Libya: UN Mission urged warring parties to reach agreement

Libya: UN Mission urged warring parties to reach agreement

The United Nations envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon called the Libyan parties to reach a peaceful solution to the problems in the country as soon as possible to remove the threat of ...

New rebel movement emerged in S/Sudan

New rebel movement emerged in S/Sudan

New rebellion movement has announced itself in South Sudan which plunged into civil war one year ago, a top government official confirmed on Saturday.The South Sudanese minister of ...

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi’s trial resumes

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi’s trial resumes

The trial of the former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and that of 35 other leaders and members of the Muslim Brotherhood has resumed Saturday in Cairo, judicial source disclosed ...

Sudan: Partial curfew in Khartoum after protests

Sudan: Partial curfew in Khartoum after protests

The Sudanese police have imposed a partial curfew in the Sudanese capital Khartoum as wide demonstrations started on Friday and continued in Saturday over land ...

Sudan: Police deployed in Khartoum over opposition threats to boycott polls

Sudan: Police deployed in Khartoum over opposition threats to boycott polls

The Sudanese capital Khartoum has witnessed heavy police and security organs deployment as the opposition parties announced a campaign to boycott the coming elections scheduled to ...

Nigeria: Court stops deployment of soldiers for election security

Nigeria: Court stops deployment of soldiers for election security

The Federal High Court in Sokoto, north west Nigeria on Friday annulled the use of the military for election duty across Nigeria.The court in northwest Nigeria ruled on the age long ...

Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

One student of al-Azhar University was killed and five other individuals injured in Sharqiya Governorate, northern Egypt following protests held in support of former President ...

Libya: UN Mission urged warring parties to reach agreement

The United Nations envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon called the Libyan parties to reach a peaceful solution to the problems in the country as soon as possible to remove the threat of terrorism.In a press statement on Friday, Leon said that the political situation is very difficult and several areas of the country have seen increasing attacks during the last period. He added that Libya suffers from several ...

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New rebel movement emerged in S/Sudan

New rebellion movement has announced itself in South Sudan which plunged into civil war one year ago, a top government official confirmed on Saturday.The South Sudanese minister of Defense Koul Manyang admitted the formation of the new rebel movement in Western Equatoria state, separate from the armed opposition faction led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar. “We received reports that such a thing ...

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Egypt: Mohamed Morsi’s trial resumes

The trial of the former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and that of 35 other leaders and members of the Muslim Brotherhood has resumed Saturday in Cairo, judicial source disclosed in the Egyptian capital. The Criminal Court in Cairo must complete on Saturday the hearing of the accused's defense in this case. At the previous hearing, Mr. Morsi had accused the current Egyptian president, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi ...

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Sudan: Partial curfew in Khartoum after protests

The Sudanese police have imposed a partial curfew in the Sudanese capital Khartoum as wide demonstrations started on Friday and continued in Saturday over land ownership.Eyewitnesses said that the demonstrations were erupted in Alshajara, Alhamadab, and Alamab residential areas after the authorities confiscated some lands in the area. The witnesses confirmed that the police have dispersed the protests on ...

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Sudan: Police deployed in Khartoum over opposition threats to boycott polls

The Sudanese capital Khartoum has witnessed heavy police and security organs deployment as the opposition parties announced a campaign to boycott the coming elections scheduled to take place in April.The Sudanese opposition alliance of the National Consensus Forces (NCF) has announced a campaign to boycott the general elections which will be launched under the slogan “Leave� to the Sudanese president ...

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Nigeria: Court stops deployment of soldiers for election security

The Federal High Court in Sokoto, north west Nigeria on Friday annulled the use of the military for election duty across Nigeria.The court in northwest Nigeria ruled on the age long controversy and declared use of soldiers as unconstitutional. Justice Mohammed Rilwan ruled that other than for the purposes of protecting the nation's territorial integrity, no constitutional provision allows for the deployment ...

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Egypt: Student killed in pro-Morsi protests

One student of al-Azhar University was killed and five other individuals injured in Sharqiya Governorate, northern Egypt following protests held in support of former President Mohamed Morsi on Friday.A security source said dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters staged a march in Sharqiya, where they faced off with the city's residents. The ministry of Interior announced in a statement on Friday the arrest ...

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Imported babies: Niger judge denies jurisdiction, prosecutor appeals

Deputy Prosecutor, Chaibou Samna announced Friday afternoon, during a press conference that the Public prosecutor's department would appeal the decision of judge who declared that he lacks jurisdiction to make a ruling in the case of the babies “imported” from Nigeria.“The judge's decision is favorable because it is now for us to take care of this appeal, and the notice of Appeal having been already ...

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Egypt army vows to crush North Sinai ‘terrorists

Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has vowed to crush what it called terrorists blamed for the recent upsurge in violence in North Sinai.A SCAF statement on Friday said the army is intensifying operations against all insurgents nationwide in conjunction with the police. Several arrests have been made since Tuesday of alleged Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers who are accused of aiding and ...

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USAID praises Senegal’s maternal, infant mortality interventions

The Senegalese government has been deploying remarkable efforts helping the country reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, according to USAID/Senegal boss, Susan Fine on Friday.“We praise Senegal's efforts to reduce morbidity, maternal, infant and neonatal mortality thanks to her birth-spacing strategy recognized as a major high-impact intervention,� Ms. Fine emphasized. She was taking part in the ...

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