Africa

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  • 7th FOCAC Ministerial Conference to be held on Sept. 2

    Date: 2018-08-29 14:35:39 GMT - China - Africa - SN:38 - ID:7552912

    BEIJING, Aug 29 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will be held in the Chinese capital Beijing on September 2. In statements on Wednesday, the Foreign ....

  • China-Africa trade exchange hit dlrs 170 bn in 2017 - report

    Date: 2018-08-29 09:32:23 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:13 - ID:7552069

    CAIRO, Aug 29 (MENA) - Trade exchange between China and African states hit dlrs 170 billion in 2017, marking a 14 percent rise in comparison with the previous year. South Africa, Angola and Nigeria came on top of the list of African trade ....

  • South Sudan's Riek Machar agrees to sign final peace deal

    Date: 2018-08-28 22:25:34 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:77 - ID:7551855

    KHARTOUM, Aug 28 (MENA) - South Sudan's Riek Machar agreed to initial a final peace deal on Thursday, the Sudanese Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. Machar, who leads the major opposition group, Sudan People's Liberation ....

  • Kenyan deputy chief justice arrested over alleged corruption

    Date: 2018-08-28 22:19:33 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:76 - ID:7551590

    NAIROBI, Aug 28 (MENA) - Kenya's deputy chief justice, the country's second highest ranking judicial officer, was arrested Tuesday for alleged abuse of office, tax evasion and taking of bribes, ABC news reported. Philomena Mwilu was released on ....

  • Senior Daesh leader killed in French strike in Mali

    Date: 2018-08-27 22:41:14 GMT - France - Africa - SN:75 - ID:7550122

    PARIS, Aug 27 (MENA) - A senior Daesh leader in the Greater Sahara, his bodyguard and two civilians were killed in a French airstrike in northeastern Mali, the French army said in a statement. Units of the Barkhane force carried out a night ....

  • FM, intelligence chief's visit to Ethiopia aims at following up number of dossiers

    Date: 2018-08-26 16:54:13 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:48 - ID:7548176

    CAIRO, Aug 26 (MENA) – The visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and Chief of General Intelligence Directorate Abbas Kamel to the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Monday aims at following up some files, topped by the Renaissance Dam ....

  • DRC says 67 people died of Ebola

    Date: 2018-08-26 12:44:13 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:30 - ID:7547787

    KINSHASA, Aug 26 (MENA) - The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said Sunday an outbreak of Ebola in the east of the country killed 67 people this month. A total of 105 cases have been reported since the appearance of ....

  • Ethiopia's premier vows to continue reforms 'at any cost'

    Date: 2018-08-25 21:57:20 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:58 - ID:7547219

    ADDIS ABABA, Aug 25 (MENA) - Ethiopia's prime minister in his first press conference since taking power vowed Saturday to continue with dramatic reforms "at any cost" and said the longtime ruling coalition soon will prepare for a "free and fair ....

  • Trade exchange between China, African states hit $170 bln in 2017 - official

    Date: 2018-08-25 10:13:54 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7546358

    CAIRO, Aug 25 (MENA) – Trade exchange between China and African states increased 14 percent year-on-year in 2017, registering $170 billion, minister counselor for economic affairs at the Chinese embassy in Cairo Han Bing said on Saturday. In ....

  • Late UN chief Annan to be buried in Ghana on Sept 13: President

    Date: 2018-08-24 19:48:06 GMT - Ghana - Africa - SN:63 - ID:7546112

    ACCRA, Aug 24 (MENA) – Former United Nations chief and Noble prize laureate Kofi Annan will be buried in his home country Ghana on Sept 13, the New York Times quoted the West African nation's president as saying on Friday. Nana Akufo-Addo told a ....

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