Africa

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  • Boko Haram militants kill 17 Nigerian soldiers

    Date: 2018-08-09 21:06:39 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:96 - ID:7526837

    ABUJA, Aug 9 (MENA) - At least 17 Nigerian soldiers were killed in a fresh Boko Haram attack on a military base in the country's northeast, military sources said Thursday, the third assault on three different bases in less than a month, France 24 ....

  • President Kiir pardons SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar

    Date: 2018-08-09 08:48:26 GMT - South Sudan - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7525557

    JUBA, Aug 9 (MENA) - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has pardoned the leader of the main armed opposition group, SPLM-IO, Riek Machar after nearly five years of fighting, said a presidential decree. In accordance with the Republican Order ....

  • IGAD foreign ministers to meet in Khartoum Thursday ahead of new S.Sudanese peace talks

    Date: 2018-08-08 18:57:54 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:76 - ID:7525029

    KHARTOUM, Aug 8 (MENA) - Foreign ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states are set to convene on Thursday in Khartoum in preparation for the new round of peace talks between rivals in South Sudan. The new ....

  • 21 African countries suffer huge debts compared to GDP - UN

    Date: 2018-08-08 16:09:25 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:64 - ID:7524866

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Aug 8 (MENA) - The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Vera Songwe underlined that there are about 21 African countries suffer from huge debts compared to the Gross domestic product ....

  • Meeting of Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger border committee kicked off in Khartoum

    Date: 2018-08-08 16:07:03 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:63 - ID:7524925

    KHARTOUM, Aug 8 (MENA) - The 3rd ministerial meeting to strengthen the security of the joint border among Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger kicked off was kicked off on Wednesday in Khartoum, said Sudan Tribune. The two-day meeting would be held with ....

  • Pan-African Parliament's meetings kick off in Cairo 3 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-08-07 11:56:52 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7522558

    Undersecretary of the parliament's committee for African affairs Maged Abul Kheir said Egypt is keen on effective communication with African states. He voiced hope that African parliaments would set up a committee similar to the Egyptian ....

  • Pan-African Parliament's meetings kick off in Cairo 2 Cairo

    Date: 2018-08-07 11:54:44 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:33 - ID:7522559

    The grandson of South African leader Nelson Mandela said rural development is the locomotive of the African march of development. Secretary of the Egyptian parliamentary committee for African affairs Mai Mahmoud urged furthering Egypt-African ....

  • Pan-African Parliament's meetings kick off in Cairo

    Date: 2018-08-07 09:58:16 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:15 - ID:7522406

    CAIRO, Aug 7 (MENA) - Meetings of the Pan-African Parliament's committee on agriculture, natural resources and food security kicked off on Tuesday at the House of Representatives HQ in Cairo. During the meetings, the Egyptian Ministry of ....

  • Ivory Coast president grants amnesty to 800 citizens

    Date: 2018-08-07 07:38:16 GMT - Cote d'Ivoire - Africa - SN:9 - ID:7522333

    ABIDJAN, Aug 7 (MENA) - Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has declared an amnesty for Simone Gbagbo, who had been convicted of offences against the state during a brief 2011 civil war, France 24 reported. Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former ....

  • Pan-African Parliament's meetings to kick off tomorrow in Cairo

    Date: 2018-08-06 11:32:36 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:41 - ID:7520842

    CAIRO, Aug 6 (MENA) - The House of Representatives will host meetings of the Pan-African Parliament's committee on agriculture, natural resources and food security, scheduled to kick off Tuesday and run till Saturday. During the meeting, the ....

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