Africa

Algerian crisis interim president Bensalah dies aged 80

Algeria's former interim president Abdelkader Bensalah, who ruled the country during an unprecedented political crisis in 2019, died on Wednesday aged 80, the presidency said. Bensalah was named interim president after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down in April 2019 following mass street protests to reject his plan to seek a fifth term, and demand political ...

12:46 Et September 22, 2021

Sudan: 'Failed' Coup Attempt, Army Takes Control

A "failed" coup attempt took place on Tuesday in Sudan, state media said, as the Arab country undergoes political transformation since the ouster of Omar al-Bashir more than ...

18:00 Et September 21, 2021

Libya Parliament Withdraws Confidence From Unity Government

Libya's House of Representatives on Tuesday withdrew confidence from the unity government of Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh. The parliament decided to withdraw confidence from the government by ...

16:45 Et September 21, 2021

France's Macron Seeks 'Forgiveness' From Algerian Harkis

In a diplomatic move toward reparation, France's president on Monday asked for forgiveness for his country's treatment of a group of Algerian fighters who stood with the French ...

14:59 Et September 20, 2021

Libya's Council Of State Says Keen To Hold Elections On Time

Libya's High Council of State said Sunday that it is keen on holding the Libyan elections on time as scheduled. The council head, Khaled al-Mishri, met on Sunday ...

19:00 Et September 19, 2021

Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Former Algerian president dies aged 84

The former president of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has died after a long illness at the age of 84. Bouteflika led the country for almost two decades, stepping down ...

13:30 Et September 18, 2021

UN Urges Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to 'Resume Negotiations'

The United Nations' Security Council called upon Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to "resume negotiations" over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) built on the Nile River. In a ...

11:03 Et September 17, 2021

Macron says French forces killed Islamic State leader in Sahara

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that French military forces had killed Islamic militant Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. ...

10:45 Et September 16, 2021

India considers resuming vaccine exports soon, focus on Africa, says source

India is considering resuming exports of COVID-19 vaccines soon, mainly to Africa, as it has partly immunised a majority of its adults and supplies have surged, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. India, the world's biggest maker of vaccines overall, stopped vaccine exports in April to focus on inoculating its own population ...

10:45 Et September 15, 2021

Western embassies in Libya throw support behind elections slated for Dec. 24

The embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States in Libya on Sunday called for "all Libyan actors" to ensure the holding of parliamentary ...

13:30 Et September 13, 2021
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