Africa

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  • 1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

    Date: 2018-06-23 14:14:32 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7456035

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - Ethiopia's health minister says one person has died after an explosion at a huge rally for the country's new prime minister on Saturday. Health Minister Amir Aman confirmed that the person died in a hospital after ....

  • Blast hits rally in support of Ethiopia's new prime minister

    Date: 2018-06-23 09:30:39 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:16 - ID:7455472

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - An explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African ....

  • Ethiopians rally in support of new, reformist prime minister

    Date: 2018-06-23 09:00:59 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7455460

    ADDIS ABABA, June 23 (MENA) - Ethiopians, heartened by a wave of reforms under a new prime minister, have packed a square in the capital in a show of support with numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation, ABC News reported ....

  • 31 killed in suicide bombing, grenade attacks in Nigeria town

    Date: 2018-06-17 13:51:25 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:35 - ID:7447773

    ABUJA, June 17 (MENA) - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack in a town in northeast Nigeria, ABC News reported quoting a local official as saying on Sunday. Two blasts ripped through the town of ....

  • Somalia, Ethiopia mull bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-06-16 20:24:36 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:51 - ID:7447096

    MOGADISHU, June 16 (MENA) - New Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed agreed Saturday to "strengthen their brotherly bilateral relations" and to collaborate with the African Union in seeking ....

  • 2 stabbed to death in mosque attack in South Africa

    Date: 2018-06-14 08:18:32 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:11 - ID:7443586

    JOHANNESBURG, June 14 (MENA) – South African police said two worshippers have been stabbed to death in an attack on a mosque in Malmesbury, Western Cape, the Independent reported Thursday. The suspect, who was armed with a knife, was shot dead by ....

  • Somali forces launch extensive military operation in southeast country

    Date: 2018-06-09 12:49:51 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:23 - ID:7436733

    MOGADISHU, June 9 (MENA) - Security forces of Somalia’s southern Federal State of Southwest have launched a massive military operation in the rural areas around Hudur, the regional capital of Bakool, Somali Shabelle Radio reported on ....

  • Saudi Arabia condemns suicide blast in Niger's Diffa city

    Date: 2018-06-07 09:55:30 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:18 - ID:7434045

    RIYADH, June 7 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia condemned the suicide blast targeting a mosque in Diffa city in south-east Niger. The attack left many dead and wounded, including children. An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed ....

  • FEDCOC highlights necessity of three-way cooperation among Egypt, Europe, Africa

    Date: 2018-06-06 13:58:03 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:50 - ID:7432921

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - The Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) secretary general underlined the importance of consolidating the three-way cooperation among Africa, the European Union and Egypt especially after Cairo has signed a ....

  • Qabil: African Development Bank to pump new investments in Egypt

    Date: 2018-06-06 12:38:51 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7432838

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - Tarek Qabil, the Minister of Trade and Industry in the caretaker government, Wednesday asserted the key role played by the African Development Bank in supporting measures to facilitate business and enhance the role played by ....

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