Africa

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  • Egypt hosts 27th Annual African Aviation MRO Africa 2018

    Date: 2018-03-15 11:30:58 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:40 - ID:7296291

    CAIRO, March 15 (MENA) - EgyptAir, the national airlines company, will host the 27th Annual African Aviation Conference and Exhibition, MRO Africa 2018, slated for March 18-20, under the patronage of Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and global ....

  • Tillerson cancels day's events in Africa due to illness

    Date: 2018-03-10 09:07:24 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7287160

    NAIROBI, March 10 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has canceled a day of events in Kenya due to illness. Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein said "the Secretary is not feeling well after a long couple days working on major issues ....

  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: Ethiopia needs 'greater freedom'

    Date: 2018-03-08 16:00:56 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:57 - ID:7284955

    ADDIS ABABA, March 8 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, during a visit to Ethiopia, has said the answer to violence in the East African country was greater freedom, and that the country should lift its state of emergency as quickly as ....

  • Suicide bomber kills three in Nigeria

    Date: 2018-03-06 07:42:15 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:10 - ID:7280115

    ABUJA, March 6 (MENA) - A suicide bomber on a bicycle killed three people ,when he detonated his explosives on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, The Express Tribune quoted civilian militia as saying. Eighteen people were ....

  • Lavrov notes Africa should be represented fairly in UN Security Council

    Date: 2018-03-05 10:57:29 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:26 - ID:7278466

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Russia is in favor of fair representation of African countries in the UN Security Council, especially since African issues make up a sizable portion of the international organization’s agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey ....

  • Al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attacks

    Date: 2018-03-03 22:48:39 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:92 - ID:7276236

    OUAGADOUGOU, March 3 (MENA) - A Mali-based al-Qaeda affiliate claimed responsibility on Saturday for attacks in neighboring Burkina Faso that left 16 people dead, including eight gunmen, at the army headquarters and French embassy, Al Arabiya ....

  • 49 killed in ethnic clashes in DRC

    Date: 2018-03-03 20:26:38 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:74 - ID:7276092

    KINSHASA, March 3 (MENA) - At least 49 people were killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Ituri province, a senior charity official said was quoted by France 24 as saying ....

  • Lavrov calls for strengthening Somalia's army

    Date: 2018-03-03 12:52:38 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:32 - ID:7275291

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Russia is calling on the international community to undertake measures to strengthen Somalia’s army and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), TASS quoted Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as having said ....

  • At least 34 dead after massacres in northeast Congo

    Date: 2018-03-02 18:15:35 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7274438

    KINSHASA, March 2 (MENA) - Nearly three dozen people have been killed in the latest round of intercommunal fighting in northeastern Congo, ABC Mews reported Friday, citing authorities. Interior Minister Henri Mova Sakanyi said 34 bodies had been ....

  • Death toll of army headquarters attack in Burkina Faso reaches 28

    Date: 2018-03-02 17:42:06 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:59 - ID:7274326

    OUAGADOUGOU, March 2 (MENA) - The death toll of a terrorist attack on army headquarters in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou reached 28 people, Russia Today reported on Friday. Police had previously confirmed that four shooters were neutralized ....

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