Africa

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  • 10 aid workers in South Sudan freed

    Date: 2018-04-30 21:30:03 GMT - USA - Africa - SN:116 - ID:7378001

    NEW YORK, April 30 (MENA) – Ten aid workers have been released after being abducted in South Sudan almost a week ago, US News quoted the UN as saying on Monday. Three UN staff and seven aid workers, all South Sudanese nationals, went missing last ....

  • Sudanese defense min. asserts keenness on establishing 'distinguished' relations with USA

    Date: 2018-04-30 16:21:31 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:87 - ID:7377536

    KHARTOUM, April 30 (MENA) - National Defense Minister of Sudan Awad Ibn Ouf asserted his country's keenness on establishing distinguished relations with the US to achieve the interests of both countries and contribute to enhancing the current ....

  • UNSOM condemns suicide bombing in Gaalkacyo as attempt to derail reconciliation process

    Date: 2018-04-29 15:05:54 GMT - Somalia - Africa - SN:61 - ID:7375452

    MOGADISHU, April 29 (MENA) - The United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) condemns today's suicide bombing in the city of Gaalkacyo, which reportedly killed government security officers and civilians, the UNSOM website reported on Sunday. "This ....

  • New Ethiopian PM makes 1st official visit to Djibouti

    Date: 2018-04-28 22:34:07 GMT - Djibouti - Africa - SN:94 - ID:7374251

    DJIBOUTI, April 28 (MENA) - Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed began his first trip outside his country Saturday to Djibouti, Voice of America reported. During Ahmed's 48-hour stay in Djibouti, he was scheduled to participate in talks on ....

  • Sudan's Bashir says keen to foster relations with neighboring countries

    Date: 2018-04-27 19:24:11 GMT - Sudan - Africa - SN:79 - ID:7372556

    KHARTOUM, April 27 (MENA) - Sudanese President Omar Bashir asserted his country’s keenness on fostering relations with neighboring countries. Bashir termed as special the ties with Eritrea. "Khartoum always stands by Asmara and the Eritrean ....

  • Mass graves believed to contain more than 2,000 bodies discovered in Rwanda

    Date: 2018-04-26 22:15:08 GMT - Rwanda - Africa - SN:91 - ID:7371215

    KIGALI, April 26 (MENA) - Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country's genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby, Fox News ....

  • Global (3): The World Innovation Summit for Education to Host WISE@Accra Conference on May 9th in Accra, Ghana

    Date: 2018-04-25 08:13:35 GMT - Qatar - Africa - SN:14 - ID:7368567

    DOHA, Qatar, April 25, 2018/PRNewswire/ --500 participants gathering to foster regional collaboration, explore practical solutions to empower African youth and address development challenges. After successful regional gatherings in Tunis, ....

  • 21 killed in separate attacks by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria

    Date: 2018-04-24 07:18:19 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:10 - ID:7366583

    ABUJA, April 24 (MENA) - Security officials and a witness said that Boko Haram militants killed 21 people in separate attacks in a remote northeastern region of Nigeria, Sky News reported. The militants also shot dead 18 forest workers who had ....

  • Two killed in military plane crash in Tunisia's Sfax

    Date: 2018-04-24 06:37:55 GMT - Tunisia - Africa - SN:8 - ID:7366559

    SFAX, April 24 (MENA) - Two military men killed on Monday when their military plane crashed in an area near a military air base in Tunisia’s Sfax, TAP news agency reported. Sfax's state governor Adel Khabthani, who was present at the scene of the ....

  • US builds drone base in Niger

    Date: 2018-04-23 22:54:08 GMT - Niger - Africa - SN:111 - ID:7366489

    NIAMEY, April 23 (MENA) - The US Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region, Voice of America reported Monday. Niger Air Base 201 is ....

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