An Africa-wide study of antibodies to the coronavirus has begun, while evidence from a smaller study indicates that many more people have been infected than … Read more
Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi said on Saturday Tokyo planned to send a team of officials from the ministry and other specialists to Mauritius to … Read more
Libya’s sovereign wealth fund head plans to ask the United Nations to allow it to invest billions of dollars sitting idle in its accounts, after … Read more
Moscow and Berlin confirmed the existence of several common interests and approaches between both capitals regarding the nature of the political solution in Libya.
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Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos will leave her job in the administration of telecoms operator Unitel amid ongoing tensions between board members, Portugal’s news agency … Read more
Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island’s most pristine beaches after a … Read more
The prospect of starvation looms for carriage horses and other animals normally used in Morocco’s tourist mecca, since visitors have vanished during the coronavirus pandemic.… Read more
A ship that ran aground off Mauritius leaking tonnes of oil into the ocean is cracking, the prime minister said, threatening an even greater ecological … Read more
Gunmen on motorcycles killed six French aid workers, a Nigerien guide and a driver in a wildlife park in Niger on Sunday, officials said.
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The operator of a Japanese bulk carrier which ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean apologised on Sunday for a major oil spill which … Read more
The chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corp (NOC) warned against the risk of a disaster at the country’s oil ports due to a growing military … Read more
Algeria said on Saturday it will further ease its coronavirus lockdown, including shortening an overnight curfew, lifting some travel curbs and allowing large mosques to … Read more
Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” and asked France for help after an oil spill from a Japanese-owned ship near vulnerable waters.
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Nigeria will reopen for international air travel in a matter of weeks, the aviation minister said, without giving a specific date for the resumption after … Read more
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday criticized Germany’s participation in a European Union mission supervising an international weapon’s embargo on Libya.
Cavusoglu was in … Read more
Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday designating an exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean between the two countries, an area containing promising … Read more
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj met Thursday in Tripoli the Turkish and Maltese Foreign Ministers; Mevlut Cavusoglu and Evarist Bartolo, discussing latest … Read more
A delegation of the Maltese Civil Aviation arrived at Mitiga International Airport on Tuesday to assess the airport’s readiness to operate scheduled commercial flights between … Read more
The United States condemned all foreign military involvement in Libya, including the use of mercenaries and private military contractors, and said Libyans themselves must rebuild … Read more
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday ordered an investigation of what the government called planned actions to destabilise the country after a lack of bank … Read more
Didier Drogba drew a large crowd on Saturday eager to watch him submit his candidacy before the deadline for next month’s Ivory Coast Football Federation … Read more
Security forces in Zliten have raided a warehouse and arrested 55 migrants and one Libyan human smuggler who were arranging for an illegal journey to … Read more
The number of COVID-19 infections in Libya has risen to 3,621, with 2,929 active cases.
The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 183 new … Read more
Egypt reported 321 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, the health ministry said, the lowest figure since May 3.
In total, 94,078 COVID-19 cases have been … Read more
Morocco will inject a stimulus of 120 billion dirhams ($12.8 bln), representing 11% of its gross domestic product, into the economy to help it recover … Read more
The U.N. food agency on Thursday appealed for an additional $250 million to provide relief to millions of Zimbabweans as the COVID-19 pandemic bites and … Read more
More than 32 children have lost or have been separated from one or both parents due to Ebola since a new outbreak was declared on … Read more
Morocco will stop people entering and leaving some of its biggest cities from today to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases, the interior and health … Read more
Tunisian President Kais Saied on Saturday designated the interior minister as the new prime minister to succeed Elyes Fakhfakh, who resigned over allegations of a … Read more
The United States military has said Russia appears to be sending more military equipment to its mercenaries in Libya, including in the flashpoint city … Read more
The World Health Organization said it is facing a “serious funding gap” to battle the new outbreak of Ebola in remote corners of northern Congo … Read more
Radisson Hotel Group has added six hotels to its African portfolio, the company said, as it pushes ahead with its expansion strategy on the continent … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan discussed regional security issues including the “importance of de-escalation in Libya … Read more
More than 15 million cases of acute malnutrition are expected in children under the age of five in West and Central Africa in 2020 – … Read more
Egypt’s parliament authorised the deployment of troops outside the country on Monday after the president threatened military action against Turkish-backed forces in neighbouring Libya, Al … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are concerned about the growing Ebola outbreak in the northwestern province of Equateur, in the Democratic Republic of … Read more
Egypt has announced the resumption of 14 new international flights, not including domestic flights and air cargo flights, daily to the capitals of the world … Read more
Europe can do more in Libya by designating Russian military contractor Wagner Group and calling out Moscow and other countries such as the United Arab … Read more
Tunisian demonstrators shut an oil pumping station that feeds a coastal terminal on Thursday, escalating weeks of protests for jobs in the marginalized southern region … Read more
Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan security, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said, after lawmakers allied to … Read more
Tripoli-based Parliament surprised at request by Haftar’s loyal Tobruk-based Parliament for Egyptian military intervention in Libya
The Tripoli-based House of Representatives (HoR) has expressed surprise at the statement issued by “some boycotting members in Tobruk” in which they called for Egyptian … Read more
Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh stepped down on Wednesday, plunging the country into a political crisis as it tries to weather the economic fallout of … Read more