Africa

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  • 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 ....

  • IOM provides return to 76 Ethiopian migrants from Libya

    Date: 2018-09-25 12:29:29 GMT - Switzerland - Africa - SN:49 - ID:7592234

    GENEVA, Sept 25 (MENA) - The UN Migration Agency on Monday assisted in the voluntary return of 76 stranded Ethiopian migrants from Libya, Spokesman for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Joel Millman said Tuesday. The group ....

  • 1st Inter-Regional Smart Agriculture Forum opens in Khartoum with Egypt participating

    Date: 2018-09-24 10:15:24 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:30 - ID:7590068

    KHARTOUM, Sept 24 (MENA) - The 1st Inter-Regional Smart Agriculture Forum kicked off in Khartoum on Monday with the participation of Egypt. The three-day event is organized in tandem with the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development ....

  • South Sudan president winds up Khartoum visit

    Date: 2018-09-23 13:28:07 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:53 - ID:7588784

    KHARTOUM, Sept 23 (MENA- South Sudan President Salva Kiir wrapped up a visit to Khartoum on Sunday after taking part in a ceremony marking the signing of a peace deal in his country. According to SUNA News agency, Sudan and South Sudan agreed to ....

  • Death toll from Tanzanian ferry disaster rises to 224

    Date: 2018-09-23 12:42:59 GMT - Tanzania - Africa - SN:47 - ID:7588820

    DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23 (MENA) -Tanzania's State broadcaster said burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to 224, ABC news reported Sunday. According to Tanzania Broadcasting ....

  • Cholera outbreak kills around 100 in Nigeria

    Date: 2018-09-22 19:29:36 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:56 - ID:7587956

    ABUJA, Sept 22 (MENA) - A cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast has killed dozens of people and led to hundreds of new infections, the United Nations said Saturday. The disease first broke out in volatile Borno state two weeks ago. Cases were ....

  • Death toll of Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 209

    Date: 2018-09-22 18:13:28 GMT - Tanzania - Africa - SN:50 - ID:7587798

    DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 22 (MENA) - The death toll soared past 200 while a survivor was found inside a capsized Tanzania ferry two days after the Lake Victoria disaster, officials said Saturday, while search efforts were ending to focus on identifying ....

  • NEPAD honors environment min. in recognition of Egypt's efforts to serve Africa environment

    Date: 2018-09-21 13:22:00 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7586109

    CAIRO, Sept 21 (MENA) - The New Partnership for Africa's Development organization (NEPAD) honored Friday Environment Minister Yasmeen Fouad on the sidelines of the Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment ....

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