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Kenya's Kenyatta to be sworn in for second term

Kenyan president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta is set to take the oath of office on Tuesday in front of foreign dignitaries and thousands of supporters who already started streaming into the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 16:01:47

Zimbabwe's new president Mnangagwa dissolves cabinet

Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, dissolved the cabinet on Monday and said he is in the process of assembling a new team of cabinet ministers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 8:37:52

African Union to cooperate with Libya against illegal immigration

African Union said on Monday that it was willing to cooperate with Libya on fighting against illegal immigration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 8:35:54

Sudan announces arrest of tribal leader in Darfur

Sudan's Defence Ministry on Monday announced the arrest of Sheikh Musa Hilal, an important tribal leader in Sudan's Darfur region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 8:32:37

Zimbabwe police, army patrol together after Mugabe's ouster

Zimbabwe's police and army will stage joint patrols as the country returns to normal after an army takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's resignation, the authorities announced Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/27 23:28:40

China confident in Zimbabwe's development as new president takes office

China Monday voiced confidence in Zimbabwe's national development as the country's new president pledged to protect international investment in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/27 19:18:58

Somali PM appoints new defense minister

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Sunday appointed Mohamed Mursal Sheikh as the new minister of defense following the resignation of former defense minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed in October.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/26 20:52:50

China's enduring support transforms lives of rural poor in Zimbabwe

"I love China and their people. They are absolutely brilliant," Paul Mattison, a farmer in Nyabira just outside Zimbabwe's capital city Harare said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/26 20:49:47

World leaders, officials denounce Egypt's deadliest attack at Sinai mosque

World leaders and officials have strongly condemned Friday deadly terrorist attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, which claimed the lives of at least 305 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/26 19:13:54

Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 305, attackers carry IS flag: prosecutor

The death toll in a terrorist attack on a mosque on Friday in Egypt's North Sinai has risen to 305 killed, including 27 children, and 128 others were wounded, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 22:51:10

Survivors recount horrible scenes of Egypt mosque attack

"The whole thing started with a grenade thrown from the window, then masked militants rushed into the mosque, showering us with bullets, leaving dead bodies scattered everywhere," Mohamed Ali described the Friday attack on a mosque that killed 305 people in Egypt's North Sinai.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/26 7:39:50

Egypt's mosque attackers carry IS flag: prosecutor

Attackers of the mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province were carrying Islamic State (IS) flag, official MENA news agency reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 20:17:10

Kenya condemns terror attack in Egypt

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday condemned the Friday terrorist attack on a mosque in Egypt that has left 305 people dead.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 20:15:00

Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 305 killed: prosecutor

The death toll in a terrorist attack on a mosque on Friday in Egypt's North Sinai has risen to 305 killed, including 27 children, and 128 others were wounded, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 19:08:52

Morocco strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt's Sinai

Morocco's King Mohammed VI condemned Saturday the "cowardly" terrorist attack that targeted worshippers of a mosque in the Egyptian city of Al-Arish.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 19:07:43

Egypt court sentences 7 to death over terrorism charges

An Egyptian court on Saturday has sentenced seven people to death for joining the Islamic State (IS) in Libya and contributing in beheading 21 Copts, official news agency MENA reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 17:51:18

Trump speaks with Egyptian, Turkish presidents over Sinai attack, Syria by phone

US President Donald Trump Friday spoke with Egyptian and Turkish presidents over phone about Friday's deadly mosque attack in Egypt and the Syrian issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 13:46:39

UN condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

The Security Council and the UN secretary-general on Friday condemned the terrorist attack in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula that killed 235 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 13:46:20