Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Three-day national celebration for the prestigious award conferred to the Gambia government by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is under way in the President's home ...

Egypt’s leader wary of Islamists growing strength

Egypt’s leader wary of Islamists growing strength

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on satudray in his first national address after the latest deadly Sinai attacks "We are facing an organisation at its strongest".Egypt is ...

Ghana: Fans warn soccer team of complacency in quarter final game

Ghana: Fans warn soccer team of complacency in quarter final game

Some Ghanaian soccer fans on Saturday warned the Black Stars to be wary of the Syli Nationals of Guinea in their crucial quarter finals game scheduled for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ...

Sudan orders closure of writers’ union

Sudan orders closure of writers’ union

Sudanese authorities have ordered the closure of the Sudanese writers union (SWU), the union confirmed on Saturday.SWU Secretary General Osman Shenger told APA that the ministry of ...

Egypt’s Sisi establishes unified command to combat terrorism

Egypt’s Sisi establishes unified command to combat terrorism

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi established on Saturday a unified command to combat terrorism east of the Suez Canal, following deadly militant attacks in North Sinai last ...

MSF suspends activities in Sudan

MSF suspends activities in Sudan

The humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended its activities in Sudan to protests the Sudanese government restriction on its work in the conflict zones, ...

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 ...

Gambia: Three-day FAO award celebration kicks off in Kanilai

Three-day national celebration for the prestigious award conferred to the Gambia government by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is under way in the President's home village of Kanilai.The celebration for the honour extended to the Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh and his government, for it effort in reducing hunger and undernourishment from 13.3 percent in 1990-92 to 6 percent in 2012-2014, has begun in ...

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Egypt’s leader wary of Islamists growing strength

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on satudray in his first national address after the latest deadly Sinai attacks "We are facing an organisation at its strongest".Egypt is in a "difficult, strong and evil confrontation" which will take a long time to be resolved, he added. He confirmed that some members of this organisation are now leading certain countries in the world. "Do you think these ...

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Ghana: Fans warn soccer team of complacency in quarter final game

Some Ghanaian soccer fans on Saturday warned the Black Stars to be wary of the Syli Nationals of Guinea in their crucial quarter finals game scheduled for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.Black Stars who are seemingly winning their lost support base back after beaten Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the group stage are billed to crash with the Guineans on Sunday and many soccer ...

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Sudan orders closure of writers’ union

Sudanese authorities have ordered the closure of the Sudanese writers union (SWU), the union confirmed on Saturday.SWU Secretary General Osman Shenger told APA that the ministry of Culture informed them via letter that it is revoking its license. Mr. Shenger said that the letter effectively means they can no longer continue their activities. He stated that the ministry attributed the decision to SWU ...

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Egypt’s Sisi establishes unified command to combat terrorism

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi established on Saturday a unified command to combat terrorism east of the Suez Canal, following deadly militant attacks in North Sinai last Thursday.Sisi promoted Third Field Army Commander Osama Roshdy Askar to lieutenant general, who will be in charge of the command. Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces announced the presidential decree establishing the ...

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MSF suspends activities in Sudan

The humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended its activities in Sudan to protests the Sudanese government restriction on its work in the conflict zones, reports said on Saturday.The Brussels-based operational centre of MSF has accused the Sudanese authorities of systematically denial access to people trapped in conflict zones. “Whether we ask for access through dialogue and ...

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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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