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  • Angola: Morocco Shows Artistic Village in Luanda Biennale
    on 20/09/2019 at 13:38

    [ANGOP] Luanda -An Artistic Village showing Morocco's traditions and artisanal handicrafts was unveiled last Thursday, in the ambit of the Luanda Biennale, happening under the motto Pan-African Forum for a Culture of Peace.

  • Egypt: Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Presents Credentials to Al Chief
    on 20/09/2019 at 10:21

    [Focac] Liao said that China and the AL hold the comprehensive strategic partnership and China has paid high attention to the AL which plays an important role in regional and international affairs.

  • Rwanda: Over 70 Refugees Ready to Be Evacuated From Libya
    on 20/09/2019 at 06:12

    [New Times] The Rwandan government has approved a list of 75 refugees and asylum-seekers and they will soon be airlifted to Rwanda from Libya, it has emerged.

  • Tunisia: Former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali Dies, Aged 83
    on 20/09/2019 at 04:35

    [Deutsche Welle] Dictator, human rights abuser and a friend of the West: Ben Ali ruled Tunisia for more than 20 years. And he became the first despot to be deposed in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

  • North Africa: Morocco and Western Sahara - A Decades-Long War of Attrition
    on 20/09/2019 at 04:25

    [The Conversation Africa] It's been more than 40 years since Morocco claimed sovereignty over Western Sahara, setting off a conflict that seems no closer to resolution.

  • South Africa/Egypt: SA U-23 Men's Afcon Draw to Held in Alexandria (Egypt) Next Month
    on 19/09/2019 at 13:46

    [SAFA] 19 September 2019 - The draw for the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 tournament will take place on Thursday, 3 October 2019.

  • Egypt: Al-Sisi Affirms Egypt full Support to Sudan
    on 19/09/2019 at 11:25

    [SNA] - Egyptian President, Abdul Fatah Al-Sisi met, Wednesday, Prime Minister, Dr. Abdulla Hamdouk in the presence of the Egyptian Prime Minister and a number of ministers.

  • Sudan: Sudan - Egypt Cooperation Discussed
    on 19/09/2019 at 11:14

    [SNA] Cairo -Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Badawi has pointed out that there are great spheres of cooperation between Sudan and Egypt that would enable them to establish major strategic projects for the interest of the people of the two countries.

  • Egypt: Dr. Hamdok Returns Home After Visit to Cairo
    on 19/09/2019 at 09:11

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, Wednesday evening returned home from Cairo after an official one-day visit during which he held talks with the Egyptian President, Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi, and the Prime Minister, Dr. Mustafa Madboli.

  • Sudan: Sudanese and Egyptian Sides Hold Talks in Cairo
    on 19/09/2019 at 09:11

    [SNA] Cairo -A plenary sitting of talks was held Wednesday in Cairo between the Sudanese and Egyptian sides, co-headed by the Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, and his Egyptian counterpart, Dr. Mustafa Madboli.

  • Sudan: Sudan and Egypt Discuss Electricity Connection Projects - Minister of Finance
    on 19/09/2019 at 09:11

    [SNA] Cairo -Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Ibrahim AL Badawi said, talks that held on Wednesday at council of ministers premises in Cairo between Sudan and Egypt delegations, headed by Prime Minister Abd Allah Hamdok and his Egyptian counterpart Mustafa Modbuli, focused on various issues of concern, between the two people, particularly the electricity connection projects.

  • Sudan: Prime Minister Hamdok Visits Egypt, U.S.
    on 19/09/2019 at 09:09

    [SudaNow] Prime Minister, Dr Abdalla Hamdok, arrived to Cairo, Egypt, where he has conferred with President Abdul Fatah Sisi, on bilateral relations and the most recent developments in the Sudan.

  • Morocco: A Trial Under the Spotlight
    on 19/09/2019 at 09:01

    [HRW] Her smile was striking, wide and slightly ironic. Sitting up straight on the defendants' bench in a court in Rabat, Morocco on Monday this week, Hajar Raissouni was not letting the situation get her down.

  • Nigeria: Western Sahara - Nigeria to Halt Sardine, Fertilizer Importation From Morocco
    on 19/09/2019 at 07:00

    [Vanguard] The Nigerian Movement for the Liberation of Western Sahara, has said it has began processes to halt the importation of sardines and other goods as part of sanctions on Morocco to end continued exploitation of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic.

  • Sudan: Official Talks Between Sudan and Egypt Start in Cairo
    on 18/09/2019 at 14:16

    [SNA] Cairo -Sudan and Egypt Wednesday started official talks at the premises of the Egyptian Council of Ministers, co-headed by the Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, and the Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr. Mustafa Madboli.

  • Tunisia: Outsiders Set for Runoff Elections Amid Voter Discontent
    on 18/09/2019 at 07:45

    [VOA] Tunisia's independent electoral commission Tuesday confirmed the stunning victories of two political outsiders in the first round of presidential voting -- results seen as a major rebuff of the post-revolution political establishment.Final results place law professor Kais Saied and business tycoon Nabil Karoui in first and second place respectively, capturing more than 18% and 16% of the vote. They now face a runoff in what is Tunisia's second-only free and democratic presidential election.

  • Libya: Ocean Viking Charity Vessel Rescues 109 Migrants in Mediterranean
    on 18/09/2019 at 04:39

    [Deutsche Welle] The charity vessel's mission continued, as a second operation brought the total number of people rescued to more than 100. The boat is one of many carrying out such missions in the Mediterranean.

  • Tunisia: Presidential Election - Political Outsiders Head For Runoff
    on 18/09/2019 at 04:33

    [Deutsche Welle] An imprisoned populist who owns a TV channel and a reserved law professor are the two leading candidates. The vote has been widely seen as a stress test for Tunisia's fledgling democracy.

  • East Africa: African Refugees Cautiously Hopeful Over Their Relocation to Rwanda
    on 17/09/2019 at 15:44

    [East African] African refugees and asylum seekers who have been stranded in Libya for over three years will soon be voluntarily relocated to Rwanda.

  • Africa: Nile Dam Project - Talks Stall Between Egypt and Ethiopia
    on 17/09/2019 at 14:07

    [Deutsche Welle] Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the filling and operating of the multi-billion dollar project.

  • Egypt: UN - Address Egypt's Assault On Rights
    on 17/09/2019 at 11:27

    [HRW] Geneva -The United Nations Human Rights Council should use the upcoming review of Egypt's human rights records to address unprecedented levels of repression, 18 organizations including Human Rights Watch said today in an open letter to the council's member countries.

  • Sudan: Opposition to Parley With Rebel Alliance in Egypt
    on 17/09/2019 at 08:18

    [Radio Dabanga] Cairo -The Egyptian capital of Cairo is set to witness the meeting of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) and Sudan Call alliance of opposition parties at the invitation of the Egyptian government on September 20.

  • Tunisia: 2019 Presidential Polls - Zbidi in Sfax for Election Campaign
    on 16/09/2019 at 13:44

    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -National Defence Minister and independent Presidential candidate Abdelkarim Zbidi held a meeting at the international fair of Sfax closing his electoral campaign.

  • Tunisia: RSF's Press Freedom Appeal to Tunisia's Presidential Candidates
    on 16/09/2019 at 13:44

    [RSF] By Christophe Deloire, RSF secretary-general, and Souhaieb Khayati, director of RSF's Tunis bureau

  • Tunisia: Ironing Out the Kinks in Tunisia's New Democracy
    on 16/09/2019 at 13:43

    [RFI] While the majority of people across the Middle East, North Africa region sing the praises of the Arab Spring revolution for bringing down dictatorships and ushering in democracy, there are some who think the movement has gone too far in a too short a time, particularly in Tunisia.

  • Tunisia: Tunisia Votes in Second Democratic Presidential Election
    on 16/09/2019 at 13:43

    [RFI] Polling stations have opened in Tunisia, where over seven million people are registered to vote in Sunday's presidential election. It's the second time Tunisians will decide their next president since the 2011 revolution that put an end to autocratic rule. Here's what to expect in today's voting.

  • Tunisia: Optimism for Tunisia's Democracy Despite Low Voter Turnout
    on 16/09/2019 at 13:41

    [RFI] Tunisia has wrapped up its first round of presidential elections with turnout low at 45 percent. Despite a drop compared to the country's first democratic presidential election in 2014, there is optimism among voters, particularly younger ones, remain optimistic.

  • Tunisia: Tunisia Election - Political Outsiders Headed to Runoff
    on 16/09/2019 at 13:03

    [Deutsche Welle] An imprisoned populist who owns a TV channel and a reserved law professor are the two leading candidates. The vote has been widely seen as a stress test for Tunisia's fledgling democracy.

  • Libya: IOM Repatriates More Than 100 Stranded Migrants
    on 16/09/2019 at 08:24

    [VOA] Geneva -The International Organization for Migration reports it has repatriated 127 African and Asian migrants stranded in Libya under difficult, brutal conditions.

  • Tunisia: Voters Cast Ballots in Presidential Election
    on 16/09/2019 at 04:44

    [VOA] Tunis -Tunisians voted Sunday to select their next president among some two dozen candidates with unofficial results suggesting two outsider candidates are ahead.

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