Africa

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  • Bashir to head for Mauritania Saturday to attend AU summit

    Date: 2018-06-29 13:39:38 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:44 - ID:7465775

    KHARTOUM, June 29 (MENA) – Sudanese President Omar al Bashir will head for Mauritania on Saturday to participate in the 31st session of the African Union (AU) summit, which will kick off in Nouakchott on Sunday and Monday. Al Bashir is ....

  • Arab League welcomes South Sudan ceasefire deal

    Date: 2018-06-28 11:43:07 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7463972

    CAIRO, June 28 (MENA) – Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit welcomed on Thursday a ceasefire deal signed by the government of South Sudan and the opposition at the conclusion of talks hosted by Khartoum a day earlier. “We hope ....

  • Fire sweeps through market in Nairobi, killing 15

    Date: 2018-06-28 08:33:47 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:16 - ID:7463614

    NAIROBI, June 28 (MENA) - Kenyan media said that a fire has swept through a marketplace in Nairobi, killing 15 and sending 70 injured to hospitals, ABC News reported. Rescue teams are searching for more bodies and survivors in the market in ....

  • Peace agreement reached in South Sudan

    Date: 2018-06-27 13:02:02 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:48 - ID:7462597

    KHARTOUM, June 27 (MENA) - President of South Sudan Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar on Wednesday signed a peace agreement to end the civil war in South Sudan. Attending the Khartoum-hosted signing ceremony was President Omar al ....

  • Three Somali soldiers killed In blast in Lower Shabelle

    Date: 2018-06-27 11:13:52 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:37 - ID:7462339

    MOGADISHU, June 27 (MENA) - At least three Somali soldiers were reported to have been killed and several wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the country’s southern Lower Shabelle region. Residents said a remote-controlled landmine struck an ....

  • UN peacekeeper killed in South Sudan

    Date: 2018-06-26 20:18:23 GMT - South Sudan - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7461500

    JUBA, June 26 (MENA) - A Bangladeshi peacekeeper in South Sudan was killed Tuesday when an aid convoy was ambushed in the west of the country, France 24 quoted the United Nations mission as saying Tuesday. "Lieutenant Commander Ashraf Siddiqui ....

  • 20 suspects appear in court over Ethiopia rally blast

    Date: 2018-06-25 19:00:44 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:84 - ID:7459696

    ADDIS ABABA, June 25 (MENA) - Twenty suspects, including the deputy head of Addis Ababa’s police commission, appeared on Monday in a court in the Ethiopian capital in connection with a grenade attack at a rally attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, ....

  • Museveni, Salva Kiir arrive in Khartoum for S.Sudan's peace talks

    Date: 2018-06-25 11:37:57 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:37 - ID:7458786

    KHARTOUM, June 25 (MENA) - Ugandan and South Sudanese Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Salva Kiir Mayardit, respectively, arrived on Monday in Khartoum to partake in the main session of talks with South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar. The ....

  • Eritrean delegation expected in Addis Ababa this week for peace talks

    Date: 2018-06-25 10:21:50 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7458631

    ADDIS ABABA, June 25 (MENA) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson announced Monday that an Eritrean delegation that will discuss a peace deal with Ethiopia will arrive in Addis Ababa this week, Ethiopian The Reporter newspaper ....

  • Salva Kiir and Machar in peace talks in Khartoum Monday

    Date: 2018-06-24 17:16:52 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:78 - ID:7457852

    KHARTOUM, June 24 (MENA) – A summit between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar will be launched in Khartoum on Monday to seek solution to the outstanding issues between the disputed parties, especially regarding ....

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