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  • Morocco and Western Sahara: a decades-long war of attrition 19 Sep 2019 19:22 It's been more than 40 years since Morocco claimed sovereignty over Western Sahara, setting off a conflict that seems no closer to resolution. In 1975 Spain abandoned its colonies in North Africa, with the exception of the territories of Ceuta and …
  • Air France and easyJet drop Aigle Azur bids as liquidation looms 19 Sep 2019 18:18 By Laurence Frost PARIS (Reuters) – Air France-KLM <AIRF.PA> and easyJet <EZJ.L> withdrew competing offers for Aigle Azur on Thursday after missing an overnight court deadline to improve their bids to acquire part of the collapsed budget …
  • Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali obituary 19 Sep 2019 18:01 Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia’s autocratic former president who fled to Saudi Arabia in 2011 after a popular uprising, has died aged 83. The revolution that led to his downfall inspired uprisings in neighbouring countries that came to be viewed as the …
  • Tunisia's ousted president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali... 19 Sep 2019 17:56 TUNIS:  Tunisia's ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland, his family lawyer said. "Ben Ali just died in Saudi Arabia," the lawyer, Mounir Ben …
  • Algeria Seen Clamping Down on Opposition 19 Sep 2019 17:46 Authorities in Algiers have detained Fodil Boumala, a prominent academic, writer and opposition activist, as part of what appears to be a clampdown on protesters seeking to revamp the country’s power elite. Boumala’s arrest on Wednesday night followed the …
  • Algeria: WFP Algeria Country Brief, August 2019 19 Sep 2019 17:42 In Numbers 133,672 people assisted In August 2019 2,362 mt of food assistance distributed 2,201 kcal/person/day provided through the general food basket USD 5.7 m six months (October 2019–March 2020) net funding requirements Operational Updates • …
  • China’s Growing “Green” Engagement in MENA 19 Sep 2019 17:40 Across the region, China has made targeted and strategic investments in major renewable energy projects. By Ossman Elnaggar for The Diplomat September 19, 2019 In recent research conducted by the Paulson Institute, it is clear that China is playing an …
  • Police Kill 2 Algerians After Clashes in Northwestern Algeria 19 Sep 2019 17:28 Rabat – Security services in Algeria killed two civilians on the night of Wednesday, September 18. The killings came during clashes between demonstrators and the police at Daira police headquarters. The clashes erupted following a road accident, after a …
  • Tunisian despot whose ouster helped spark Arab Spring dies at 83 19 Sep 2019 17:27 Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, the Tunisian despot whose ouster in 2011 after a public uprising exposed long-simmering public rage against corruption, economic tumult and dictatorial rule and sparked the Arab Spring, a revolt that ricocheted across North Africa …
  • Zine el Abidine ben Ali, Tunisian ruler whose fall led to Arab Spring, dies at 83 19 Sep 2019 17:01 Former Tunisian President Zine el Abidine ben Ali, an autocrat who led his small North African country for 23 years before being toppled by bloody protests that unleashed revolt across the Arab world, died Thursday. He was 83. Ben Ali, who had lived in …
  • Uganda Cranes and Harambee Stars learn their Fifa World Rankings 19 Sep 2019 17:00 There is no movement for the two countries which recently locked horns in a friendly match Uganda and Kenya have remained static in the latest Fifa World Rankings released on Thursday. Despite not moving an inch, Uganda Cranes remain East Africa's …
  • Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile 19 Sep 2019 16:46 TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia’s Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, whose overthrow in a 2011 uprising triggered the “Arab Spring” revolutions, died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential vote in his homeland. FILE PHOTO: Tunisia's …
  • Algeria detains chief of former ruling party and opposition activist 19 Sep 2019 16:44 ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria on Thursday announced the detention of the leader of its former ruling party, as authorities strove to quell months of mass protests ahead of an election planned for December. The court order against National Liberation Front ( …
  • Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile: lawyer 19 Sep 2019 16:38 Tunisia's ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland, his family lawyer said. “Ben Ali just died in Saudi Arabia,” the lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, told …
  • Akufo-Addos-Investment-in-Scholarship-Yields-Results- 19 Sep 2019 16:09 A young female Ghanaian student in far-away Morocco has once again made the black star of Africa proud in her academic field. Ms Esther Sena has been awarded the best Student in French for the preparatory course for all foreign students studying in Morocco …
  • A mother or baby dies in childbirth every 11 SECONDS, UNICEF report reveals 19 Sep 2019 16:05 British mothers are almost four times more likely to die during childbirth than those in Poland or Belarus, a report has revealed. UNICEF today published figures that show one mother or her newborn baby will die during childbirth every 11 seconds.  The …
  • Toppled Tunisian ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dies at 83 19 Sep 2019 16:01 Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press Updated 10:56 am CDT, Thursday, September 19, 2019 FILE - In this Nov.7, 2007 file photo, Tunisian President Zine EL Abidine Ben Ali waves to supporters in Rades, outside Tunis, before celebrations marking the 20th …
  • Interpol detects foreign terror suspects in Mediterranean 19 Sep 2019 15:59 Image copyright Interpol Image caption Operation Neptune II resulted in 31 active investigative leads, Interpol says Interpol says it has detected more than a dozen suspected "foreign terrorist fighters" crossing the Mediterranean Sea during a …
  • Keeping an eye on the grain market - September 19 update 19 Sep 2019 15:18 What to watch: The oilseed markets are focused on China following its recent purchase of US soybeans UK - LIFFE futures rise to highest level since August On Wednesday, LIFFE wheat futures rose to its highest level since August 22.   Gains were not …
  • Super Eagles Drop One Place In FIFA World Ranking 19 Sep 2019 14:43 HomeSportsSuper Eagles Drop One Place In FIFA World Ranking By Amosu Adeboye, LAGOS Nigeria dropped one place, from 33rd to 34th in the latest ranking released by FIFA on Thursday. The Super Eagles, who were held to a 2-2 draw by Ukraine in a friendly last …
  • Warriors Slump To Lowest Position In 2019 19 Sep 2019 13:59 Farai Dziva| The Zimbabwe Warriors slumped to their lowest FIFA Ranking this year. The Warriors are now on number 118. The national team was in action in the just ended international break where they featured in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The Warriors …
  • Morocco Climbs Two Positions in FIFA Rankings 19 Sep 2019 13:26 Rabat – The Moroccan national team ranked 39th in September’s FIFA Rankings, published today, September 19. This marks a progress of two ranks compared to the previous month. This small leap comes after a draw (1-1) against Burkina Faso and a win (1-0) …
  • Ghana drops one place in latest FIFA Rankings 19 Sep 2019 13:07 Sports News of Thursday, 19 September 2019 Source: citisportsonline.com 2019-09-19 The Black Stars however maintained their 7th place ranking in Africa Ghana’s Black Stars dropped one place to 51st in the latest Coca-Cola FIFA Rankings released on Thursday …
  • FIFA Ranking: Morocco Moves Up Two Spots to 39th 19 Sep 2019 12:32 The Moroccan football team has moved up two spots in the latest FIFA World Ranking, released on Thursday, to 39th position. With a total of 1463 points, Morocco is in 5th place at the continental level, behind Senegal (1546 pts), Tunisia (1493 pts), …
  • Ghana Drops In Latest FIFA Rankings 19 Sep 2019 12:19 The Black Stars of Ghana have dropped one place to 51st in the latest Coca-Cola FIFA Rankings released on Thursday. The four-time African champions have not been in action since their disappointing round 16 exit at the AFCON back in July. Ghana maintained …