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  • 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 ....

  • African, European prosecutors urge more judicial cooperation to fight organized crime, human trafficking

    Date: 2018-09-20 15:09:54 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:57 - ID:7584862

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Sept 20 (MENA) - The first conference of the general attorneys of Europe and Africa wound up three-day meetings in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh on Thursday with the participation of 24 African and three European ....

  • Egypt ready to help ACHPR with women rights' file - NCW

    Date: 2018-09-20 11:39:15 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7584648

    CAIRO, Sept 20 (MENA) - The Head of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsi stressed that Egypt is ready to help the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights ACHPR with the women rights' file. She was speaking at a meeting with ....

  • Saudi Arabia hosts 1st Eritrean-Djibouti meeting in 10 years

    Date: 2018-09-17 21:21:40 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:87 - ID:7580671

    RIYADH, Sept 17 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia hosted on Monday a historic meeting between President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh and President of Eritrea Isaias Afwerki in Jeddah, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The meeting ended a 10-year break in ....

  • OIC condemns Burkina Faso terrorist attacks

    Date: 2018-09-17 17:13:51 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:68 - ID:7580148

    RIYADH, Sept 17 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemned on Monday the recent terrorist attacks on a mosque in Burkina Faso which left a number of worshippers dead and wounded. OIC Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen ....

  • Ethiopian PM, Eritrean president arrive in Saudi Arabia to sign peace deal

    Date: 2018-09-15 22:27:29 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Africa - SN:59 - ID:7577655

    RIYADH, Sept 15 (MENA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki both arrived in Jeddah on Saturday where they are expected to sign a historic peace deal between their countries, Al Arabiya reported. At King ....

  • Ethiopian airstrike kills 70 Shabab militants in Somalia

    Date: 2018-09-15 15:56:13 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:35 - ID:7577265

    MOGADISHU, Sept 15 (MENA) - As many as 70 militants of Al-Shabab group have been killed in an Ethiopian airstrike in Somalia, reported a Somali radio station. Two car bombs were targeted during the raid, said Shabelle station, adding that the ....

  • Egypt to host 8th AASW in August 2019

    Date: 2018-09-13 11:28:04 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7574367

    CAIRO, Sept 13 (MENA) - Egypt, in coordination with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), will host activities of the 8th Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) in August in 2019, Agriculture Minister Ezzeldin Abu Stait said on ....

  • Nigeria's Buhari officially declares for second term

    Date: 2018-09-12 21:12:11 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:76 - ID:7573890

    ABUJA, Sept 12 (MENA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday formally submitted his candidacy to stand for a second term of office at elections in February next year, the Voice of America reported. The 75-year-old leader traveled to ....

  • South Sudan's president, rebel leader sign peace deal

    Date: 2018-09-12 20:46:02 GMT - South Sudan - Africa - SN:74 - ID:7573916

    ADDIS ABABA, Sept 12 (MENA) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace agreement on Wednesday on the fringe of a regional summit in Ethiopia, Euronews reported. The new agreement, mediated by Sudan, ....

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