Africa

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  • French army carries out air strikes in Burkina after terror attack

    Date: 2018-10-04 20:36:19 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:96 - ID:7607266

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 4 (MENA) – France carried out air strikes in northern Burkina Faso after Islamist militants attacked a police unit at a local gold mine, the latest incident to underscore rising insurgency in the West African region, Euronews ....

  • Melania Trump arrives in Malawi

    Date: 2018-10-04 18:52:28 GMT - Malawi - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7607158

    LILONGWE, Oct 4 (MENA) - US first lady Melania Trump visited Malawi Thursday on the second leg of her four-nation tour of Africa, Voice of America reported. Trump landed in the capital, Lilongwe, and went to a primary school where about 8,000 ....

  • Political leadership pays special attention to African file: MP

    Date: 2018-10-04 13:59:57 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:59 - ID:7606552

    CAIRO, Oct 4 (MENA) - Head of the parliamentary committee of African affairs Tareq Radwan said that the political leadership pays special attention to the African file. The committee will work during the coming period on strengthening ties with ....

  • Former MB leader: Int'l organization turned scholars center in Nouakchott to political platform

    Date: 2018-10-02 11:50:57 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:33 - ID:7602676

    NOUAKCHOTT, Oct 2 (MENA) - Former Muslim Brotherhood leader Abdullah Ould Mohamed al-Walid pointed the finger at the international MB organization, saying it took control of the Center of Scholars in Nouakchott and turned it from a scientific ....

  • Bashir: Sudan reliable partner in making peace, development in region

    Date: 2018-10-01 12:45:47 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:49 - ID:7601081

    KHARTOUM, Oct 1 (MENA) - Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir said the signing of the peace agreement in the State of South Sudan was one of Sudan’s achievements abroad. Bashir was delivering on Monday a speech before the eighth session of the ....

  • Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

    Date: 2018-09-28 13:27:11 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:36 - ID:7597131

    ADDIS ABABA, Sept 28 (MENA) - Ethiopia's attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to "kill the prime minister" at a huge rally in the capital in June, barely two months after the reformist leader took ....

  • Uganda min. hails cooperation with Egypt in Irrigation

    Date: 2018-09-27 12:38:15 GMT - Uganda - Africa - SN:48 - ID:7595494

    KAMPALA, Sept 27 (MENA) – Uganda's water and environment minister hailed cooperation with Egypt in all fields, especially in the irrigation sphere. Also, he commended the efforts exerted by the Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Ministry to ....

  • Agriculture minister head for Senegal to attend AU meetings

    Date: 2018-09-26 12:49:14 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:41 - ID:7593991

    CAIRO, Sept 26 (MENA) - Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ezz Eddin Abu Stait headed for Senegal Wednesday to attend the meetings of ministerial council of the African Union (AU) on rice research. The council groups 26 countries ....

  • Irrigation minister meets Egyptian community during Ethiopia visit

    Date: 2018-09-26 10:11:16 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7593538

    CAIRO, Sept 26 (MENA) - Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atti and Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia Abu Bakr Hanafi met on Wednesday with members of the Egyptian community in Addis Ababa on the fringe of the trilateral ....

  • President of Al Azhar univ. urges launching initiative to boost African higher education cooperation

    Date: 2018-09-25 12:37:35 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:50 - ID:7592114

    CAIRO, Sept 25 (MENA) - President of Al Azhar University Mohamed el Mehresawi called for launching an initiative to promote scientific cooperation among institutions of higher education in the African continent in the field of the pharmaceutical ....

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