Africa

  • Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea

    Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea

    Jun 17, 2018 07:26

    Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports along one of the world’s most strategic waterways.

  • Ugandan Muslim worshippers perform Eid-Al Fitr prayers

    Ugandan Muslim worshippers perform Eid-Al Fitr prayers

    Jun 16, 2018 15:19

    Hundreds of thousands of Ugandan Muslims joined millions across the world to say their Eid-Al Fitr prayers . They marked the end of their month-long fast with various different celebrations.A month of fasting between sunrise and sunset takes place for either 29 or 30 days during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Eid al-Fitr, which translates from Arabic as “festival of breaking the fast”, usually begins with mass prayers and reciting the Salat al-Eid.

  • Cameroon rejects Amnesty report on Anglophone crisis

    Cameroon rejects Amnesty report on Anglophone crisis

    Jun 16, 2018 08:48

    Cameroon government said in a statement on Friday, they will reject Amnesty international report with the greatest firmness.

  • Zimbabwe gears up for elections after Mugabe

    Zimbabwe gears up for elections after Mugabe

    Jun 15, 2018 18:55

    Zimbabwe's opposition says the country still lives under dictatorship but a relatively peaceful election campaign is giving people hope that change is on its way.

  • Great reshuffle in Egyptian new government

    Great reshuffle in Egyptian new government

    Jun 14, 2018 19:26

    A significant reshuffle took place in the new Egyptian government on Thursday, with three cabinet ministers being replaced.

  • Zimbabwe gets ready for 2018 elections

    Zimbabwe gets ready for 2018 elections

    Jun 14, 2018 17:29

    Two Zimbabwean presidential candidate registered for first national election of the post-Mugabe era on Thursday.

  • Two worshipers killed at mosque in South Africa

    Two worshipers killed at mosque in South Africa

    Jun 14, 2018 15:20

    Two worshipers were kill in a knife attack at a mosque in Malmesbury, western cape of South Africa on Thursday. The attacker was shot dead by South African police.

  • Iran’s Zarif hails South Africa tour as 'fruitful'

    Iran’s Zarif hails South Africa tour as 'fruitful'

    Jun 14, 2018 08:19

    Foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message expressed satisfaction about his current tour of South Africa.

  •  Zarif meets with South African president

    Zarif meets with South African president

    Jun 13, 2018 21:14

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and conferred with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday afternoon, discussing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and economic issues with him.