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Kenya: Tunisia opens foreign mission in Nairobi

Tunisia has opened an embassy in Nairobi as the North African country seeks to boost its ties with Kenya. Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui on a visit in Nairobi unveiled the diplomatic mission Tuesday, alongside his Kenyan counterpart Ababu Namwamba. The two countries established their diplomatic relations in 1963. Namwamba welcomed the inauguration of the mission, […]

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Morocco: New Reshuffled Cabinet Unveiled

King Mohammed VI received Wednesday afternoon at the Royal Palace in Rabat, the members of the new constricted cabinet, led by Head of the Government Saad Eddine El Othmani. As expected, the number of portfolios has been reduced from 39 to 24, resulting in the reduction of portfolios held by the five political parties forming […]

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Support ‘winds of change’ in DR Congo to consolidate positive developments, urges UN mission chief

Winds of change are blowing on DR Congo, said Leila Zerrougui, head of the UN Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), listing some of these developments which have occurred since the installation of new President Félix Tshisekedi this past January, and urging the entire DRC political class to support these winds of change. “Regional diplomatic […]

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Guterres: Security Council’s African alliances ‘needed and appreciated more than ever’

The Security Council’s strong engagement with its Member States, partner organizations and institutions in conflict prevention efforts on the African continent is needed “more than ever”, the Secretary-General told the 15-member peace and security body on Monday. Seeing the eradication of conflict across Africa, “depends on the engagement of the parties involved”, and prevention and […]

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Egypt: Rice production to meet local demand until end of current financial budget

Egypt is expected to produce 4 million tons of the T rice, enough to cover national needs over current financial budget that ends June 30 next year, Reuters reports. The yield, according to Alaa Khalil, the head of the crop institute of the ministry surpasses last year harvest put at 2.7 million tons. Egypt, Reuters […]

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US Offers $5 Million Bounty for Arrest of Polisario’s ex-Member Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui

American authorities announced on Friday a $5 million reward for information leading to the location, the identification, the arrest or conviction of Adnan Abou Walid al-Sahraoui, an ex-member of the polisario separatist group, supported by Algeria, and current chief of ISIS in Great Sahara (ISIS-GS).   Al Sahraoui terror group has claimed responsibility for the […]

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Cameroon’s opposition leader walks free from jail

Cameroon’s main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto has walked free from prison last weekend, nine months after his arrest. A military court in the country’s capital, Yaounde, ordered the former presidential candidate’s release on Saturday at the behest of President Paul Biya. The activists of the Movement for the Renaissance of Cameroon (MRC) celebrated the release […]

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Sudan: Women football league kicks off first time ever after 30 years of dictatorship

Sudan: Women football league kicks off first time ever after 30 years of dictatorship

Sudan’s women football league made its debut Monday for the first ever, less tan year after a revolution ended 30 years of dictatorship of former leader Omar Beshir, Le360.ma reports.   The opening match opposing Tahadi and Difaa was took place in Khartoum stadium in the presence of the Sport Minister Wala Essam and several […]

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Sudan: UN agencies in campaign to protect 1.6 million from cholera

UN agencies, mainly WHO and UNICEF, are working with the authorities in Sudan to protect more than one million people from cholera, an infectious disease, which can kill within hours if left untreated. So far, there have been 215 confirmed cases, including eight deaths, since an outbreak was declared in Blue Nile state on September […]

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Mali: 25 soldiers killed in attacks by suspected jihadists

Suspected jihadists have killed about twenty-five Malian soldiers after they attacked two army camps in central Mali on Monday, the government said in a statement. According to the government, the attacks targeted the military posts at Boulkessi and Mondoro. “Among the ranks of the FAMA (Malian armed forces) the provisional toll is 25 killed, four […]

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