Monday, August 2, 2021

Africa

Six ACF charity workers abducted in Nigeria

Charitable Action Against Hunger (ACF) Thursday confirmed that six of its workers were kidnapped in northeastern Nigeria, just as a group posted a video recording of them. Paris-based organizations providing food aid to poor communities around the world say, one...

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi died at the age of 92

Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, died at the age of 92, the Presidential Office said in a statement on Thursday. The veteran politician began to lead Tunisia in 2014, three years after the Arab Revival after Zine El Abidine Ben...

Tunisian President Essebsi hospitalized again

Back in June, Beji Caid Essebsi had to go to hospital for a week. How serious about the 92-year-olds, is not yet known. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has been repeatedly admitted to a military hospital. This was announced by...

3 injured in car bomb explosion at French base in Mali

A car bomb exploded on Monday at the entrance to the French Gao base in northeastern Mali, injuring at least three French and Estonian troops, the French Chief of Staff said "A car bomb attack occurred at 15:15 local time...

British Airways suspended flights to Cairo

British Airways announced the suspension of its airline operations to Cairo for seven days beginning from Saturday, as a security measure. Airlines from Germany, Lufthansa also took the same action, when suspending flights from Munich and Frankfurt to Cairo, for...

WHO declares outbreak of Ebola in Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a "public health emergency of international concern" and said the risks of its spread in Goma and Uganda had increased the...

Pictures: Intense security deployed outside Nigerian parliament after police shooting

The area surrounding the Nigerian parliament witnessed a state of security alert on Tuesday, it was closed after shooting. A spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, a Shiite group, told Reuters that the Nigeria police shot at the movement's...

United Nations envoy warns of violence against civilians in Central African Republic

The head of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Mankeur Ndiaye, warned of the dangers facing the civilian population as a result of continued violence on a daily basis despite the peace agreement signed in February. The...

Sudanese military agreed to share power

The Sudanese people flooded the streets of this city to celebrate the historic agreement reached between the military and opposition leaders who aim to end political upheavals since last month. The power-sharing agreement was reached on Friday after the two...

Egyptian famous Pharaoh: Tutankhamen’s quartzite head auctioned at $ 6 million

Egyptian famous Pharaoh's head, Tutankhamen, made up of quartzite auctioned for $ 6 million yesterday in London despite receiving Cairo's strong protests. Christie's auction house sold its 28.5 centimeter legacy at 4,746,250 pounds in a most controversial auction event over...

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Ashraf Ghani accuses Taliban of not taking “peace talks seriously”

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused the Taliban of not taking peace talks seriously. Ghani made these statements during a special...
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