Category: Africa

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 ...

staffFebruary 24, 2018

Death toll from Somalia blasts rises to 45

The death toll from twin car bomb blasts in the Somali capital late on Friday has risen to 45 from ...

staffFebruary 22, 2018

Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing ...