Africa

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  • Mugabe to get $10m payoff and immunity for his family

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:44:38 GMT - United Kingdom - Africa - SN:81 - ID:7110993

    LONDON, Nov 26 (MENA) - Zimbabwean Former President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace will receive a “golden handshake” worth many millions of dollars as part of a deal negotiated before the resignation of the ageing autocrat last week, one senior ....

  • UN chief condemns deadly attacks against UN mission in Mali

    Date: 2017-11-25 20:05:31 GMT - United Nations - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7109572

    NEW YORK, Nov 25 (MENA) - Four United Nations peacekeepers and a member of the Malian armed forces were killed and 21 others were wounded on Friday in what Secretary-General António Guterres called "outrageous" attacks against the UN mission in the ....

  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa takes power, vows to serve all citizens

    Date: 2017-11-24 12:28:21 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:40 - ID:7106533

    HARARE, Nov 23 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has addressed a packed stadium, vowing to serve all citizens, the BBC reported on Friday. He said he felt "deeply humbled" to take the role. And he said he was "not oblivious ....

  • Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in

    Date: 2017-11-24 10:47:48 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:28 - ID:7106332

    HARARE, Nov 24 (MENA) - Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe's president in a ceremony at a packed stadium in the country's capital, Harare. It follows the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of authoritarian rule, the ....

  • 4th corridor to be opened to deliver humanitarian aid to South Sudan, says UN

    Date: 2017-11-23 21:46:45 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:88 - ID:7105978

    KHARTOUM, Nov 23 (MENA) - The United Nations said Thursday that a fourth corridor will be opened through Sudan at the end of November to deliver humanitarian aid to those suffering from starvation in the South. United Nations Office for the ....

  • Zimbabwe's military denies violation of constitution

    Date: 2017-11-23 14:42:35 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:58 - ID:7105243

    HARARE, Nov 23 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's military denied claims of violation of the constitution aftermath its operation launched last week that led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe. In a statement, it praised the Zimbabweans for behaving well in ....

  • Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

    Date: 2017-11-22 13:22:17 GMT - United Kingdom - Africa - SN:55 - ID:7103494

    LONDON, Nov 22 (MENA) - Zimbabwe’s former vice-president will return to the country on Wednesday and be sworn in as president on Friday, the state broadcaster has reported. Emmerson Mnangagwa fled for his safety to South Africa two weeks ago when ....

  • African Union welcomes Mugabe resignation

    Date: 2017-11-22 12:06:20 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:45 - ID:7103262

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 22 (MENA) - The African Union has welcomed Robert Mugabe’s decision to step down as president of Zimbabwe, saying the people had expressed their will for a peaceful transfer of power . AU commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat ....

  • AU president welcomes Mugabe resignation

    Date: 2017-11-22 07:42:37 GMT - Guinea - Africa - SN:9 - ID:7102689

    CONAKRY, Nov 22 (MENA) - The African Union has welcomed the resignation of Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe’s president, the BBC reported Wednesday. Alpha Conde, the president of Guinea and current chairperson of the AU, hailed Mugabe as a “great ....

  • US condemns Nigeria mosque attack that killed 50

    Date: 2017-11-22 06:34:00 GMT - USA - Africa - SN:4 - ID:7102619

    WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (MENA) - The United States is condemning the attack on a mosque in northern Nigeria that killed at least 50 people, abc news reported. The statement by US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said "that the victims were ....

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