Africa

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  • DR Congo presidential election delayed until December 30

    Date: 2018-12-20 18:57:28 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:56 - ID:7723932

    KINSHASA, Dec 20 (MENA) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s election board has postponed a presidential vote scheduled for Sunday until Dec. 30, France 24 reported. Already delayed repeatedly since 2016, the poll is meant to choose a successor to ....

  • African media delegation visits Suez Canal Authority premises

    Date: 2018-12-19 16:50:51 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:56 - ID:7722337

    ISMAILIA, Egypt, Dec 19 (MENA) - A delegation of Africa’s French-speaking media people visited on Wednesday the headquarters of the Suez Canal Authority to get acquainted with the latest developments of the New Suez Canal project and other ....

  • EU reiterates ambition for true, fair partnership with Africa

    Date: 2018-12-18 21:54:22 GMT - Belgium - Africa - SN:66 - ID:7721126

    BRUSSELS, Dec 18 (MENA) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday reiterated Europe's ambition for a true and fair partnership among equals between Africa and Europe. Only three months after the launch of the Africa–Europe ....

  • Africa-Europe High-Level Forum urges boosting digital economy in Africa

    Date: 2018-12-18 18:53:59 GMT - Austria - Africa - SN:58 - ID:7720916

    VIENNA, Dec 18 (MENA) - The premiers and heads of state participating in the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum underscored on Tuesday the importance of boosting investments and digital economy in Africa. Speaking at the conclusion of the forum, the ....

  • African ambassadors issue booklet on investment opportunities

    Date: 2018-12-16 21:12:09 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:56 - ID:7717780

    CAIRO, Dec 16 (MENA) - A group of African ambassadors in Cairo issued on Sunday a release titled "Investment opportunities in Africa on the fringe of the Intra-African Trade Fair. The handbook sheds light on the investment opportunities in the ....

  • Sisi condoles with Ethiopian people over demise of former president

    Date: 2018-12-15 17:43:16 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:42 - ID:7716154

    CAIRO, Dec 15 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi extended his condolences to Ethiopia on Saturday over the death of former president Girma Woldegiorgis. Woldegiorgis died in the morning at the age of 95. In a cable of condolences, Sisi ....

  • UN extends Central African Republic peacekeeping mission

    Date: 2018-12-14 10:20:53 GMT - United Nations - Africa - SN:21 - ID:7714404

    NEW YORK, Dec 14 (MENA) - The UN Security Council has approved a resolution extending the mandate of the 14,600-strong UN peacekeeping mission in conflict-wracked Central African Republic. The French-drafted resolution adopted Thursday urges all ....

  • 40 civilians killed in gunmen attack in Mali

    Date: 2018-12-13 18:48:31 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:76 - ID:7713833

    BAMAKO, Dec 13 (MENA) - Armed men on motorbikes killed more than 40 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, the BBC reported quoting an official as saying on Thursday. The violence ....

  • Egypt, COMESA confer on boosting cooperation

    Date: 2018-12-13 12:05:02 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:26 - ID:7713014

    CAIRO, Dec 13 (MENA) - Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar conferred with Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe on means to boost cooperation between Egypt and the COMESA member states ....

  • REC, Afreximbank review joint projects at dlrs 2.5 bn

    Date: 2018-12-13 08:42:37 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:16 - ID:7712608

    MOSCOW, Dec 13 (MENA) - The Russian Export Center (REC) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) reviewed a number of joint project at a total value of about 2.5 billion dollars. In statements to the Russian news agency Sputnik on ....

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