Africa

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  • 20 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli forces in WB

    Date: 2018-04-13 19:02:48 GMT - palestine - Africa - SN:64 - ID:7348529

    RAMALLAH, April 13 (MENA) - More than 20 Palestinians were wounded on Friday, including a paramedic, in clashes with Israeli occupation forces in a village in the West Bank. The troops used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse protesters in Abu ....

  • Uganda 'considering' Israel's request to take 500 migrants - paper

    Date: 2018-04-13 14:09:32 GMT - Uganda - Africa - SN:35 - ID:7347976

    KAMPALA, April 13 (MENA) - A Ugandan government minister said the country is "positively considering" Israel's request to take in 500 Eritrean or Sudanese migrants rejected by Israel, Fox News reported Friday. It is the first official ....

  • Kenya official: 17 dead after bus plunges into river

    Date: 2018-04-11 08:21:37 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7343905

    NAIROBI, April 11 (MENA) - A Kenyan official says a bus has plunged into the Siyapei River, causing the deaths of 17 passengers and seriously injuring four people. Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya said today that 43 passengers survived ....

  • UNHCR chief arrives in Rwanda

    Date: 2018-04-09 13:10:44 GMT - Rwanda - Africa - SN:37 - ID:7341236

    KIGALI, April 9 (MENA) - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi arrived Monday to Rwanda after visiting Congo as part of his tour of the region which also includes Burundi in midweek. During his visit, he is expected to meet ....

  • Ex-S. Africa leader corruption case adjourns until June

    Date: 2018-04-06 10:03:03 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:28 - ID:7336390

    PRETORIA, April 6 (MENA) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma sat in the dock of a packed courtroom on Friday to face corruption charges in a long-running case that fueled the public anger that finally forced him from power, The Washington ....

  • S. Africa's former president Zuma faces corruption charges

    Date: 2018-04-06 08:31:44 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7336271

    PRETORIA, April 6 (MENA) - South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma is due to appear in the Durban High Court on Friday to face charges of corruption in a years-old arms deal, as a scandal from the 1990s comes back to haunt him within weeks of his ....

  • Two peacekeepers dead, 10 wounded in Mali attack: UN

    Date: 2018-04-06 07:59:05 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7336211

    BAMAKO, April 6 (MENA) - Two UN peacekeepers were killed and 10 others wounded on Thursday night during an attack on their camp in northeastern Mali, the UN mission said in a statement. The peacekeepers came under mortar fire, the mission, known ....

  • Tripartite meeting over Ethiopia Dam starts

    Date: 2018-04-05 11:06:30 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7334888

    KHARTOUM, April 5 (MENA) - A tripartite meeting grouping the foreign and irrigation ministers and intelligence chiefs of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia began at the Sudanese capital on Thursday with the aim of resolving an impasse over the hydroelectric ....

  • Egypt participates in 19th summit of ATU Administrative Council

    Date: 2018-04-03 15:24:11 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:87 - ID:7331194

    CAIRO, April 3 (MENA) - The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) will take part in 19th Ordinary Session of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) Administrative Council that is set to kick off Wednesday in Kampala, ....

  • Ethiopia installs new PM amid hopes he can stop protests

    Date: 2018-04-02 11:16:24 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7328772

    ADDIS ABABA,April 2 (MENA) - Ethiopia's legislature has elected young and outspoken Abiy Amhed as prime minister, amid hopes that he will be able to quell sustained anti-government protests in Africa's second most populous nation, ABC ....

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