Africa

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  • FEDCOC highlights necessity of three-way cooperation among Egypt, Europe, Africa

    Date: 2018-06-06 13:58:03 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:50 - ID:7432921

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - The Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) secretary general underlined the importance of consolidating the three-way cooperation among Africa, the European Union and Egypt especially after Cairo has signed a ....

  • Qabil: African Development Bank to pump new investments in Egypt

    Date: 2018-06-06 12:38:51 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7432838

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - Tarek Qabil, the Minister of Trade and Industry in the caretaker government, Wednesday asserted the key role played by the African Development Bank in supporting measures to facilitate business and enhance the role played by ....

  • Plane carrying 10 reported missing in western Kenya

    Date: 2018-06-05 21:37:45 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:84 - ID:7432233

    NAIROBI, June 5 (MENA) - Kenya's aviation regulator says an airplane carrying 10 passengers that was scheduled to arrive in Nairobi has been missing for seven hours, Fox News reported. The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement ....

  • US airstrikes kill 26 Shabab leaders in Somalia - Pentagon

    Date: 2018-06-04 18:48:52 GMT - USA - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7430575

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - US airstrikes targeted al-Shabab extremists in Somalia on Monday, Al-Hurra reported. The Pentagon said 26 al-Shabab leaders were killed in the raids. (MENA) M S H/A H E ....

  • Five new Ebola cases detected in DRC

    Date: 2018-06-02 18:45:53 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - Africa - SN:59 - ID:7427482

    KINSHASA, June 2 (MENA) - Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said they had detected five fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country, France 24 reported on Saturday. Three ....

  • 15 killed in northwestern Nigeria attack

    Date: 2018-06-02 16:44:19 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:53 - ID:7427398

    ABUJA, June 2 (MENA) - At least 15 people have been killed by cattle rustlers who attacked a village in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, ABC News reported. Police spokesman Muhammad Shehu said the victims were killed late Friday in Zakuna ....

  • Aid groups scramble to limit Ebola outbreak in Congo

    Date: 2018-06-02 16:00:23 GMT - USA - Africa - SN:48 - ID:7427358

    WASHINGTON, June 2 (MENA) - Over the next three weeks, the most serious outbreak of the Ebola virus since a devastating epidemic in West Africa between 2014 and 2016 spread in Congo from deep within the rain forest to bigger towns and finally to ....

  • Somali troops retake Moqokori town from Al-Shabaab

    Date: 2018-06-02 15:15:39 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:44 - ID:7427298

    MOGADISHU, June 2 (MENA) - The Somali National Army took over Muqokori town on Saturday after Al-Shabab fighters withdrew from the area, a resident confirmed. Corresponding reports from the residents indicated that armed Al-Shabaab fighters who ....

  • Five soldiers killed in Al Shabaab raid on Puntland army base

    Date: 2018-06-02 13:58:35 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:34 - ID:7427179

    MOGADISHU, June 2 (MENA) - Puntland army base was attacked, according to sources. At least five Puntland soldiers died in the attack that lasted few hours, military sources, who requested anonymity, told Radio Shabelle on Saturday. The base is ....

  • Ethiopian cabinet agrees to end state of emregency

    Date: 2018-06-02 13:15:49 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:28 - ID:7427011

    ADDIS ABABA, June 2 (MENA) - Ethiopia's Council of Ministers approved in its Saturday’s regular meeting a draft law that lifts the current state of emergency, which was imposed following the resignation of former prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn ....

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