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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA
Khalifa Hifter, Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Tripoli, Libya

Some 2,800 people have been displaced by fighting between rival militias over Tripoli, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in Libya said. Maria do Valle Ribeiro said...
Tripoli, Lybia, U.S., War,Khalifa Hifter, Sushma Swaraj

The United States has temporarily withdrawn some of its forces from Libya due to “security conditions on the ground”, a top military official has...

Twenty-five years ago, Rwanda descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu...
Protest, Noureddine Bedoui, Algeria, Abdelkader Bensalah, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian protesters who succeeded in pushing out long-serving President Abdelaziz Bouteflika now want other key officials to leave too. Demonstrators are planning new nationwide protests...

The flight crew on the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month performed all procedures from Boeing but could not control the jet, according...
Egyptian Sea, Plastic, Environment

An Egyptian province on the Red Sea is to impose a ban on disposable plastics, prohibiting everything from single-use straws to plastic bags in...

Mozambique’s cyclone-hit city of Beira has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517. To...

Authorities say the death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai is now 446. Environment minister Celso Correia said that nearly 110,000 people are now in...
Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopians, Ethiopia, Africa, Plane Crash

Thousands of Ethiopians have attended a mass funeral ceremony in the country’s capital, a week after a plane crash killed 157 people. Some victims’ relatives...

Grieving family members of victims of the Ethiopian air disaster are being given sacks of earth to bury in place of the remains of...