Africa

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  • AU urges DR Congo to delay final election results

    Date: 2019-01-18 07:12:21 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:9 - ID:7762557

    ADDIS ABABA, Jan 18 (MENA) - The African Union (AU) has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to postpone the announcement of its presidential election results. The pan-African organisation, which aims to promote unity and ....

  • Kenya attack: Nine arrested over bloody DusitD2 hotel siege

    Date: 2019-01-17 11:42:37 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7761516

    NAIROBI, Jan 17 (MENA) - Nine people have been arrested in Kenya following an attack on a luxury hotel compound in the capital Nairobi that killed at least 21 people, the BBC reported on Thursday. Kenya's Red Cross said everyone who was missing ....

  • Immigration min.: Egypt seeks more jobs for its workforce in African labor market

    Date: 2019-01-14 19:07:22 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:56 - ID:7756327

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) – Minister of Immigration Nabila Makram said Egypt seeks to gain entry for Egyptian labor into Africa and there is communication with the Economy Ministry to encourage the implementation of more investment projects there. ....

  • Bashir thanks Egypt for supporting Sudan’s security, stability

    Date: 2019-01-14 19:06:32 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:69 - ID:7756485

    Khartoum, Jan 14 (MENA) – Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir extended his thanks to Egypt, Ethiopia and Chad for their support for his country’s security and stability. Speaking to crowds of supporters gathered in the Sudanese city of Nyala on ....

  • PRC to convene to prepare for 32nd AU summit

    Date: 2019-01-14 11:47:33 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:43 - ID:7756212

    ADDIS ABABA, Jan 14 (MENA) - The 37th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) of the African Union will open Tuesday to prepare for the upcoming AU summit. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will receive the ....

  • 12 civilians killed in terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

    Date: 2019-01-12 08:03:58 GMT - Burkina Faso - Africa - SN:7 - ID:7753022

    OUAGADOUGOU, Jan 12 (MENA) - Twelve civilians were killed in a terrorist attack in the north of Burkina Faso. Gunmen attacked a village market in broad daylight, the security ministry said in a statement issued late Friday. "Around 30 armed ....

  • Seven civilians, 3 soldiers killed in DR Congo attack: army

    Date: 2019-01-10 07:28:14 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:9 - ID:7750369

    KINSHASA, Jan 10 (MENA) - Seven civilians and three soldiers were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday when a militia attacked a military post in the restive east of the country, the army said. The attack, in Beni region, was ....

  • Opposition's Tshisekedi wins delayed DR Congo presidential poll

    Date: 2019-01-10 07:22:30 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:8 - ID:7750364

    KINSHASA, Jan 10 (MENA) - The Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was Thursday named the provisional winner of a long-awaited presidential poll paving the way for the crisis-hit country's first transfer of power in 18 ....

  • Russia, Sudan to allow military ships into both sides' ports

    Date: 2019-01-09 17:05:26 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:77 - ID:7749527

    MOSCOW, Jan 9 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved a draft agreement with Sudan on simplified entry for military ships of both countries in each other's ports. The step was reported by Sputnik news agency on ....

  • 3 killed in train collision in South Africa, responders say

    Date: 2019-01-08 10:50:14 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7747571

    CAPE TOWN, Jan 8 (MENA) - Authorities in South Africa say a train collision in the capital has killed three people and injured more than 200, The New York Times reported. Netcare911, an emergency responders' group, says many injuries are "minor to ....

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