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Thursday, May 25, 2017

North Africa

Italy arrests Libyan suspected of involvement in migrant murder

Italy has arrested a Libyan man suspected of involvement in the killing last week of a migrant, who was shot dead when he refused...

Egypt’s auto rickshaw gets a new, home-grown challenger

Cairo based engineer, Ahmed Saeed Omar has manufactured a mini four-wheeled vehicle that he hopes will fill a gap in the market. Omar's "mini car",...

Somalia, backers sign pact to beef up army

Somalia's government and its foreign backers have signed a security pact which they presented as a road map towards building a functional national army...

Egypt’s inflation hits three-decade high

Egypt's inflation rose to a three-decade high in April, piling pressure on the government to keep a lid on prices as it embarks...

Almost 350 migrants rescued off coast of Libya

Libya's coastguard rescued around 350 migrants and returned them to Tripoli on Wednesday (May 10), after an altercation with a non-governmental organisation (NGO) ship. Libyan...

Tunisian vendor sets himself on fire, sparking clashes with police -residents

Tunisian police fired tear gas to break up rioting by hundreds of protesters who took to the streets after a fruit seller set himself...

Car bomb kills at least eight persons in Mogadishu

At least eight people including a general were killed on Monday after a car laden with explosives rammed into a cafeteria in Somalia's capital,...

Al-Shabaab militants attack army base in Mogadishu, kill soldiers

Al Shabaab fighters have attacked a remote Somali army base northwest of the capital Mogadishu, killing several government soldiers. The Islamist group, which has launched...

Egypt passes delayed investment law to smooth business

Egypt's parliament on Sunday passed a long-delayed investment law to streamline doing business in Egypt and to create incentives it hopes will bring back...

Algeria summons Tunisia envoy over ‘communist state’ comment

Algeria summoned Tunisia's Ambassador in Algiers on Sunday a few days after the country was described a communist state by a Tunisian minister at...
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