Africa

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  • 11 killed in Al-Shabab attack in Mogadishu

    Date: 2019-03-23 20:37:45 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:57 - ID:7862380

    MOGADISHU, March 23 (MENA) - Al-Shabab militants in Somalia attacked on Saturday a government building in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 11 people, according to the BBC news. Deputy labor minister Saqar Ibrahim Abdala and several ....

  • Ethiopian Airlines to sue US newspapers for publishing fake news

    Date: 2019-03-23 20:35:11 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:55 - ID:7862376

    ADDIS ABABA, March 23 (MENA) - Ethiopian Airlines said on Saturday that it will sue two US-based newspapers, The New York Times and Washington Post, for publishing baseless defamatory stories, The Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) reported on ....

  • 115 reported killed in armed attack in central Mali

    Date: 2019-03-23 20:22:41 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:54 - ID:7862377

    BAMAKO, March 23 (MENA) - Militia fighters descended on a village in central Mali before dawn Saturday, killing at least 115 people in the latest deadly attack blamed on an ethnic militia, local authorities were quoted by ABC news as saying. The ....

  • At least 293 people dead in Mozambique after Cyclone: UN

    Date: 2019-03-23 10:06:34 GMT - United Nations - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7861385

    NEW YORK, March 23 (MENA) - At least 293 people have died in Mozambique after a cyclone that led to catastrophic flooding, The New York Times reported, citing a statement by the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) ....

  • UN Economic Commission for Africa: EU devours 31% of African exports from 2010 to 2017

    Date: 2019-03-21 10:14:19 GMT - Morocco - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7858673

    MARRAKESH, March 21 (MENA) - The UN Economic Commission for Africa said the European Union devoured about 31 percent of African exports from 2010 to 2017. The commission, in a report Thursday, said that the volume of foreign trade of African ....

  • 5 Burkina troops killed in separate blasts, security official

    Date: 2019-03-18 20:31:57 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:102 - ID:7854756

    OUAGADOUGOU, March 18 (MENA) - Five members of the security forces were killed in roadside bomb attacks in eastern Burkina Faso at the weekend, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Monday. A policeman and a soldier were killed on Saturday when ....

  • 23 soldiers killed in Mali attack

    Date: 2019-03-18 20:01:44 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:99 - ID:7854778

    BAMAKO, March 18 (MENA) - Heavily armed men have attacked a military camp in central Mali, killing at least 23 soldiers, ABC News reported. The army said Monday the attack on Sunday, which is the most deadly against the army this year, took place ....

  • Deputy Agriculture min. opens animal resources workshop

    Date: 2019-03-18 16:00:35 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:80 - ID:7854155

    CAIRO, March 18 (MENA) – Deputy Agriculture Minister for Animal Resources, Fisheries and Poultry Mona Mehrez on Monday inaugurated a workshop on animal resources. The workshop is organized by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ....

  • Ethiopians hold mass funeral ceremony for crash victims

    Date: 2019-03-17 13:27:17 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:61 - ID:7852279

    ADDIS ABABA, March 17 (MENA) - Thousands mourned on Sunday the Ethiopian plane crash victims, accompanying 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag through the streets of the capital as some victims' relatives fainted and fell to the ....

  • Environment minister meets UNEP chief in Nairobi

    Date: 2019-03-13 18:07:26 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:99 - ID:7846661

    CAIRO, March 13 (MENA) - Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad stressed Wednesday on the need to support an Egyptian initiative to link three major UN conventions on environment. The conventions are the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), ....

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