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  • 31 killed in suicide bombing, grenade attacks in Nigeria town

    Date: 2018-06-17 13:51:25 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:35 - ID:7447773

    ABUJA, June 17 (MENA) - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack in a town in northeast Nigeria, ABC News reported quoting a local official as saying on Sunday. Two blasts ripped through the town of ....

  • Somalia, Ethiopia mull bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-06-16 20:24:36 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:51 - ID:7447096

    MOGADISHU, June 16 (MENA) - New Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed agreed Saturday to "strengthen their brotherly bilateral relations" and to collaborate with the African Union in seeking ....

  • 2 stabbed to death in mosque attack in South Africa

    Date: 2018-06-14 08:18:32 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:11 - ID:7443586

    JOHANNESBURG, June 14 (MENA) – South African police said two worshippers have been stabbed to death in an attack on a mosque in Malmesbury, Western Cape, the Independent reported Thursday. The suspect, who was armed with a knife, was shot dead by ....

  • Somali forces launch extensive military operation in southeast country

    Date: 2018-06-09 12:49:51 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7436733

    MOGADISHU, June 9 (MENA) - Security forces of Somalia’s southern Federal State of Southwest have launched a massive military operation in the rural areas around Hudur, the regional capital of Bakool, Somali Shabelle Radio reported on ....

  • Saudi Arabia condemns suicide blast in Niger's Diffa city

    Date: 2018-06-07 09:55:30 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:18 - ID:7434045

    RIYADH, June 7 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia condemned the suicide blast targeting a mosque in Diffa city in south-east Niger. The attack left many dead and wounded, including children. An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed ....

  • FEDCOC highlights necessity of three-way cooperation among Egypt, Europe, Africa

    Date: 2018-06-06 13:58:03 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:50 - ID:7432921

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - The Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) secretary general underlined the importance of consolidating the three-way cooperation among Africa, the European Union and Egypt especially after Cairo has signed a ....

  • Qabil: African Development Bank to pump new investments in Egypt

    Date: 2018-06-06 12:38:51 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7432838

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - Tarek Qabil, the Minister of Trade and Industry in the caretaker government, Wednesday asserted the key role played by the African Development Bank in supporting measures to facilitate business and enhance the role played by ....

  • Plane carrying 10 reported missing in western Kenya

    Date: 2018-06-05 21:37:45 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:84 - ID:7432233

    NAIROBI, June 5 (MENA) - Kenya's aviation regulator says an airplane carrying 10 passengers that was scheduled to arrive in Nairobi has been missing for seven hours, Fox News reported. The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement ....

  • US airstrikes kill 26 Shabab leaders in Somalia - Pentagon

    Date: 2018-06-04 18:48:52 GMT - USA - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7430575

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - US airstrikes targeted al-Shabab extremists in Somalia on Monday, Al-Hurra reported. The Pentagon said 26 al-Shabab leaders were killed in the raids. (MENA) M S H/A H E ....

  • Five new Ebola cases detected in DRC

    Date: 2018-06-02 18:45:53 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:59 - ID:7427482

    KINSHASA, June 2 (MENA) - Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said they had detected five fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country, France 24 reported on Saturday. Three ....

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