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  • Gunman kills two Somali civilians in Mogadishu

    Date: 2018-02-22 17:14:34 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:69 - ID:7260198

    MOGADISHU, Feb 22 (MENA) - A Police officer said a gunman shot dead two civilians in Mogadishu on Wednesday, the latest in series of assassinations in the seaside city, Shabelle News reported. The shooting took place in the capital’s Wadajir ....

  • Egypt, Sudan discuss boosting cooperation in animal wealth field

    Date: 2018-02-22 13:54:37 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:42 - ID:7259710

    KHARTOUM, Feb 22 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of Agriculture Abdel Moniem el Banna discussed on Thursday with Sudanese Minister of Animal Wealth Bushara Guma means to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of livestock resources for the interest of ....

  • Egypt, Rwanda discuss boosting cooperation in air transport field

    Date: 2018-02-22 13:48:55 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:40 - ID:7259757

    CAIRO, Feb 22 (MENA) - Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathi conferred with Rwandan Ambassador to Egypt Sheikh Saleh Habimana on Thursday on means to further bilateral cooperation in the field of air transport. In a statement on Thursday, the ....

  • UNHCR calls for calm, restraint after Rwanda refugee camp protests

    Date: 2018-02-22 12:40:47 GMT - Switzerland - Africa - SN:32 - ID:7259578

    GENEVA, Feb 22 (MENA) - The UN Refugee Agency, is calling for calm and restraint after worrying reports of a refugee protest turning violent in Rwanda’s Kiziba refugee camp. Rwanda’s Kiziba refugee camps is located in the Karongi District, in ....

  • Egypt elected rapporteur of 30th FAO Regional Conference for Africa

    Date: 2018-02-22 12:19:01 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:28 - ID:7259374

    CAIRO, Feb 22 (MENA) - Egypt has been elected rapporteur of the 30th FAO Regional Conference for Africa (ARC) by the participants of the ARC ministerial meetings, currently held in Khatroum. Egyptian Agriculture Minister Abdel Men'em el Banna is ....

  • UN secretary general expresses concern over augmenting food insecurity rate in Africa

    Date: 2018-02-22 11:28:35 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:24 - ID:7259421

    KHARTOUM, Feb 22 (MENA) - UN Secretary General António Guterres expressed deep concern over the increase of the rates of food insecurity in Africa, asserting the importance of the agricultural sector in bridging the food gap. This came during his ....

  • Ministerial talks of FAO regional conf. kick off in Sudan

    Date: 2018-02-22 11:00:03 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:22 - ID:7259146

    KHARTOUM, Feb 22 (MENA) - Ministerial meetings of the 30th FAO Regional Conference for Africa (ARC) kicked off early Thursday in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. Egyptian Agriculture Minister Abdel Moneim el Banna is participating in the ....

  • US says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al Shabab extremists

    Date: 2018-02-21 21:52:04 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:79 - ID:7258438

    MOGADISHU, Feb 21 (MENA) - The United States military says it has carried out a drone strike against al Shabab extremists in Somalia, killing three "terrorists,” ABC News reported on Wednesday. The US Africa Command statement says the airstrike ....

  • Nigeria says 111 schoolgirls missing following Boko Haram attack

    Date: 2018-02-21 20:28:46 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:73 - ID:7258705

    ABUJA, Feb 21 (MENA) - As many as 111 Nigerian schoolgirls are thought missing following an attack by Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, according to police. Yobe State Commissioner of Police Abdulmaliki Sumonu told journalists 111 girls ....

  • French president to visit Mauritania in June

    Date: 2018-02-19 06:39:16 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:8 - ID:7253144

    NOUAKCHOTT, Feb 19 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron will pay a working visit to Mauritania ahead of the African summit, due on June 30, according to Mauritanian newspapers out Monday. Macron will visit one of the Mauritanian regions ....

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