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North Africa: MIgrants Storm Spanish Enclave
[Deutsche Welle] Spanish authorities said 11 guards in a territory in North Africa were injured when some 500 people forced their way through a border fence. The rush came as Morocco threatened it could let more migrants...
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

PICS: Hundreds of migrants storm Spanish border
PICS: Hundreds of migrants storm Spanish border
More than 300 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in Northern Africa, breaking through a gate in the fence separating Morocco and Ceuta.
[IOL] 17/02/2017

Libya: Libyans mark sixth anniversary of 2011 revolution
Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya, Martin Kobler, has congratulated the North African nation on the sixth anniversary of the Libyan Revolution saying "the United...
[Panapress] 16/02/2017

Blegium: Belgium welcomes end of demining operations in Algeria
Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Belgium has welcomed the announcement by Algeria that demining operations and the destruction of the anti-personal mines in the north African country have ended.
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

UN: UN officials task international community on migrant, refugee flows in Libya
New York, US (PANA) - The heads of the UN agencies for human rights, migrants, and refugees, and the UN envoy for Libya, on Friday met in Geneva calling for international solidarity to address the flows of migrants and...
[Panapress] 10/02/2017

Tunisia: Rights group denounces shutdown of torture rehabilitation centre in Egypt
Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Human rights group Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the closure of a torture rehabilitation centre in Egypt describing it as another shocking attack on civil society in the North...
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

- Sudanese human rights defender held without charge since December 2016
26 organizations from the Middle East and North Africa are concerned for the life of prominent human rights defender Mudawi Ibrahim Adam. Adam says he has been tortured and denied medication while in detention.
[IFEX] 09/02/2017

US: Libyans must make 2017 'year of decisions' UN envoy tells Security Council
New York, US (PANA) – Still seeking to implement a political accord signed more than a year ago, Libyans must make 2017 “the year of decisions” and political breakthrough, the United Nations envoy for the North...
[Panapress] 08/02/2017

Africa: Morocco Flexes Economic Muscle to Return to AU
[Africa Renewal] "It is a beautiful day when one returns home after too long of an absence," King Mohammed VI of Morocco said after the North African country was readmitted to the African Union (AU) at its summit in...
[AllAfrica] 04/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Egypt beat Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties to reach 2017 AFCON final
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Veteran Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El Hadary saved two spot kicks as the North African country beat Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties on Wednesday to reach the finals of the 2017 Africa Cup of...
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Egypt eliminate Morocco to reach semi-finals
Port-Gentil, Gabon (PANA) - Egypt scored a late winner to knock North African rivals Morocco out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament on Sunday and end the dreams of Frenchman Herve Renard of winning a third...
[Panapress] 29/01/2017

Morocco/Egypt: North African Rivals Meet in Quarters #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Morocco will defend a scarcely believable record against North African rivals Egypt when the two team clash in their African Nations Cup quarterfinal in Port Gentil on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 28/01/2017

Zimbabwe/Tunisia: Can Warriors Upset the Carthage Eagles?
[allAfrica] Tunisia need just a point from their final Group B clash with Zimbabwe in Libreville on Monday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals and at the same time knock out North...
[AllAfrica] 22/01/2017

Morocco/Togo: Atlas Lions Achieve Convincing Afcon Victory
[allAfrica] Morocco served notice of their potential at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals with a convincing 3-1 victory over Togo in their second Group C match in Oyem on Friday, moving the North African side into...
[AllAfrica] 21/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Tunisia beat Algeria 2-1
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Algeria, one of the best teams in Africa, face an early exit from the 2017 AFCON when they were beaten 2-1 by Tunisia in the North Africa derby in their Day 2 Group B match played in...
[Panapress] 19/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Day 2, Group B matches scheduled for Thursday
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - North African rivals Algeria and Tunisia clash in a derby on Thursday on Day 2 of Group B matches to be played in Fraceville at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon....
[Panapress] 19/01/2017

WEF: Council calls for bold reforms in Middle East, North Africa
The World Economic Forum’s Middle East and North African (MENA) Regional Business Council at Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on Wednesday, launched a report outlining policy reforms to create jobs and stability in the...
[The Nation] 18/01/2017

Cairo: Egypt inks $61.6m power deal with South Korea
In North Africa, the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has signed a $61.68 million deal with South Korea’s Doosan Group for the supply of power plant equipment. According to Daily News Egypt, the deal...
[The African Business Fortune] 18/01/2017

Morocco: Righting the Wrongs for Nation's Tamazigh People
[Africa In Fact] Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring protests five years ago it did not escape unscathed. A popular protest movement known as the...
[AllAfrica] 16/01/2017

Congo-Kinshasa/Morocco: Leopards Seek Return to Former Glory At Afcon
[allAfrica] DR Congo will be keen to show that their improvement over the last few years has been no fluke as they start their 2017 African Nations Cup Group C campaign with a mouth-watering tie against North African...
[AllAfrica] 15/01/2017

North Africa: The Year the World Stopped Caring About Refugees
[Al Jazeera] The number of refugees who drowned in the Mediterranean this year rose to an annual record.
[AllAfrica] 31/12/2016

US: Emirates airline launches new Airbus A380 flights to Morocco
New York, US (PANA) - The World's leading airline, Emirates, on Tuesday said it will operate the first ever commercial Airbus A380 flight to Morocco and North Africa, when it takes the iconic double decker aircraft to...
[Panapress] 27/12/2016

North Africa: More Than 5,000 MIgrants Died at Sea in 2016
[UN News] Highlighting that the number of causalities in the Mediterranean Sea this year has crossed 5,000 with the latest reports of about 100 people feared to have drowned, the United Nations refugee agency has called...
[AllAfrica] 23/12/2016 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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