• Egypt: Grand Museum opening postponed

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced postponement of the launch of mega-projects including the Grand Egyptian Museum and moving civil servants to a planned new capital city to 2021 from

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  • Sudanese refugee kills two Frenchmen

    A knife attack in Romans-sur-Isère (pictured) southeastern France a Soudanaise refugee has killed two people, and left several others injured. The incident took place in morning hours around 10:45 on

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  • COVID19: 139 confirmed cases

    On April 1 there had been 139 confirmed coronavirus cases and two deaths in Nigeria. Nine people have recovered after contracting virus Covid-19. Both major cities Lagos and Abuja along

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  • EU: Libya arms embargo mission

    “The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya, thereby contributing to the peace process in the country, through the launch of a

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  • Uganda: lockdown clashes

    Uganda has banned all public transport for two weeks in accordance with decision of the President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, explaining the measure is needed to curb the spread of coronavirus

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  • Libya: Borrell focus on arms embargo

    EU top diplomat Josep Borrell participated in a G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting that took place via video-teleconference call on Wednesday, 25 March. G7: High Representative Borrell participates in the G7

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  • Mali: soldiers killed in attack

    Dozens Malian soldiers have been killed in an attack on an army base in the country’s northeast in the town of Tarkint, north of Gao, according to the armed forces.

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  • #COVID19: Africa cases at rise

    Africa will likely see higher numbers of coronavirus contamination cases in coming weeks because of the height probability that some are slipping through the net, the head of a regional

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  • Darfur: HRW for “gradual withdrawal”

    ‘The proposal by the United Nations and the African Union to limit the UN’s protection role in Sudan threatens the safety and security of civilians in Darfur, Human Rights Watch

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  • Mali: kidnapped couple released

    A Canadian woman and Italian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso in December 2018 have been released to the United Nations’ MINUSIMA peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Mali and appear to be

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