Africa

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  • Addis Ababa resumes flights to Mogadishu after 41-year-halt

    Date: 2018-11-09 10:48:57 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:18 - ID:7661700

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 9 (MENA) - Ethiopian Airlines operated on Friday the first direct passenger flight between Addis Ababa and Mogadishu after 41 years, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported. The resumption of direct flights comes 41 ....

  • Eritrean, Somali presidents arrive in Ethiopia for meeting with premier

    Date: 2018-11-09 10:01:03 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:16 - ID:7661666

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 9 (MENA) - Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed arrived Friday in Ethiopia’s Amhara regional state to hold a trilateral meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The ....

  • South Sudan FM may visit Russia by end of year - diplomat

    Date: 2018-11-08 22:56:13 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:79 - ID:7661349

    MOSCOW, Nov 8 (MENA) - South Sudan's Ambassador to Russia Chol Tong Mayay, said on Thursday South Sudan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nhial Deng Nhial might pay a visit to Russia before the end of the year to sign a memorandum of understanding with ....

  • Africa has financing gap up to dlrs 108 bn for infrastructure- AfDB

    Date: 2018-11-08 19:06:36 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:69 - ID:7661162

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 8 (MENA) - President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina said Thursday that Africa suffered a financing gab up to dlrs 108 billion on annual basis for infrastructure projects, AfDB posted on its ....

  • Electricity min. to attend Johannesburg forum on renewable energy investments in Africa

    Date: 2018-11-07 10:59:43 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:28 - ID:7658532

    CAIRO, Nov 7 (MENA) - Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker headed for Johannesburg to attend a forum organized by the African Development Bank in South Africa from November 7 to 9 to encourage private sector investments in the field of renewable ....

  • 79 kidnapped children released in Cameroon

    Date: 2018-11-07 08:24:57 GMT - Cameroon - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7658372

    YAOUNDE, Nov 7 (MENA) - A Cameroonian government spokesman announced the release on Wednesday of 79 children who were kidnapped in southwest Cameroon two days ago. The official was quoted by Radio France Internationale as saying that the ....

  • OIC condemns kidnapping of students in Cameroon

    Date: 2018-11-06 15:06:55 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:71 - ID:7657698

    JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia Nov 6 (MENA) - The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al Othaimeen, has vigorously condemned the recent kidnapping of dozens of students including their principal from a boarding ....

  • 78 school students kidnapped in Cameroon; gov't launches search

    Date: 2018-11-06 07:15:12 GMT - Cameroon - Africa - SN:10 - ID:7656744

    YAOUNDE, Nov 6 (MENA) - Seventy-nine school students were kidnapped on Tuesday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, a government source said. The students were abducted along ....

  • Ethiopian parl't approves appointment of woman as head of country's top court

    Date: 2018-11-01 12:02:30 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:43 - ID:7649584

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 1 (MENA) - The Ethiopian parliament unanimously approved the appointment of prominent human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi as the head the country's federal supreme court. Her name was put forward by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and ....

  • Prosecutor general wins APA presidency

    Date: 2018-11-01 09:57:50 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7649283

    CAIRO, Nov 1 (MENA) - Prosecutor General Nabil Ahmed Sadeq won the presidency of the Association of African Prosecutors General (APA) garnering 80% of votes in elections which were held in Mauritius at the close of the association's annual general ....

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