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Sudan:Foreign Minister Receives Ambassador of Qatar
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, received in his office Thursday the Ambassador of the State of Qatar, Rashid bin Abdul-Rahman Al-Nuaimi, who congratulated Dr. Al-Dirdiri on his appointment as the Foreign Minister and wished him success.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 11:54

Nigeria:Katsina Intending Pilgrims Pay N1.5 Million for Hajj
[Guardian] Pilgrims planning to visit Saudi Arabia for this year's hajj exercise from Katsina State are to pay a fare of N1,463,410 each.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 09:16

Tanzania:Tanzania Has Not Changed Position Over Israel and Palestine, Mahiga Insists
[Citizen] Dodoma -Tanzania has reiterated on Wednesday that its position over Israel and Palestine has not changed.
AllAfrica | 24-May-2018 15:29

Tanzania:We've Abandoned Palestinians, MPs Say During Debate
[Citizen] Dodoma -Some MPs said yesterday that Tanzania has diverted from its stance of siding with Palestinians, but the government maintained that its position has not changed.
AllAfrica | 24-May-2018 14:40

Sudan:Foreign Minister Receives Saudi Ambassador
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Dirdiri Mohmmed Ahmed, met, Wednesday the Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum who congratulated him on his appointment as the Foreign Minister.
AllAfrica | 24-May-2018 12:31

Sudan:FM Receives Message From UAE Counterpart
[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Dr. Derderi Mohammed Ahmed received, Wednesday a congratulatory message from his UAE Counterpart, Sheikh, Abdulla Bin Zaid Al-Nahian.
AllAfrica | 24-May-2018 12:31

South Africa:Radio Personality Gareth Cliff Sides With Israel After Gaza Shootings
[News24Wire] Radio personality Gareth Cliff has courted controversy again, this time by declaring that Israel is entitled to protect itself from Palestinians "clearly hellbent on violence".
AllAfrica | 24-May-2018 07:38

Ethiopia:Prime Minister Abiy Confers With Saudi Crown Prince
[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed held talks yesterday in Riyadh with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud on ways to grow the two countries historic relation into comprehensive cooperation.
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 12:16

Burundi:Ebola Risks, Gaza Stats, and a Vote in Burundi - the Cheat Sheet
[IRIN] Geneva -Vanuatu: everyone off the island
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 12:10

South Africa:Why Minister Lindiwe Sisulu Got the Decision Right On Gaza
[Daily Maverick] The South African government's response to the outrage in Gaza last week was calibrated quite appropriately to the interests this nation has at stake in that troubled part of the world.
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 11:18

South Africa:The International Community Continues to Cynically Blame Israel
[Daily Maverick] There has been much written and spoken in the press and media that is confusing and misleading. Propaganda jostles with verifiable truth for attention, or to satisfy the prejudices, of the wider public. This response seeks to remove the "fake" news from the truth and is published by the SAZF Cape Council as a service to journalists of both the print and electronic media, and the interested public.
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 11:13

Africa:OIC Summit Calls for Standby Troops Contribution to Protect Palestinians
[Dalsan Radio] President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent out a strong message against Israeli violence that martyred at least 62 Palestinians during the ongoing extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday.
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 11:10

Kenya:Kenya on Israel-Palestine Row - Consistency or Pragmatism?
[Nation] The Kenya is fighting back accusations of sitting on the fence regarding the Israeli-Palestine conflict, arguing instead that it has always been consistent on the issue.
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 09:13

Egypt:Large Egyptian Aid Convoy Heads for Gaza Strip
[Egypt Online] A large Egyptian aid convoy carrying medicines and food supplies crossed the borders on its way to the Gaza Strip upon instructions by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi as part of efforts to ease the sufferings of the brotherly Palestinian people in the restive beleaguered enclave.
AllAfrica | 19-May-2018 17:27

Africa:Palestine Wants Ethiopia, African Union to Mediate Peace Talks With Israel Instead of U.S.
[Reporter] The Palestinian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Nasri Abujaish (PhD), called on Ethiopia and the African Union to engage in peace talks with Israel, as his country will no longer accept the US as a neutral negotiator after the US Embassy opening in Jerusalem.
AllAfrica | 19-May-2018 11:33

Zimbabwe:Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 70 Years On
[The Herald] Harare stands in a unique position regarding the Middle East, especially Israel and Palestine.
AllAfrica | 18-May-2018 11:25

Namibia:Why We Must Refuse to Do Business With Apartheid
[Namibian] WITH GREAT SORROW we learned this week that Israeli forces had killed 59 peaceful Palestinian protestors on Monday. Since the beginning of March Israel has killed more than 90 unarmed protestors and wounded around 10 000. Surely the world cannot watch in silence and allow such atrocities to continue.
AllAfrica | 18-May-2018 10:41

South Africa:NFP to Initiate Motion in National Assembly to Downgrade SA Embassy in Israel
[News24Wire] Following the killing of at least 60 Palestinians by Israeli armed forces stationed at the Gaza border, the NFP has announced its intention to submit a resolution to the National Assembly to downgrade South Africa's embassy in Israel.
AllAfrica | 18-May-2018 09:28

Egypt:1st Meeting of Egyptian-Jordanian Consular Committee Concludes in Cairo
[Egypt Online] The first session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Consular Committee concluded in Cairo on Thursday .
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 18:03

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Denies Reports That It Participated in the U.S. Embassy Opening Celebrations in Jerusalem
[Addis Standard] Ethiopia's ministry of foreign Affairs said despite media reports, its delegates did not participate in the opening celebrations of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 13:07

Sudan:FM Condemns the Israel Entity's Massacre in Gaza
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry for Foreign Affairs on Wednesday issued a statement condemning the Manslaughter committed by the Israel against dozens of Palestinian civilians.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 10:06

Sudan:International Cooperation Minister Receives Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum
[SNA] Khartoum -The International Cooperation Minister, Idris Suleiman, has praised the deeply-rooted and fraternal relations between Sudan and Saudi of Arabia in various domains, especially in the trade and economic fields.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 10:06

Row Deepens As UAE Demands Apology
[Observer] A diplomatic row is simmering between Uganda and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Arab country has reportedly demanded an apology from Kampala for criticisms leveled against it by MPs recently.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 09:18

Egypt:Azhar Aid Convoy Heads for Gaza
[Egypt Online] Al Azhar urgent medical and relief aid convoy left Cairo on Tuesday 15/5/2018 heading for Gaza upon directives of Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 18:09

Morocco:China to Be Guest of Honor At Morocco's Tan-Tan Moussem in July
[Focac] Rabat -China will be a guest of honor at the 14th Morocco's Tan-Tan Moussem Festival scheduled for July 4 to 9, the Almouggar Foundation, the party's organizer, announced on Monday.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 17:59

Sudan:Assistant of the President Affirms Sudan's Firm Stance Towards Palestinian Cause
[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of President of the Republic, Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim has underscored Sudan's firm stand and support to Palestinian cause at all international forums and its denunciation to crimes committed by Israeli army against the Palestinian people.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 13:20

Sudan:Dr Faisal Receives Ambassador of Saudi Arabia
[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of President of the Republic, Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim received in the Republican Palace, Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Khartoum, Ali Bin Hassan Jaafer.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 13:20

South Africa:Thousands March in Solidarity With Palestine
[GroundUp] "I stand here as a Jewish South African to say to Israel: 'Enough! Enough shooting unarmed protesters!'"
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 13:00

Organisations and Associations Strongly Condemn Zionist Crimes Against Palestinian People
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Organisations and associations have strongly condemned Tuesday the "methodical crimes" committed by the Zionist occupation against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip since Monday following the transfer of the US Embassy in Al-Quds, leaving 55 dead and 2,500 wounded.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:56

South Africa:Cape Town - Protesters Call for SA to Show Its Support for Palestinians
[Daily Maverick] Protesters gathered to commemorate the 70thanniversary of Nakba (the 1948 Palestinian exodus) and march to Parliament where they then delivered a memorandum to demand a total commitment from the South African Government to support Palestinians in the fight against "Apartheid Israel".
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:11

South Africa:Union Demands Expulsion of Israeli Ambassador, Condemns Use of Lethal Force in Gaza
[COSATU] "Apartheid Israel can be defeated, just as apartheid in South Africa was defeated." - Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela- Mandela, 2004
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:02

South Africa:Denosa Condemns the Brutal Killing of Over 50 Palestinians By Israeli Forces in Gaza
[COSATU] The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) would like to condemn the killing of more than 50 Palestinians and injuring more than 2000 civilians by Israeli forces in Gaza yesterday and commend South African government for withdrawing the South African ambassador from Israel.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 11:54

South Africa:Stop Giving Arms to Israel
[Daily Maverick] The latest killings of dozens of Palestinian protesters, including children, by the Israeli military is yet another horrific example of the use of excessive force and live ammunition in a totally deplorable way and, in some instances, committing what appear to be wilful killings constituting war crimes. One way to stop these brutal killings is to stop the delivery of arms and military equipment to Israel.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 11:09

Ambassador Madhvani Not Withdrawn From UAE, Says Government
[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said Uganda's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ms Nimisha Madhvani has only been recalled for "consultations and not withdrawn" from her ambassadorial post, as some media outlets have been reporting.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 09:44

MPs Demand Investigation Into UAE Slave Market
[Monitor] Members of Parliament have demanded the establishment of a select committee to investigate allegations of slavery involving Ugandan girls mainly in Dubai, the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 09:43

South Africa:Gigaba to Take Israeli Visa Regulations Proposal to Cabinet
[News24Wire] Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will take a proposal he received on Tuesday regarding the status of visa regulations for Israeli citizens entering South Africa to Cabinet for consideration.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 07:40

South Africa:Charge Israel With Crimes Against Humanity - ANC MP Mandla Mandela
[News24Wire] ANC MP Mandla Mandela has called for "apartheid Israel" to be charged with genocide and crimes against humanity following the recent killing of dozens of protesting Palestinians by Israeli forces.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 07:36

South Africa:Defying the Boycott Call - Black Coffee in Hot Water
[The Journalist] Why South Africa's DJ Black Coffee left a bitter taste by performing in Israel
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 18:18

Ethiopia:The New Chapter in Ethio-Saudi Ties
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has longstanding commercial, cultural, and people-to-people ties with Saudi Arabia. It was also the first country to embrace companions of the Prophet Muhammad in the 7th century from the persecution they faced under rulers of Mecca.
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 16:48

Africa:UN Migration Agency Speaks of Appalling, Inhumane Situation Migrants Are Facing in Yemen. Ethiopians Among Them.
[Addis Standard] Following a visit to Yemen this week (02-06/05) Mohammed Abdiker, Director of Operations and Emergencies at IOM, the UN Migration Agency, said that he is "extremely concerned about the appalling and inhumane situation migrants are facing in Yemen" and called for "greater support and protection both from the international community and authorities in-country."
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 16:03

Saudi Ambassador Commends the Ministry of Orientation in Serving Sudanese Pilgrims
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the Sudan, Ali Bin Hassan, has commended the role played by the Ministry of Orientation and Endowment in serving the pilgrims
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 10:57

Somalia:Qatari-Turkish Campaign Provides Aid to Flood Victims in Somalia
[Shabelle] Some 5,000 Somali families have availed of the aid provided by a joint Qatari-Turkish campaign to help flood victims in Baldwin, Somalia.
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 10:31

Saudi Arabia Talks of Oil Agreement for Sudan's Fuel Crisis
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Concerned cattle traders warned about the death of a number of cows on the way from Darfur to Khartoum because of a lack of water. A Sudanese minister said Saudi Arabia considers to jump in to supply Sudan's needs for oil under a new agreement.
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 10:29

Angola:Angola Attends Agritech Israel 2018
[ANGOP] Luanda -A delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is representing from Tuesday the country at "Agritech Israel 2018" in Tel Aviv (Israel), one of the leading international exhibitions in agricultural technologies.
AllAfrica | 09-May-2018 08:25

Ghana:Ghana Opens Embassy in Qatar After Decades of "Progressive" Ties
[Premium Times] Ghana has opened its embassy in Qatar's capital Doha after more than 30 years of "progressive" relations between the two countries, local media reported on Tuesday.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 14:43

Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Holds Talks With the Leader of Qatar
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe and Qatar have signed an economic agreement as the two countries look to deepen bilateral relations.
AllAfrica | 08-May-2018 10:57

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