Qatar opens door to Africa

18th September 2018 John Snow Since assuming power, Amir of Qatar H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has embarked on a series of tours to Africa, where he visited a number of countries, and hosted a large number of African leaders in Doha — more than any other Gulf leader. His Highness was accompanied

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Kurdish Militants Vow ‘New Resistance’ Against Iran Following Missile Attacks

September 17, 2018  Rikar Hussein Iranian Kurdish militants who were targeted by Iranian missile strikes earlier this month at a headquarters in Iraqi Kurdistan have declared intentions to step up their activities against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The rocket strikes, claimed by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), hit Democratic Party of Kurdistan of Iran

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Turkey welcomes Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal

 September 18, 2018 Ankara believes accord will serve stability in East Africa, Turkish Foreign Ministry says   By Diyar Guldogan ANKARA The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday hailed the peace deal between Eritrea and Ethiopia which aims at the normalization of relations interrupted since 1998. “We believe this peace agreement, which will contribute to the

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U.S. is Africa’s ‘Ideal Partner’ for Promoting Democratic Institutions & Economic Growth – Tibor Nagy

  (Agencies) After having the honor of serving my country as a diplomat for more than 30 years – 22 of them in eight different African countries – this week I have the opportunity for the first time to underscore U.S. interests in and commitment to the continent at the United Nations General Assembly. In

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Egypt to start pilot operation of electricity connection with Sudan in November

  Project among talks between Al-Sisi, Bashir in Khartoum next month  Mohamed Farag Egypt will start the experimental operation of the electricity grid project with Sudan with a capacity of 300 MW in November. According to sources at the Ministry of Electricity, the concrete bases for the electricity towers have been established, and Larson &

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South Africa and Saudi Arabia reaffirm to solidify bilateral relations

Reflecting on the fruitful outcomes of the State visit, Sisulu and Kattan committed to implementing the high-level decisions emanating from the State visit. Devdiscourse News Desk 18 Sep 2018 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and her Saudi Arabia counterpart have reaffirmed the importance of the two states solidifying already strong bilateral relations in all

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The Story of Mohammed Wardi, ‘The Last King of Nubia’

By  VIK SOHONIE Sep. 17, 2018 Image courtesy of Ostinato Records. The legendary Sudanese singer’s son, Abdulwahab, speaks in-depth about the life and times of his father, detailing his artistic and political impact on so many across the continent. It’s often confounding how someone of Mohammed Wardi‘s stature is not remembered in the same vein or

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Germany extends help to WFP to build resilient communities in South Sudan

Germany is a long-standing partner of WFP’s assistance in South Sudan and has contributed more than US$80 million since 2015. (AGENCIES) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a €11 million (US$ 12.7 million) contribution from Germany to help build community resilience in South Sudan, where 6 million people are unable to meet

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Illegal immigration, terrorism, economy on agenda of Merkel’s Algeria visit

  Source: Xinhua| 2018-09-18 04:34:44|Editor: Yurou German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a joint press conference with Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia (not in the picture) in Algiers, Algeria, on Sept. 17, 2018. German Chancellor Angela Merkel started her short visit to Algeria on Monday by talks with Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, in which they discussed

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UPDF to Deploy in South Sudan Again

  (AGENCIES) ByDickens H Okello Posted on September 17, 2018 The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) has been given the greenlight to redeploy in neighboring South Sudan. The IGAD Heads of State Summit convening in Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa last week, resolved to seek United Nations Security Council mandate to permit Uganda, Sudan and other member

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