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Global experts underscore investments in energy sector in Somalia

International energy experts are meeting in Mogadishu on Wednesday to discuss investment opportunities in Somalia's sustainable energy sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 1:53:34

Nigeria mourns death of 26 citizens in Mediterranean sea

The Nigerian government on Tuesday described the death of 26 of its citizens in Mediterranean sea as most unfortunate and tragic.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 7:49:17

AU to withdraw 1,000 troops from Somalia by end of December

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) announced on Tuesday that some 1,000 soldiers will be withdrawn from Somalia by Dec. 31 in line with African Union and UN Security Council resolutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 7:45:09

70,000 people displaced by new violence in DR Congo: UN report

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNHCR) reported Tuesday that a recent mission in Tanganyika in southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) found more than 70,000 displaced people by renewed violence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 6:22:06

4 female suicide bombers killed in NE Nigeria

Security operatives shot dead two female suicide bombers, while two others blew themselves up in a failed attempt to sneak into Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri early Tuesday, the police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 2:29:47

Mugabe fires vice president, clears wife’s succession

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday, the government said, as the veteran leader appeared to clear the way for his wife Grace to succeed him.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 22:31:58

Petitions filed to challenge Kenyan president's re-election win

Two petitions have been filed against the re-election win of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, delaying the intended swearing-in of Kenyatta who was re-elected the head of state in polls on Oct. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 21:25:17

Diarrhea outbreak infects 200 people in Ethiopia's second largest city

An Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) disease in Ethiopia's second largest city Dire Dawa, 446 km east of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa has infected 200 people since September, an Ethiopian official said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 7:50:30

Sudanese president vows to step down in 2020

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday vowed to step down by end of his presidential term in 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 7:46:52

Egyptian rights lawyer announces running for president in 2018

Egyptian rights and opposition lawyer Khaled Ali announced his intention to run for president in the 2018 elections, he told a press conference on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 7:41:08

Egypt targets at complete elimination of illegal immigration: FM

The Egyptian foreign minister said Monday that Egypt is host to some five million immigrants and that his country managed to completely eliminate illegal immigration via its sea coasts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 1:31:45

Morocco arrests suspect for attempting to set fire in restaurant

Moroccan police arrested on Sunday a suspect for attempting to set fire in a restaurant frequently visited by tourists in the northern city of Larach.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/6 9:29:33

DR Congo presidential election scheduled for December 2018

The next presidential election for the Democratic Republic of Congo will take place on Dec. 23, 2018, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/6 9:19:26

Chinese embassy, Sudanese NGO to distribute shelter materials for Sudanese affected by rains, floods

The Chinese Embassy in Khartoum on Sunday launched a joint project with a local non-governmental organization (NGO) for distributing shelter materials to about 1,000 families affected by recent rains and floods in Sudan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 23:41:31

Huge drug haul

Members of Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Sudan’s controversial counter-insurgency unit, show on Sunday in Khartoum sacks of hashish that were captured in the state of South Darfur a week earlier. About 19 tons of hashish was seized after an RSF unit ambushed a gang of smugglers that was transporting the drugs to Khartoum. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/5 22:23:39

IS claims responsibility for suicide attack against security HQ in Yemen's Aden

The Islamic State (IS) group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack against the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the security headquarters in the Yemeni southern port city of Aden.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 20:39:40

Suicide attack kills 8 at security headquarters in Yemen's Aden

A suicide car bomb killed eight soldiers in Yemen's temporary capital of Aden city in front of the well-guarded headquarters of the security forces on Sunday, a police official told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 17:13:44

Zambian president under fire for alledgely threatening judges

Zambian President Edgar Lungu came under attack on Friday over his remarks to intimidate judges presiding in a case over his eligibility to contest the 2021 elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 11:37:56