North Africa

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:12:11 GMT
Algeria: GECF - Need for a Shared Vision to Ensure Smooth, Balanced Energy Transition
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), held on Friday in Algiers in the run-up to Saturday's 7th Summit to be held on Saturday, has called for a "shared vision" to achiev...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:10:57 GMT
North Africa: Mozambique's President Welcomes Algerian Role in Establishing Stability in Sahel, North Africa
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- President of the Republic of Mozambique Filipe Jacinto Nyusi welcomed Thursday the efforts deployed by Algeria to establish peace and security in the regions of the Sahel and North Africa.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:01:51 GMT
Egypt: El Burhan Discusses Sudan War in Cairo As 'Hemedti' Holds Tripoli Talks
[Dabanga] Cairo / Tripoli -- Sovereignty Council President Abdelfattah El Burhan arrived in Cairo, yesterday, to meet with Egyptian President Abdelfattah El Sisi, and discuss the ongoing war between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitar...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:21:41 GMT
Algeria: President Saied to Visit Algeria On March 1-2 to Attend Gas Exporting Countries Forum [upd 1]
[Tunis Afrique Presse] President of the Republic Kais Saied is paying a visit to Algeria on March 1-2 to attend the 7th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:21:39 GMT
Tunisia: Italian Waste Scandal - 16 People Arrested in Italy
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Sixteen people were arrested and 11 precautionary measures were taken on Thursday morning in Italy as part of an operation led by the Judicial Police of the Anti-Mafia Investigation Directorate and the Environmental Protection ...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:21:38 GMT
Tunisia: Foreign Minister and His French Counterpart Call for Economic Potential Between Two Countries to Be Exploited.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar and his French counterpart Stéphane Séjourné reaffirmed their shared desire to breathe new life into the bilateral strategic partnership, notably through the resumption of high-level ...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:21:34 GMT
Tunisia: Prime Minister Meets French Counterpart in Paris
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Paris/France -- - Prime Minister Ahmed Hachani met Thursday afternoon in Paris with French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal, on the sidelines of a working visit he is making to France from February 28 to March 2, at the invitation ...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:29:45 GMT
Egypt: President El - Sisi Receives Chairman of Sudan's TSC
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Thursday Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council (TSC) Abdel-Fattah Al Burhan at Cairo International Airport.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 13:37:36 GMT
Libya: Libya - Russia's Wagner Group Makes Further Inroads
[DW] Moscow is expanding its "security for resources" blueprint in Libya under the lead of the new Wagner Group's General Andrei Averyanov. What does this mean for the democratic transition?

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:02:21 GMT
Africa: OCP Champions Soil Health at UN
[allAfrica] This week in Nairobi, Kenya, the world's preeminent forum on environmental issues - the UN Environment Assembly is holding its sixth biennial meeting to set the global environmental agenda.

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:11:36 GMT
Algeria: Environment - Algeria, South Korea Seal Partnership Project for Air Quality Monitoring
[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-A partnership project to monitor air quality was signed on Wednesday in Algiers between the National Observatory for the Environment and Sustainable Development (ONEDD) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:21:41 GMT
Tunisia: Bills On National ID Card and Travel Documents to Be Examined in Plenary Session On March 6
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, Feb. 29 -- The Bureau of the Assembly of People's Representatives (ARP) decided on Thursday to refer the organic law amending and supplementing Law No. 27/1993 on the national identity card and the organic law amending a...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:21:38 GMT
Tunisia: Entrepreneurship - 100 Communitarian Companies to Be Created in 2024 (Minister) [upd 1]
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Finance Minister Sihèm Boughdiri Nessima said 100 communitarian companies will be created in 2024 and pedged to provide necessary funding lines.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:01:10 GMT
Tunisia: President of the Republic Meets Saudi Health Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- President Kais Saied met on Wednesday at the Carthage Palace with the Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajel, to discuss cooperation between the two countries and the common history between t...

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:58:34 GMT
Morocco: Morocco Co-Sponsors Declaration At 13th WTO Conference to Reduce Trade in Harmful Plastics
[MAP] Abu Dhabi -- At the 13th World Trade Organization (WTO) Conference in Abu Dhabi, six countries, including Morocco, have co-sponsored a declaration to reduce trade in harmful plastics.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:31:41 GMT
Nigeria: Govt, IOM Evacuate 147 Irregular Nigerian Migrants Stranded in Libya
[Premium Times] The evacuees who departed Tripoli International Airport in Libya on Tuesday aboard chartered flight UZ 189 were expected to arrive at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, in the evening same day.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 04:47:01 GMT
Algeria: Algerian Activist Keeps Up Fight From Abroad
[HRW] Zakaria Hannache Continues to Monitor Crackdown from New Home in Canada

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 04:15:52 GMT
Egypt: Egypt's Al-Sisi Has Caged Himself in
[HRW] In no conversation with Egyptians in recent months can one avoid hearing how the prices of basic food and commodities are rapidly rising on daily basis, sometimes changing literally while someone is in the shop. In recent weeks, the foreign cur...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:59:41 GMT
Egypt: Human Rights Group and Its Director Threatened and Smeared
[AI London] The Egyptian authorities and affiliated groups have responded to recent reporting by the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights, an Egyptian human rights group with a focus on Egypt's militarized North Sinai, with a smear campaign and threats ...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:12:11 GMT
Morocco: France Reiterates Its Support for Morocco's Autonomy Plan for Western Sahara
[RFI] France's foreign minister Stephane Séjourne has reiterated Paris' "clear and constant" support for Morocco's autonomy plan for the Western Sahara, during a visit to Rabat.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:06:18 GMT
Sudan: El Burhan Arrives in Tripoli As Libya Bids to Broker Sudan Peace
[Dabanga] Tripoli -- The Chairman of Sudan's Sovereignty Council, Commander-in-Chief of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), and de facto head of the Sudanese government, Lt Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan, arrived in the Libyan capital Tripoli this morning, o...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:34:00 GMT
Morocco: Bahraini Businesswomen Eye Business Opportunities in Morocco
[MAP] Marrakech -- The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIS) of the Marrakech-Safi region on Tuesday welcomed a delegation from the "Bahrain Entrepreneurship Organization" (BEO) , who came to explore the business and invetsment opportunit...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:33:59 GMT
Morocco: CMS COP14 Adopts Morocco-Sponsored Sahelo-Saharan Megafauna Initiative
[MAP] Rabat -- Morocco-sponsored Sahelo-Saharan Megafauna Initiative (IMFSS) was adopted during the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP14) of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), held on February 12-17 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 07:03:48 GMT
Egypt: Egypt - Rights Group and Its Director Threatened and Smeared
[HRW] Washington DC -- Reprisals Follow Reports on Gaza Border Activity

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:33:25 GMT
Sudan: Minister of Energy Reviews With Egyptian Ambassador Sudanese-Egyptian Electricity Interconnection
[SNA] Port Sudan -- Minister of Energy and Oil Dr. Mohieddin Naeem Muhammad Saeed discussed with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt Hani Salah, the progress of the Sudanese-Egyptian electricity interconnection work, in the presence of the D...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:31:41 GMT
North Africa: Morocco Takes Part in 13th WTO Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi
[MAP] Abu Dhabi -- The 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Monday, bringing together delegations from 175 countries, including Morocco.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:31:40 GMT
Morocco: Royal Atlantic Initiative Highlighted in Washington At Joint Briefing Held By Moroccan Embassy and U.S. State Department
[MAP] Washington -- The U.S. Department of State and the Moroccan embassy in Washington co-organized a briefing on the latest developments of the Partnership for Atlantic Cooperation, which was attended by several ambassadors and representatives of t...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:31:40 GMT
Uganda: Kampala Conference Lauds HM the King's Solicitude Towards African Ulema
[MAP] Kampala -- The unwavering support of HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, for African ulema (Islamic scholars) was highly lauded during a two-day scientific conference held in Uganda's Kampala on February 24 and 25. The event, organi...

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:35:46 GMT
Tunisia: Tunisia Court Sentences Ex-President to 8 Years in Absentia
[DW] Moncef Marzouki was Tunisia's first democratically elected head of government after the Arab Spring in 2011. He has since become a fierce critic of current President Kais Saied.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 15:46:56 GMT
Egypt: Did Biden Accuse Egypt's Sisi of Killing Former President Morsi?
[Daily Trust] Claim: An X user has claimed that the President of the United States of America (USA), Joe Biden, has accused his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, of killing his former boss and deposed president, Mohamed Morsi. The poster cl...