Africa

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  • FAO official urges implementation of water scarcity initiatives in Near East & North Africa region

    Date: 2019-03-31 10:44:51 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7874067

    CAIRO, March 31 (MENA) - Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Near East and North Africa, has put at about 13 billion dollars the total annual losses due to ....

  • Al-Shabab attacks military bases outside Qoryoley district

    Date: 2019-03-30 16:48:16 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:51 - ID:7872894

    MOGADISHU, March 30 (MENA) - A heavy gunfight was reported in the vicinity of Qoryoley district in Lower Shabelle region following an attack against Somali military bases. The battle erupted between Al-Shabaab militants and Somali government ....

  • House speaker probes with Burundi's National Assembly president joint ties

    Date: 2019-03-30 15:15:10 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:44 - ID:7873261

    BUJUMBURA, March 30 (MENA) - Egyptian House of Representatives Speaker Ali Abdel Aal discussed on Saturday with President of the National Assembly of Burundi Pascal Nyabenda means to promote joint cooperation in various fields. During an official ....

  • Africa renaissance can be achieved by its peoples -- Grand Imam

    Date: 2019-03-27 18:35:54 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:70 - ID:7869198

    CAIRO, March 27 (MENA) - The African peoples are capable of achieving their continent's renaissance through making use of its rich natural resources, Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb said on Wednesday. During a meeting with a delegation ....

  • Peace, sustainable economic development top Germany's goals in Africa

    Date: 2019-03-27 15:33:35 GMT - Germany - Africa - SN:60 - ID:7868925

    BERLIN, March 27 (MENA) - Germany asserted that its aims in the African continent focus on bringing about peace, security and stability as well as achieving sustainable economic development. In a statement released on Berlin's goals in the ....

  • UN appeals for $282 million to help Mozambique recover from Cyclone Idai

    Date: 2019-03-25 19:17:47 GMT - Switzerland - Africa - SN:94 - ID:7865806

    GENEVA, March 25 (MENA) - The United Nations has made an emergency appeal for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai, Fox News reported. UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock ....

  • Maait: Egypt's joining of AfCFTA to support national economy

    Date: 2019-03-25 12:26:42 GMT - Morocco - Africa - SN:47 - ID:7864894

    MARRAKECH, Morocco, March 25 (MENA) - Finance Minister Dr Mohamed Maait said Monday Egypt's joining of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will support the national economy, voicing hope that Egypt would swiftly finalize the ....

  • Planning min.: 52nd ECA session focuses on achieving comprehensive, sustainable development in Africa

    Date: 2019-03-25 11:31:47 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:33 - ID:7864515

    CAIRO, March 25 (MENA) - Planning Minister Hala el Saeed said that the 52nd Session of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will contribute to achieving comprehensive ....

  • Health minister inks cooperation protocol with Somalia

    Date: 2019-03-24 16:01:27 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7863481

    CAIRO, March 24 (MENA) - Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed on Sunday signed with her Somali counterpart Fawzia Abikar a cooperation protocol to support the healthcare system in Somalia. This came in pursuance of the directives issued ....

  • Planning minister: Egypt keen to take part in various African activities

    Date: 2019-03-24 13:35:52 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:48 - ID:7863284

    CAIRO, March 24 (MENA) - Minister of Planning Dr Hala el Saeed Sunday asserted Egypt's keenness to take part in various activities related to Africa. In statements before flying to Marrakech to take part in the 52nd meeting of the United Nations ....

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