Saturday, April 19, 2014
World >> Africa
Source: Xinhua Published: April 19, 2014 10:03
Abdelaziz Bouteflika was endorsed for a fourth term as president of Algeria after winning more than 80 percent of Thursday's presidential polls.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 19, 2014 10:01
Algeria's incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term with more than 80 percent of the votes, Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz announced on Friday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 19, 2014 09:54
A number of children have been killed in this week's fighting in South Sudan -- some in an attack on displaced civilians while others have been caught in the crossfire or died as a result of being recruited by armed groups and forces, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 19, 2014 09:47
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday lashed out at gay rights activists, hostile European countries, and a defiant opposition as the country celebrated independence for Britain in 1980.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 19, 2014 09:42
The UN Security Council on Friday expressed its outrage over recent armed attacks on civilians taking shelter at a UN base in a war-torn town in South Sudan, and called on the South Sudanese government "to bring the perpetrators of these egregious acts to justice."
Source: Xinhua Published: April 18, 2014 21:52
At least 30 people were killed in Bor, the capital of the oil-rich Jonglei state in South Sudan, during clashes between local young demonstrators and peacekeepers from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the Paris-based Sudan Tribune website reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 18, 2014 19:46
A total of 42 new cases of the Ebola virus disease (EVD), including suspected and confirmed cases, were reported in West Africa in the past three days, according to a latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Source: Xinhua Published: April 18, 2014 19:43
The first government of Madagascar's Fourth Republic was set up on Friday with appointment of 30 ministers and one secretary of State, the General Secretary of Presidency Ralala Roger said at a ceremony in the presidency.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 18, 2014 18:36
The Russian government has pledged to support efforts by Africa's largest trading bloc, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), to promote peace, security and stability among member states in order to enhance economic development in the region, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on F...
Source: Xinhua Published: April 18, 2014 17:23
Nigeria has assured delegates to the forthcoming World Economic Forum that adequate security arrangements have been put in place to ensure their safety.
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