29.9 C
Sunday, March 26, 2017

North Africa

Tunisia’s Coastguard seizes 31 kilos of Cocaine

Tunisia's coastguard has announced the seizure of 31 kilos of pure cocaine with a value of more than 6 million dollars off its Mediterranean...

Moroccan court tries 25 over Western Sahara killing

A Moroccan court has resumed the trial of 25 Sahrawis accused of killing 13 people, mostly Moroccan security forces, in the contested Western Sahara's...

Renewed conflict threatens oil export in Libya

Fresh fighting by armed groups in Libya has threatened oil production and supply. Eleven percent of crude output is believed to have been lost in...

Morocco jails Frenchman for ‘terrorist’ links

A Moroccan appeals court has sentenced a Frenchman to four years in prison after he was convicted of financially supporting a “terrorist” cell, a...

Egypt’s Feb. annual urban consumer price inflation hits 30-yr high

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation soared to its highest level in more than three decades, hitting 30.2 percent in February, the statistics agency...

Egyptians protest over fears of bread subsidy cuts

Hundreds of Egyptians protested around the country on Tuesday, blocking roads and surrounding government offices, after a change to the way bread rations are...

Libyan oil guard head says asked to protect oil ports after...

An oil guard official appointed by Libya's U.N.-backed government said on Tuesday that he had been tasked with protecting oil ports by an armed...

Famine, Diarrhoea kill 110 in Southern Somalia – PM

At least a hundred-and-ten people have died in Southern Somalia in the last two days from famine and diarrhea resulting from a drought. Somalia's prime...

East Libyan forces target rival brigades with air strikes around oil...

East Libyan forces carried out air strikes around major oil ports overnight as they sought to regain control of the area from a rival...

Tunisia, Germany sign new Immigration deal

Tunisia and Germany have agreed to repatriate 1,500 Tunisian immigrants illegally settled in Germany and hasten repatriation of rejected asylum seekers. The agreement announced at...
Lagos, NG
clear sky
29.9 ° C
29.9 °
29.9 °
34 °
35 °
34 °
30 °
30 °