Category: Africa

staffApril 23, 2018

Air strike on Yemen wedding kills 20

At least 20 people attending a wedding party in northern Yemen, including the bride, are reported to have been killed ...

staffApril 11, 2018

Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down ...

staffApril 3, 2018

UN raises $2 billion in Yemen appeal

GENEVA – The United Nations raised more than $2 billion Tuesday to help civilians in Yemen, with half the funds ...

staffApril 1, 2018

Egypt media body fines newspaper over election coverage

CAIRO – Egypt’s media regulatory body has fined an Egyptian newspaper 150,000 Egyptian pounds ($8,527.5) and called for an investigation ...

staffMarch 24, 2018

Egypt scraps Mubarak ruling over telecoms shutdown

CAIRO – An Egyptian court Saturday scrapped a ruling to fine ousted president Hosni Mubarak and two top aides for ...

staffMarch 22, 2018

Nigerian father’s pain as daughter flies to Abuja

The father of a schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria has described the pain of losing his daughter again. ...

staffMarch 19, 2018

Egypt: 4 troops, 36 Islamic militants killed in Sinai battle

CAIRO – Egypt’s military says four troops and 36 Islamic militants have died in the past five days of fighting ...

staffMarch 10, 2018

Egypt president’s sole opponent holds small rally in Cairo

CAIRO – A small group of people have gathered in support of the sole candidate running against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah ...

staffMarch 6, 2018

Egypt seeks investment during MBS visit

CAIRO – Egypt gave a warm welcome to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al-Saud Monday, with military fanfare ...

staffMarch 4, 2018

Egypt president’s opponent organizes rally, no one shows up

CAIRO – The sole candidate running against Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in this month’s national election has attempted to organize ...