Africa

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  • Azhar undersecretary to partake in 1st FGM summit in Africa

    Date: 2019-06-15 14:22:41 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7981499

    CAIRO, June 15 (MENA) - Al Azhar Undersecretary Saleh Abbas will attend the first African Summit on Female Genital Mutilations (FGM) and Child Marriage (CM) in Dakar, Senegal. In addition, a delegation from the most prestigious seat of Sunni ....

  • Shabaab militants attack northeastern Kenya, abduct policemen

    Date: 2019-06-15 10:40:09 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7981197

    MOGADISHU, June 15 (MENA) - Al Shabaab militant group announced on Saturday its fighters waged an attack on a location in northeastern Kenya, along the Somali borders. The group added it held captive a number of Kenyan policemen, Shabeellaha ....

  • 10 civilians killed in central Somalia attacks

    Date: 2019-06-15 10:18:21 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:20 - ID:7981173

    MOGADISHU, June 15 (MENA) - At least 10 civilians were killed in two attacks carried out by gunmen in the central Somali city of Galkayo. Nine civilians were killed in Galkayo armed attack, while a security person is believed to be killed in a ....

  • Record number of South Sudanese faces critical lack of food

    Date: 2019-06-14 14:58:14 GMT - South Sudan - Africa - SN:42 - ID:7980297

    JUBA, June 14 (MENA) - A record number of people in South Sudan face a critical lack of food. A new report by the government and the United Nations said almost seven million people, or more than 60% of the population, are at risk, The Washington ....

  • Closing session of AACF starts

    Date: 2019-06-13 16:43:57 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:74 - ID:7979323

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, June 13 (MENA) - The closing session of the African Anti-Corruption Forum (AACF) started on Thursday under the rubric "The role of political administration in rendering anti-corruption efforts successful in Africa". The ....

  • Strength of African continent lies in its unity - Memish 2 last Ismailia

    Date: 2019-06-13 15:41:38 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:65 - ID:7979012

    For his part, representative of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Bernard Dzawanda expressed happiness for visiting Egypt which has all capabilities qualifying it to lead a mega project like the project of linking between ....

  • Strength of African continent lies in its unity - Memish

    Date: 2019-06-13 14:23:45 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:57 - ID:7978954

    ISMAILIA, Egypt, June 13 (MENA) - The Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Mohab Mamish said that the strength of the African continent lies in its unity and achieving needed integration among its ....

  • Somalia keen on int'l cooperation to combat corruption: Somali justice min.

    Date: 2019-06-13 14:19:16 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:56 - ID:7978816

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, June 13 (MENA) - Somali Justice Minister Hassan Hussein Hajji asserted that Somalia is keen on local and international cooperation to combat all types of corruption. Hajji said that a specialized committee was formed in ....

  • AACF participants highlight risks posed by corruption to African economies

    Date: 2019-06-13 13:12:44 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:46 - ID:7978618

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, June 13 (MENA) - Participants of the third session of the African Anti-Corruption Forum (AACF) stressed the importance of exchanging know-how among African countries in the domains of fighting corruption which is jeopardizing ....

  • Fighting corruption best way to achieve sustainable development - official

    Date: 2019-06-13 13:05:22 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:45 - ID:7978698

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, June 13 (MENA) - An Administrative Control Authority (ACA) official stressed on Thursday that fighting corruption is the best way to achieve sustainable development. Addressing the fourth session of the First African ....

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