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Renewable energy more available in Morocco with rising share in power structure

The share of renewable energy in Morocco's electric power production reached 34 percent by the end of 2017, local media reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 23:03:23

Egypt moves Ramses II statue to Grand Egyptian Museum's atrium for later soft opening

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities moved on Thursday the 3,200-year-old giant colossus of ancient Egyptian King Ramses II from its storage place at the under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to its atrium in preparation for the GEM soft opening later this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 13:35:47

Libya's Higher Council of State postpones session for security reasons

The Tripoli-based Libyan Higher Council of State postponed a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank and the head of the Audit Bureau on security grounds.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 8:03:59

Egyptian, US foreign ministers discuss Syrian crisis via phone call

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his US counterpart Rex Tillerson urged on Wednesday for more efforts to reach a political solution to the Syrian crisis that is accepted by all Syrian parties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 7:57:45

African campaigners urge closer ties with China to boost wildlife conservation

China's robust engagement with African countries is key to enhancing protection of iconic wildlife species grappling with threats linked to human activities and climatic stresses, campaigners have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 0:17:37

Shadows amid destruction

Libyans check the aftermath of an explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday. The death toll following a double car bomb attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi night has risen to at least 34, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/24 22:53:41

Death toll of Libya car bomb attacks rises to 22

The death toll of the double car bomb attacks that hit the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday has risen to more than 22, according to a medical source.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 10:10:28

Egypt excludes ex-army chief of staff from voters database

The Egyptian election authority announced on Tuesday excluding the name of former army chief of staff Sami Anan, who seeks to join the 2018 presidential race, from the eligible voters database, the Egyptian state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 8:14:26

30th AU summit kicks off with envoys session

Under the framework of the 30th African Union (AU) summit, the 35th ordinary session of the AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) officially opened on Monday at the headquarter of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 8:43:24

Liberia's new president takes office

Liberia's new president George Weah took the oath of office on Monday with a vow to bolster the weak economy and to eradicate corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 7:51:38

Trial of Angola's former vice president begins in Portugal

The corruption trial of Manuel Vicente, the former vice-president of Angola, began in Lisbon on Monday, with the case immediately being split in two.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 7:50:39

Religious extremist killed in operation by Tunisia's special units

A second religious extremist was shot dead Saturday night near Samama Mountain in Tunisia's central-western province of Kasserine, Tunisian Ministry of Interior announced Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/22 9:33:04

Five dead in DR Congo protest crackdown: UN

At least five people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN said, as the authorities cracked down on a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/21 23:18:39

Algeria hosts Western Mediterranean FMs conference

The Algerian Foreign Ministry said Saturday that Algeria will host the 14th Foreign Ministers Conference of Western Mediterranean 5+5 Dialogue on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 8:41:27

Egypt's Sisi to run for president in 2018 elections

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi announced on Friday that he will run for re-election in the presidential elections scheduled in March.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 8:08:11

UN says 95 aid workers killed in South Sudan in 4 years

Some 95 aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since the beginning of the crisis in December 2013, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:38:19

Kenya's Obiri lays mark in Ostrava Gala, launches World Indoor campaign

World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will display her prowess and preparedness for the World Indoor Championships when she competes in the 3,000m at the Czech Indoor Gala on Jan 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 17:22:58

Zimbabwean president encourages his compatriots abroad to invest at home

Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday invited Zimbabwean businessmen in Mozambique to go back to invest in their own homeland, whose economy has been going south and is in need of fresh cash.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 10:49:32