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Egypt: 'The Lion Is Back in His Den'
[Legalbrief] Hosni Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept through North Africa is a free man after spending six years in detention. Legalbrief reports that the extraordinary...
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

Laptop ban on flight comes into effect
A ban on laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on flights from Turkey and some countries in the Middle East and North Africa to the United States and United Kingdom has come into effect. Officials said devices “larger...
[The Nation] 25/03/2017

Another batch of 155 Libya returnees arrives Lagos airport
At least 155 Nigerians on Thursday arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, from Libya after failed attempt to transit the war-torn North African country to Europe for greener pastures. The...
[The Nation] 23/03/2017

Laptops, tablets on airplanes: what's the threat?
The United States and Britain have banned laptops and tablet computers from passenger cabins on certain airlines' flights from some airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa, citing terror threats.
[Daily Maverick] 22/03/2017

UK, U.S. Ban Electronic Devices On Flights
The United States and United Kingdom have announced a new ban on laptops on passenger flights from the Middle East and some North African countries. The British ban, which was announced a few hours after the American...
[Channels Tv] 21/03/2017

Like US, UK Bans Large Electronics On Flights From 8 Muslim Countries
The U.S. and U.K. on Tuesday banned people flying from much of the Middle East and North Africa from carrying laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices in the airplane cabin because of concerns about...
[The Whistler] 21/03/2017

US bans electronics on some flights
The US has announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Bombs could be hidden in laptops, tablets, cameras, DVD players and...
[Q FM] 21/03/2017

US bans laptops, tablets on flights from Turkey, Arab world
The United States warned Tuesday that extremists plan to target planes with bombs in electronic devices and banned such equipment from passenger cabins on flights from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North...
[Punch] 21/03/2017

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries
The US is banning electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight mainly Middle Eastern and North African countries. A US government source told the BBC that the measure would affect nine airlines operating...
[Nehanda Radio] 21/03/2017

Francophone day: All about sharing language and culture
By Denis Dibele French influence in many African countries especially in West and North Africa is still present to date. The language and culture is evident in countries like DR Congo, Burundi and Guinea that were among...
[Kampala Sun] 20/03/2017

The post-2011 Arab World: change is the name of the game
The post-2011 Arab World: change is the name of the game
Common wisdom has it that ultimately failed or troubled popular revolts in 2011 in the Middle East and North Africa have sparked bloody civil wars and violent extremism, and given autocracy a new lease on life. Indeed,...
[Daily News Egypt] 19/03/2017

Egypt is one of the most powerful economies in North Africa, we are keen to expand here: UNB leaders
Egypt is one of the most powerful economies in North Africa, we are keen to expand here: UNB leaders
We are keen on taking part in funding projects that serve the Egyptian economy, in fields of energy and infrastructure, amongst others: Al Nahyan The post Egypt is one of the most powerful economies in North Africa, we...
[Daily News Egypt] 19/03/2017

US: US partners North African countries to fight terrorism
New York, US (PANA) - US State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism, has held a two-day (14-15 March) regional workshop with counterterrorism practitioners from North African countries at the US Embassy and...
[Panapress] 15/03/2017

Army Brigade Vows to Fight New Italian Colonialism in Libya
Italy could soon find itself entangled in another anti-colonial war on its doorsteps in its neighboring Libya which will cost it dearly in lives and definitely jeopardize its economic, political and cultural interests in...
[Tripoli Post] 15/03/2017

North Africa: Water Scarcity Needs 'Urgent and Massive Response' in North Africa and Near East
[FAO] Cairo -Sustainable water use for agriculture requires transforming food systems and diets
[AllAfrica] 10/03/2017

Egypt: FAO says water scarcity in North Africa needs 'urgent, massive response'
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Access to water is a fundamental need for food security, human health and agriculture, and its looming scarcity in the North Africa and Middle East region is a huge challenge requiring an "urgent...
[Panapress] 09/03/2017

Another batch of 171 Nigerians return from Libya
A total of 171 Nigerians stranded in Libya were on Tuesday brought back home from the North African country. The returnees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, aboard a Burac Air chartered...
[The Nation] 07/03/2017

North Africa: Tunisia Can Lead Educational Transformation
[the Education Commission] "Our country has a deep and rich history..." explains the captivating Minister of Education for Tunisia, H.E. Mr Neji Jalloul. When he tells us about Hannibal fighting the Roman Empire and his...
[AllAfrica] 03/03/2017

West Africa: Morocco Seeks to Join ECOWAS
[Premium Times] Morocco, a north African country, has officially requested to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a full member.
[AllAfrica] 25/02/2017

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 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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