia to draw on Egypt's expertise in women empowerment

    Date: 2019-02-17 11:55:58 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:33 - ID:7808206

    CAIRO, Feb 17 (MENA) - Chairman of the National Council of Women (NCW) Maya Morsi conferred on Sunday with Zambian Minister of Gender Elizabeth Phiri on means of boosting cooperation and exchanging expertise in the field of women empowerment. In ....

  • 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’s 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 ....

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