Africa

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  • 2nd session of Afripol General Assembly kicks off in Algeria

    Date: 2018-10-15 09:16:20 GMT - Algeria - Africa - SN:22 - ID:7621929

    ALGIERS, Oct 15 (MENA) - The second session of the General Assembly the African Union Police Cooperation Mechanism (Afripol) kicked off on Monday. The get-together is organized Afripol and the General Directorate of National Security ....

  • Eritrean president arrives in Addis Ababa

    Date: 2018-10-14 12:07:23 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7620754

    ADDIS ABABA, Oct 14 (MENA) - Eritrean President Isaias Afeworki arrived in Addis Ababa Sunday on his second visit to Ethiopia for talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The talks will focus on the implementation of a peace and friendship ....

  • 16 killed in Nigeria pipeline fire

    Date: 2018-10-12 20:52:30 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:58 - ID:7618873

    LAGOS, Oct 12 (MENA) - Sixteen people were killed after a fire broke out on Friday on an oil pipeline in the southeast of Nigeria, a spokesman for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said. The fire occurred along the Osisioma axis near ....

  • At least 34 people dead after landslide in eastern Uganda

    Date: 2018-10-12 09:40:59 GMT - Uganda - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7617938

    KAMPALA, Oct 12 (MENA) - A landslide triggered by torrential rains in eastern Uganda has killed at least 34 people, the Ugandan Red Cross has said. Martin Owor, Commissioner for disaster preparedness and management, said the landslides tumbled ....

  • Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped by gunmen from luxury hotel

    Date: 2018-10-11 20:15:14 GMT - Tanzania - Africa - SN:103 - ID:7617760

    DODOMA, Oct 11 (MENA) - Gunmen have kidnapped an African billionaire from a luxury hotel in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, police said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, was taken by the men who waylaid him as he left the hotel gym after his early ....

  • Cairo to host Lake Victoria-Mediterranean navigational line meetings

    Date: 2018-10-11 13:31:23 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7616976

    CAIRO, Oct 11 (MENA) - Cairo will host on Tuesday the fourth advisory board meetings for the navigational line between Lake Victoria and the Mediterranean Sea project. The navigation line project linking Lake Victoria and the Mediterranean Sea ....

  • Italian PM to visit Ethiopia, Eritrea

    Date: 2018-10-09 12:53:39 GMT - Italy - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7613491

    ROME, Oct 9 (MENA) - Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is scheduled to visit Ethiopia and Eritrea on Thursday and Friday, the Italian AKI Press reported on Tuesday. This is considered the first tour in years to be made by an Italian prime minister ....

  • At least 39 dead, 80 injured in Congo tanker truck fire

    Date: 2018-10-07 19:08:05 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7610799

    KINSHASA, Oct 7 (MENA) - At least 39 people are dead and more than 80 people have been hospitalized after a tanker truck collided with another truck in western Congo, ABC News quoted Congo's Health Ministry as saying Sunday. The ministry reduced ....

  • President Sisi has serious vision on development in Egypt - ITFC CEO

    Date: 2018-10-06 08:30:48 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:13 - ID:7608648

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 6 (MENA) - CEO of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Hani Salem Sonbol stressed that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has a serious vision for Egypt's future targeting achieving development goals. In a ....

  • French army carries out air strikes in Burkina after terror attack

    Date: 2018-10-04 20:36:19 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:96 - ID:7607266

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 4 (MENA) – France carried out air strikes in northern Burkina Faso after Islamist militants attacked a police unit at a local gold mine, the latest incident to underscore rising insurgency in the West African region, Euronews ....

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