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Six lions escape from Namibia's largest park

Six lions escaped from Namibia's largest game park the Etosha National Park on the night of January 25 and devoured a donkey and cattle in the nearby northern village of Oshivelo, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/27 23:28:07

UN urges rapid measures as desert locusts invade Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) on Sunday urged rapid control measures as Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are invaded by enormous swarms of desert locusts in one of the worst infestation the three African countries have experienced in history.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/27 23:22:46

Pipeline explosion kills at least 2 in Nigeria's economic hub

At least two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation pipeline in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, an official with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 15:09:44

Chinese, South Africans celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Johannesburg

Hundreds of Chinese and South Africans of all ages from different backgrounds gathered together at Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 13:47:35

2,400 Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters reach Libya: monitor

As many as 2,400 Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have so far reached Libya to fight against the east-based army led by Khalifa Haftar, a war monitor reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 8:42:58

Chinese medical team in Namibia treats over 20,000 patients in 18 months

Chinese medical team in Namibia treats over 20,000 patients in 18 months
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 9:08:31

Turkey is sending troops to Libya, Erdogan says

Turkey is sending troops to Libya, Erdogan says
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 18:52:50

Too early to say Libya cease-fire has collapsed: Turkish defense minister

Turkey said on Wednesday it was too early to say whether a cease-fire in Libya had collapsed after Khalifa Haftar, commander of eastern Libyan forces, failed to sign a binding truce accord at talks this week.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/15 23:23:41

Libyan warlord quits peace talks

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar left Moscow on Tuesday without signing a cease-fire agreement aimed at ending nine months of fighting, leaving the future of a fragile truce uncertain.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 22:18:43

Women step forward in push to support African climate scientists

A new program is training African scientists to be leaders in their field, with a focus on meeting the needs of women farmers in adapting to a warming climate.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/14 18:13:41

Tunisia's president, Italian FM discuss Libyan crisis

Tunisian President Kais Saied received on Monday Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio who pays an official visit to Tunisia, the Tunisian presidency said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 9:32:30

Talks between Libyan warring leaders in Moscow go positively: Turkish president

Negotiations between Libya's warring leaders in Moscow are going positively, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 9:26:35

Ethiopian Airlines plans flights to 3 new Chinese destinations

Ethiopia's flag carrier, Ethiopian Airlines is planning to open flights to three new Chinese destinations in further efforts to expand presence in the Chinese market.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 0:16:51

Both sides in Libya conflict accept cease-fire after months of fighting

Both sides in Libya's conflict agreed to a cease-fire that started early Sunday following weeks of international diplomacy and calls for a truce by power brokers Russia and Turkey.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/12 22:18:40

Germany warns of Libya as 'second Syria'

EU leaders met the head of Libya's UN-recognized government Wednesday as they scramble to contain the escalating crisis there, with Germany warning the country could deteriorate into a "second Syria."
Source: AFP | 2020/1/9 21:13:43

FMs of Egypt, France, Greece, Cyprus say Turkey's security deals with Libyan gov't "invalid"

The foreign ministers of Egypt, France, Greece and Cyprus described as "invalid" the two deals signed between Turkey and Libya's UN-backed government on maritime boundaries delimitation and security, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/9 15:43:14

Road accidents kill 138 during festive season in Zimbabwe

At least 138 people died in 1,518 road accidents during the three-week festive period from Dec. 15, 2019 to Jan. 6, 2020, the Zimbabwe Republic Police said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/8 15:43:45

Power-starved Ethiopia rallies around Nile project as Egypt raises objection

Cell phone batteries constantly dying, health centers bereft of modern equipment, a dependence on flashlights after sundown - Kafule Yigzaw experienced all these struggles and more growing up without electricity in rural Ethiopia.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/7 17:28:40