- Service : English General
- Category : Africa
Date: 2019-01-07 07:34:00 GMT - Gabon - Africa - SN:11 - ID:7746020
LIBREVILLE, Jan 7 (MENA) - The military says it has seized power in oil-rich Gabon, where the ailing leader's family has ruled for 50 years, reported the BBC on Monday. Soldiers in the west African country say they launched a coup "to restore ....
Date: 2019-01-03 15:23:04 GMT - Niger - Africa - SN:51 - ID:7741762
NIAMEY, Jan 3 (MENA) - Niger's defense ministry says several days of raids have killed more than 280 Boko Haram extremists near the border with Nigeria, ABC News reported Thursday. The statement says the land and air raids began on Dec. 28, with ....
Date: 2019-01-03 13:26:01 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:47 - ID:7741528
JEDDAH, Jan 3 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmed al Othaimeen, has strongly condemned attacks that caused the death of at least 37 people in violent inter-communal clashes in Central Mali on ....
Date: 2019-01-03 12:32:22 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:41 - ID:7741541
ABUJA, Jan 3 (MENA) - A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed as fighting raged against Boko Haram group for control of the strategic town of Baga in northeastern Nigeria, said ABC news. Air force spokesman Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said in ....
Date: 2019-01-03 07:31:12 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:7 - ID:7740908
ABUJA, Jan 3 (MENA) - Boko Haram jihadists have raided at least three military posts and overpowered troops in the latest attacks in northeast Nigeria, Voice of America reported on Thursday quoting sources. Fighters from the Daesh-affiliated ....
Date: 2019-01-02 05:55:20 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:1 - ID:7739547
MOGADISHU, Jan 2 (MENA) - The Somali Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday that UN Special Representative Nicholas Haysom had become a 'persona non-grata,' indicating that he was no longer welcome in the country, the Russian news agency Sputnik ....
Date: 2018-12-30 06:27:36 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:7 - ID:7735857
KINSHASA, Dec 30 (MENA) - People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. Some unrest is feared in the election after a last-minute ....
Date: 2018-12-29 19:04:49 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:42 - ID:7735641
CAIRO, Dec 29 (MENA) - Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs extended its deepest condolences over the death of Nigeria's former president Shehu Shagari. In a press release, the ministry offered condolences to the Nigerian government and ....
Date: 2018-12-26 16:08:01 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7731881
ABUJA, Dec 26 (MENA) - Boko Haram militants ambushed on Wednesday a military convoy in northeastern Nigeria, killing 13 soldiers and a policeman, the army said in a statement carried by France 24. "Sadly, 13 military and a police personnel paid ....
Foreign Ministry official: Leadership gives great attention to promoting cooperation with African states
Date: 2018-12-26 12:56:13 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:41 - ID:7731486
CAIRO, Dec 26 (MENA) - Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Loza Wednesday stressed the attention given by the political leadership to promoting cooperation with the various African nations particularly as Egypt chairs the rotating ....