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Morocco pledges financial contribution to rebuilding of Notre-Dame

Morocco has pledged to contribute financially to reconstruction of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, official MAP news agency reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 15:38:23

Sudan's military council sacks foreign ministry's undersecretary

Sudan's Transitional Military Council announced Thursday that Undersecretary of Sudanese Foreign Ministry Badr-Eddin Abdalla Mohamed Ahmed has been relieved from his post.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 15:29:22

At least 104 dead in DR Congo boat accident: official

At least 104 people were killed after a boat capsized on Monday night on Lake Kivu in South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), authorities confirmed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 9:58:02

Sudan foreign ministry denies reports on refusal to receive Qatari delegation

Sudan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday denied reports that the Sudanese authorities refused to receive a Qatari delegation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:06:23

Kenya calls for partnership to spur infrastructure development in Africa

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for private-public partnership to spur infrastructure development in Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:05:44

Road accident leaves 14 dead, 15 injured in northwestern Zambia

At least 14 people died while 15 others sustained serious injuries in a road traffic accident in northwestern Zambia's Solwezi district, the police said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:04:57

Feature: Egypt's first Nile floating hospital provides free treatment for poor children

Romany Sayed, a 35-year-old taxi driver from Upper Egypt's Qena Province, has spent large amounts of money on the treatment of his four-year-old sick daughter Jillian, but with no tangible results.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 15:13:42

Sudan's military council says 2 brothers of former president arrested

Sudan's transitional military council on Wednesday said that two brothers of former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir have been arrested and put in prison.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 9:30:30

Four killed, 5 injured in Mogadishu car bombing

At least four people were killed and five others injured when a vehicle parked at Dabka junction in Mogadishu exploded on Wednesday, police and witnesses said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 23:12:49

Kenya to strengthen food safety systems to boost public health

Kenya plans to strengthen its food safety systems in order to boost public health, officials said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 23:11:10

South Sudan seeks to raise daily oil output to 400,000 barrels by 2020

South Sudan plans to increase oil production to 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of 2020 as the country hopes to resume oil production in oilfields affected by five years of civil war, petroleum minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 23:09:50

Huge blast rocks Mogadishu, casualties feared

A huge blast occurred at Dabka junction in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Wednesday, police and witnesses said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 21:59:16

Charming protesters

Sudanese women with national flags painted on their faces take part in a rally in the area of the military headquarters in Khartoum on Tuesday. Protesters toughened their stance today by calling for the dissolution of the transitional Military Council and replace it immediately with a civilian power.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/17 20:58:40

Head of Sudan's military council demands gov't institutions to disclose foreign currency, bank accounts

Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan on Wednesday issued a constitutional decree demanding government institutions to immediately disclose their foreign currency and bank accounts inside and outside Sudan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 20:20:27

Death toll of Libya's Tripoli clashes rises to 174: WHO

A total of 174 people were killed and 756 others wounded in the fighting between the UN-backed Libyan government and the east-based army in and around the capital Tripoli so far, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 23:15:07

Democracy plea

A Sudanese man writes on a banner in the capital Khartoum on Sunday. The writing in Arabic reads, “Freedom.” Sudan's foreign ministry on Sunday urged the international community to back the country's new military rulers to help “democratic transition.”
Source: AFP | 2019/4/15 20:23:43

Sudan's military council appoints new army chief of staff

Chairman of Sudan's transitional military council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan on Monday issued decrees to appoint new army chief of staff, a statement said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 19:57:59

South Sudan minister says oil flow not affected by political crisis in neighboring Sudan

The political crisis in Sudan has not affected oil flow from South Sudan's oil fields after the two neighboring countries announced resumption in August 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 19:44:28