Egypt: Mubarak’s sons released from prison- security sources

Egypt: Mubarak’s sons released from prison- security sources

The Two sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison early on Monday, said security sources.The Cairo Criminal Court ordered last week the release of ...

Botswana leader blames Asian market for increase in animal poaching

Botswana leader blames Asian market for increase in animal poaching

Botswana President Ian Khama on Monday said that the Asian market was to blame for increase in poaching activities in the Southern Africa region. Speaking at the refurbishment of ...

New round of Libyan national dialogue in Geneva to start today

New round of Libyan national dialogue in Geneva to start today

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya announced Sunday evening the convening of new round of dialogue between Libyan parties in Geneva on Monday, reports said on Monday.The ...

Egypt: 18 killed, 80 injured in protests

Egypt: 18 killed, 80 injured in protests

Eighteen people were killed and 80 others were injured in nationwide violence marking the fourth anniversary of the January 2011 uprising on Sunday, the Health Ministry spokesman ...

Press focuses on May 29 handover date, US election warning, pelting of Jonathan’s convoy

Press focuses on May 29 handover date, US election warning, pelting of Jonathan’s convoy

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's commitment to May 29 handover in compliance with election guideline, the United States' warning on violence-free elections and controversial ...

12 Brotherhood members arrested in Cairo

12 Brotherhood members arrested in Cairo

Security forces guarding Tahrir Sqaure in Cairo and surrounding areas have arrested 12 Muslim Brotherhood members, the Interior Ministry claimed in a statement on Sunday.According ...

CAR govt condemns minister’s kidnapping, opens probe

CAR govt condemns minister’s kidnapping, opens probe

The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) has unequivocally condemned the kidnapping on Sunday morning of Youth and Sports Minister, Armel Ningatoloum and immediately ...

Egypt: Mubarak’s sons released from prison- security sources

The Two sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison early on Monday, said security sources.The Cairo Criminal Court ordered last week the release of the two sons of the ousted former president Hosni Mubarak, ahead of the January 25 anniversary of the 2011 uprising that overthrew him. The decision sparked furious reactions from many in Egypt who viewed the Mubarak sons as ...

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Botswana leader blames Asian market for increase in animal poaching

Botswana President Ian Khama on Monday said that the Asian market was to blame for increase in poaching activities in the Southern Africa region. Speaking at the refurbishment of Khama Rhino Sanctuaryin north-eastern Botswana, the President said “you are all aware of the threat to the rhino in the region by poachers feeding foreign markets in Asia.� He said rhinos, like other wildlife, must not be looked ...

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New round of Libyan national dialogue in Geneva to start today

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya announced Sunday evening the convening of new round of dialogue between Libyan parties in Geneva on Monday, reports said on Monday.The Mission said in a statement that the call came in the wake of extensive consultations with all parties concerned with the Libyan crises. The mission pointed out that the session comes within the main political track which was ...

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Egypt: 18 killed, 80 injured in protests

Eighteen people were killed and 80 others were injured in nationwide violence marking the fourth anniversary of the January 2011 uprising on Sunday, the Health Ministry spokesman said.At least ten of the deaths and 17 of the injuries took place in the Matariya district alone, east of Cairo, Khaled al-Khatib, head of the health ministry's critical care unit said in a statement. Interior Ministry Spokesman ...

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Press focuses on May 29 handover date, US election warning, pelting of Jonathan’s convoy

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's commitment to May 29 handover in compliance with election guideline, the United States' warning on violence-free elections and controversial pelting of Jonathan's convoy in Bauchi are the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Monday. The Guardian newspaper said that doubts over the forthcoming general elections were cleared on Sunday as Jonathan assured that the May ...

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12 Brotherhood members arrested in Cairo

Security forces guarding Tahrir Sqaure in Cairo and surrounding areas have arrested 12 Muslim Brotherhood members, the Interior Ministry claimed in a statement on Sunday.According to the ministry, security forces dispersed citizens who gathered at the square to "celebrate" the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising and caught the dozen Brotherhood members, who infiltrated the rally. The ministry added one ...

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CAR govt condemns minister’s kidnapping, opens probe

The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) has unequivocally condemned the kidnapping on Sunday morning of Youth and Sports Minister, Armel Ningatoloum and immediately announced opening an inquiry on the incident. The minister was driving a car in the company of his family in a district of Bangui when bikers ordered him out of the vehicle and to follow them. Since then, there has been no news of ...

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Egypt: 16 killed in Sunday protests – Health Ministry

The death toll from Sunday's protests in Egypt has risen to 16, said the spokesperson of Health Ministry, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.The protests were called to commemorate the 2011 uprising which overthrew former leader Hosni Mubarak. Cairo alone saw 13 deaths, two in Beheira and one in Alexandria, Ghaffer said. "Two died in Beheira after the explosion of an IED they were trying to plant, and two were killed in ...

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Motorcyclists kidnap CAR Youth Minister

The Central African Youth and Sports Minister Armel Sayo Ningatoloum, who was driving a car in the company of his family has been kidnapped in the Galabadjia neighborhood of the 8th Borough of the capital Bangui by a group of bikers.The abductors Sunday morning pulled Ningatoloum out of his vehicle before spiriting him away to an unknown location. According to some sources, the captors are suspected members ...

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Australia pledges support to stem Nigeria insurgency

Australia has pledged its support to Nigeria to defeat a five-year insurgency being waged by the militant group Boko Haram.The Australian High Commissioner, Mr Jonathan Richardson, told journalists at the celebration of Australia Day on Saturday in Abuja that terrorism is a global scourge which needs to be defeated. Richardson said that Australia was offering its support through the Office of the National ...

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