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Suhur, traditional pre-fasting meal during Ramadan in Egypt

A man serves food for the traditional pre-fasting meal, known as Suhur, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Giza, Egypt, on May 29, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/30 9:53:21

UN, EU struggle to help returning Senegalese migrants run sustainable businesses

When Fatou Kine's failed attempt to reach Europe left her jobless and penniless in Algeria, she turned to an agency that helps migrants return home.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/5/29 20:53:40

Kenyans laud government swoop on corruption suspects

Kenyans have lauded their government as it takes decisive action against public workers and business people accused of corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/29 19:00:47

More awareness urged to stem Ebola spread in DR Congo

More awareness is being urged among the population of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) amid the rising number of suspected and confirmed cases of Ebola in the northwestern part of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/29 11:47:55

Algeria to repatriate 105 terrorists to Mali

Algeria will repatriate 105 Malian terrorists, local media reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/29 9:24:21

Recording history

A passerby takes photos of flooded streets after Cyclone Mekunu hit Salalah, Oman on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/27 22:48:40

Tunisia's Djerba Island expects more int'l visitors in upcoming summer time

In the north corner of Djerba, the largest island of North Africa, the Abrials from France parked their car on the coast facing the Mediterranean Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/27 9:35:27

Egyptian court orders one-month ban on YouTube over Prophet Muhammad video

Egypt's top administrative court ordered on Saturday to block YouTube streaming website for one month over hosting a video that denigrates Prophet Muhammad of Islam, the Egyptian lawyer who filed the lawsuit told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/27 6:29:18

South Sudan says US sanctions emboldening rebels to stall at peace talks

US sanctions on the South Sudanese government are emboldening rebels to stall at peace talks, a South Sudanese official said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/26 23:39:04

Death toll rises to 22 in fatal road accident in Uganda

Three more people succumbed to critical injuries, raising the death toll of the Friday night deadly road accident to 22 in Uganda's midwestern district of Kiryandongo, police said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/26 23:02:51

S. African president initiates probe into corruption-ridden gov't departments

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday initiated a large-scale investigation into widespread corruption in a number of local and national government departments.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/26 14:31:23

50 dead in boat accident in DR Congo

Fifty people died in a boat accident on a river in remote northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/25 22:58:40

New death case confirmed of Ebola in DRC

A new death of a confirmed case of Ebola was reported on Thursday in the Bikoro Health Zone in Equateur province, southwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the Ministry of Health.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 10:16:40

At least 49 people dead as ship sinks in northwest DRC

At least 49 people died after a ship sank on Wednesday night in the Congo River in northwest part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Governor of Tshuapa province Mboyo Iluka said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/25 9:57:32

Ebola threat

A man washes his hands with water from a dispenser containing water mixed with disinfectant at the Congo Air Market on the airport road in the east of Mbandaka on Wednesday. An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear “potential to expand,” WHO warned Wednesday, amid news three people infected with the deadly virus had fled a local hospital.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/24 23:03:43

Zambian president pardons 464 prisoners as part of Africa Freedom Day commemoration

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday pardoned 464 prisoners as part of the commemoration of this year's Africa Freedom Day which falls on May 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 22:44:56

Two missing patients infected with Ebola found dead in DRC: MSF

Two missing Ebola patients died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a health worker with Medecins Sans Frontieres' (MSF) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 15:42:33

25 killed, 27 missing after tropical cyclone hits Somaliland

At least 25 people were killed and 27 others missing after tropical cyclone Sagar caused heavy rains and flooding in Somaliland in northern Somalia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 11:18:08