Africa

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  • 10 killed as police clash with illegal miners in Nigeria

    Date: 2017-12-15 15:04:31 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:59 - ID:7142146

    ABUJA, Dec 15 (MENA) – Nigerian residents said more than 10 illegal miners have been killed in northeast Nigeria's Mambilla region after clashing with police, ABC News reported. Hammadu Bello said Friday that police tried to dislodge the miners ....

  • UNSC warns on S.Sudan peace efforts

    Date: 2017-12-15 06:37:07 GMT - United Nations - Africa - SN:6 - ID:7141316

    NEW YORK, Dec 15 (MENA) - The UN Security Council (UNSC) warned of "costs or consequences" for South Sudan's government and opposition if they undermine upcoming efforts to achieve a cease-fire and implement a 2015 peace agreement. In a ....

  • Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somalia's capital

    Date: 2017-12-14 07:23:00 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:13 - ID:7139664

    MOGADISHU, Dec 14 (MENA) - A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least 13 police officers, Bangkik post quoted officials as saying. Police spokesman ....

  • 3 policemen killed in suicide attack in Somalia

    Date: 2017-12-14 06:39:32 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:8 - ID:7139613

    MOGADISHU, Dec 14 (MENA) - Three Somali policemen were killed on Thursday in a suicide attack inside a police training camp here. Disguised as a policeman, a man wearing an explosive vest entered the camp and blew himself up. The number of ....

  • Sudan, US discuss latest developments of Darfur’s peace process

    Date: 2017-12-13 20:23:06 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:89 - ID:7139326

    KHARTOUM, Dec 13 (MENA) – Sudanese President Assistant Ibrahim Mahmoud discussed in a meeting on Wednesday with the US Charge d'Affaires in Khartoum Stephen Coates the latest developments of peace process in the states of Darfur, South Kordofan and ....

  • Police: At least 13 dead in multi-vehicle accident in Kenya

    Date: 2017-12-12 21:58:48 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:103 - ID:7137768

    NAIROBI, Dec 12 (MENA) - Kenyan police say at least 13 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway outside the capital, Nairobi, ABC News reported on Tuesday. Nakuru County Police Commander Hassan Barua says a speeding truck ....

  • 2 teenage girl suicide bombers kill 4 in Nigeria

    Date: 2017-12-12 17:58:49 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7137567

    ABUJA, Dec 12 (MENA) - A Nigerian official said two teenage girl suicide bombers attacked the town of Gwoza, north of Nigeria, killing at least four people, Voice of America reported on Tuesday. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, spokesman for the Military ....

  • Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witness

    Date: 2017-12-11 20:26:35 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:86 - ID:7135943

    MOGADISHU, Dec 11 (MENA) - A Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, a fellow journalist was quoted by Fox News as saying. Mohamed Ibrahim, a news presenter for Kalsan TV, died at a hospital after being injured ....

  • Sisi took wise steps to enhance Egyptian-African ties - Former FM

    Date: 2017-12-11 13:10:27 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:44 - ID:7135102

    CAIRO, Dec 11 (MENA) - Former Foreign Minister Mohamed el Orabi said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has taken several wise steps to enhance Egyptian-African relations at all levels. He underlined that Egypt works on developing its stance and ....

  • Kenya president says no talks with opposition leader

    Date: 2017-12-09 21:05:28 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:63 - ID:7132542

    NAIROBI, Dec 9 (MENA) - Kenya's president is ruling out dialogue with the opposition leader who boycotted the recent election and plans a mock "inauguration" next week, ABC News reported Saturday. President Uhuru Kenyatta said the time for ....

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