North Africa

North Africa

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:00:47 GMT
Tunisia: 26 Presidential Candidates Approved to Run Next Month - Electoral Commission
[RFI] Tunisia's electoral commission has approved some 26 candidates, including two women, to run for president next month, it announced on Wednesday. Some 71 other applicants were denied a spot on the ballot.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:02:36 GMT
Uganda: Athletics Takes Lion's Share for Rabat Team
[Monitor] Kampala -A contingent of 96 athletes and officials is expected to depart for Morocco for the 12th African Games tomorrow.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:48:11 GMT
Malawi: Judo Team Leave for All Africa Games in Morocco
[Nyasa Times] Two athletes from judo, Chikondi Kathewera in 60kgs and Harriet Boniface in 48kgs were the first of Team Malawi to fly out to Rabat, Morocco for the 12th All Africa Games set for August 19-31.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:30:57 GMT
Africa: 2019 AAG - Buhari Charges Team Nigeria to Win Clean Medals
[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigeria's contingent to the 12th All Africa Games scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco to avoid use of performance enhancing drugs, urging them to win only clean medals for the country. A total of 562 ...

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 23:06:17 GMT
Libya: Three UN Workers Killed in Benghazi Bomb, As Security Council Their 'Ultimate Sacrifice'
[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded.