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  • 17 kiled in small plane crash in South Sudan -- official

    Date: 2018-09-09 11:17:28 GMT - South Sudan - Africa - SN:33 - ID:7568542

    JUBA, Sept 9 (MENA) - A plane crashed Sunday in a city in South Sudan, leaving 17 people dead, a local official was quoted by Sky News as saying. The small plane was carrying passengers from Juba to Yirol city, when it crashed into a lake, said ....

  • Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia leaders sign trilateral cooperation agreement

    Date: 2018-09-06 11:23:27 GMT - Eritrea - Africa - SN:26 - ID:7564753

    ASMARA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo signed here on Thursday a trilateral cooperation agreement following a session of talks, the ....

  • Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea after 20 year closure

    Date: 2018-09-06 10:09:05 GMT - Eritrea - Africa - SN:19 - ID:7564664

    ASMARA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Ethiopia reopened its embassy in the Eritrean capital of Asmara on Thursday, the official Ethiopian News Agency said. The two neighbors had signed a peace accord on July 9, ending two decades of hostility since border ....

  • Chinese, Nigerian leaders discuss boosting bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-09-05 13:59:29 GMT - China - Africa - SN:44 - ID:7563632

    BEIJING, Sept 5 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari who had attended the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). Xi said thanks to the joint efforts by ....

  • South African president praises relations of partnership between China, Africa

    Date: 2018-09-04 14:04:58 GMT - China - Africa - SN:69 - ID:7561768

    BEIJING, Sept 4 (MENA) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa praised on Tuesday relations of partnership between China and Africa. In a press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the South African president said such relations should ....

  • FOCAC selects Senegalese president as co-chair of its next summit

    Date: 2018-09-04 13:53:35 GMT - China - Africa - SN:68 - ID:7561838

    BEIJING, Sept 4 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that the summit of the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) has chosen Senegalese President Macky Sall as co-chair of its coming summit. In a joint press conference held on ....

  • Agriculture min. inaugurates forum on Africa fish wealth

    Date: 2018-09-04 11:01:23 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7561348

    CAIRO, Sept 4 (MENA) - Agriculture Minister Ezzedine Abu Stait Tuesday inaugurated a ministerial forum to support good governance in Africa's fish wealth sector. The forum is organized by the African animal wealth office, an affiliate to the AU. ....

  • Sisi to deliver speech at 2nd FOCAC roundtable

    Date: 2018-09-04 07:14:19 GMT - China - Africa - SN:13 - ID:7560972

    BEIJING, Sept 4 (MENA) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will be the first leader to address the second roundtable due to be held on the fringe of the summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) which will wrap up work in Beijing ....

  • OIC condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu

    Date: 2018-09-03 11:54:09 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:47 - ID:7559791

    RIYADH, Sept 3 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu that left at least six people including two children dead and many others injured. In a statement ....

  • Parliamentarian invites Malawi to benefit from Egyptian expertise

    Date: 2018-09-03 11:50:08 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:45 - ID:7559565

    CAIRO, Sept 3 (MENA) - Head of the parliament's committee of African affairs ElSayed Ali Ahmed Fulaifel on Monday welcomed a Malawian parliamentary delegation currently visiting Cairo to attend a training program held between September 3-5 at the ....

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