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SAEE chairman assures Mideast stake of renewables to see massive surge within decade end

MENA FN | 2023-02-05, 06:43

(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia is dedicated to driving energy alteration utilizing renewables but not at the price of traditional gas as the world requires suitable provision to reach its request, as said by ... ...

Quickfire Double For Saadi As Midrass Clinches Mesaieed Cup

MENA FN | 2023-02-05, 06:43

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) fawad hussain | The Peninsula Jockey Soufiane Saadi yesterday registered a quickfire double as he steered Ghazwan Racing's Midrass to an impressive Mesaieed Cup triumph at ... ...

CEO: Almana prepares to grow range of hospitals outside of the eastern region

MENA FN | 2023-02-05, 06:43

(MENAFN) Under its five-year strategy, Almana Group of Hospitals, one of the first and biggest medical groups in Saudi Arabia, is prepared to grow its network of hospitals, its chief executive ... ...

Nine Missing After Fishing Boat Capsizes In South Korea

MENA FN | 2023-02-05, 06:43

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) AFP Seoul: Rescue workers were searching by sea and air for nine people missing after a fishing boat capsized in waters off South Korea's southwestern coast, authorities ... ...

Ahly To Clash With Real Madrid After Edging Sounders 1-0

MENA FN | 2023-02-05, 04:55

(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) TANGIER, 4th February, 2023 (WAM) -- Egypt's giants Al Ahly won a hard-fought match against Seattle Sounders in the last eight to advance to the FIFA Club ... ...

UAE Weather: Yellow Alert Issued, Temperatures To Dip To 9Oc

MENA FN | 2023-02-05, 04:55

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Published: Sun 5 Feb 2023, 6:29 AM The day will be fair to partly cloudy in general, the National Centre of Meteorology has said. Temperatures could be as high as 28oC in ... ...

Regional leaders urge immediate cease-fire in eastern Congo

Wtop | 2023-02-05, 02:42

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Regional heads of state have called for an immediate cease-fire by all parties in eastern Congo, where tensions have grown amid talk of war as Congo and neighboring Rwanda trade allegations of backing armed rebels. The communique issued

Three Killed in Attacks on Ethiopian Orthodox Church: Report

Voa News | 2023-02-05, 01:57

Three people have been killed Saturday in attacks on a church in southern Ethiopia, according to reports by a religious media outlet. The violence erupted against a backdrop of tensions in the ancient Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church after rebel bishops

Israel protests: thousands rally for fifth week against government’s legal reforms

The Guardian | 2023-02-05, 01:36

Protests were held in 20 cities across Israel, with demonstrators also decrying proposed settlement expansion in the West Bank Thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv for the fifth consecutive week to demonstrate against controversial legal reforms touted

41 Dead After Bandits, Vigilantes Clash in Nigeria

Voa News | 2023-02-05, 01:22

Authorities in Nigeria's Katsina state have launched a joint security operation after 41 people were killed when a vigilante group clashed with bandits who attacked their village. This is the latest violence ahead of the February 25 presidential and

WHO Doctor Freed in Mali

Voa News | 2023-02-05, 00:26

A World Health Organization doctor abducted in Mali has been freed, authorities told Agence France-Presse on Saturday. "Diawara Mahamadou, a WHO support doctor with the regional health directorate in Menaka, was

Pope urges churches in South Sudan to raise voices against injustice

The Observer | 2023-02-05, 00:18

Pope Francis has said churches in South Sudan “cannot remain neutral” but must raise their voices against injustice and abuse of power, as he and two other Christian leaders conducted a peace mission to the world’s newest country. On his first full day in

From the Field: Earning a crust from bread

United Nations | 2023-02-05, 00:09

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Ethiopia Prime Minister meets with rebel leaders for the first time since signing of peace treaty

Jurist | 2023-02-04, 23:59

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali Friday held the first consultations with leaders of the northern Tigray state since the federal government signed a peace deal with Tigrayan leaders in November. The treaty ended a

Egypt's former prime minister dies at 67: president

The New Arab | 2023-02-04, 22:48

Former Egyptian prime minister Sherif Ismail, who served during President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's first term in office, died Saturday at the age of 67. "I mourn with deep sorrow a virtuous man among Egypt's best, a man in whom the nation's

Samson’s Take: The curse of leadership in Africa

Joy Online | 2023-02-04, 21:26

The UN environment programme tells us what we live and know, that Africa is rich in natural resources ranging from arable land, water, oil, natural gas, minerals, forests and wildlife. The continent has 40% of the world’s gold and up to 90% of its chromium and

Eddy Kenzo, Uganda's first Grammy nominee

BBC News | 2023-02-04, 21:08

BBC News Africa sat down with Ugandan artist Eddy Kenzo to talk about his Grammy nomination. ...

East African leaders urge ceasefire in eastern DR Congo

Al Jazeera | 2023-02-04, 20:35

East African regional leaders have renewed their call for an immediate ceasefire by all sides in the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that pits the country’s military against a rebel group that the government has accused Rwanda of supporting.

In one of South Sudan's forlorn camps, even a papal visit feels far away

Stars and Stripes | 2023-02-04, 20:05

JUBA, South Sudan — Several hundred lucky people were chosen to see the pope on Saturday - and a few even told him their stories - but the other 47,000 stayed back where they always are, yet another day in a forlorn displacement camp. While the pope, in a

NTT Enhances Its Managed Campus Networks Portfolio With Palo Alto Networks Prisma� SASE To Address ...

MENA FN | 2023-02-04, 19:53

(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) The new ?managed ?SASE solution builds on NTT's Managed Campus Networks platform to provide customers with enhanced capabilities, new features, and a fully managed ... ...

Egypt's former prime minister Sherif Ismail dies at 67

News24 | 2023-02-04, 19:37

Former Egyptian prime minister Sherif Ismail, who served during President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's first term in office, died Saturday at the age of 67. ...

Protect, advance women for a better South Sudan, pope says

Reuters | 2023-02-04, 19:37

JUBA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Pope Francis joined other Christian leaders and the U.N. on Saturday in urging the protection and advancement of women in South Sudan, where rape has been a weapon of war, child brides are common and most girls do not reach secondary

East African regional leaders demand ceasefire in eastern Congo

Reuters | 2023-02-04, 19:37

BUJUMBURA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - East African regional leaders on Saturday renewed their call for an immediate ceasefire by all sides in the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that pits the country's military against a rebel group it has accused

Managers of domestic debt exchange programme have zero credibility – Kofi Bentil

Joy Online | 2023-02-04, 19:02

Senior Vice President at IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has taken a swipe at government over the management of its proposed Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP). According to the private legal practitioner, the programme has been poorly managed. Making reference to

Nigerian Authorities Call For Calm as Citizens Protest Cash, Fuel Shortages

Voa News | 2023-02-04, 18:43

Nigerian Central Bank authorities are calling for calm as citizens march in the streets protesting cash and fuel shortages days ahead of the February 10 deadline when the country will switch to redesigned currency. Protesters asked authorities Friday to

Pope Francis pleads for peace as he meets South Sudanese people displaced by war

CNN | 2023-02-04, 18:13

Pope Francis called for peace on Saturday as he met a group of several hundred South Sudanese people internally displaced by war at an event in the country’s capital Juba. “I want to renew my forceful and heartfelt appeal to end all conflict and to resume the

SANDF soldier sentenced to 15 years for murdering his wife

News24 | 2023-02-04, 17:31

The couple and their baby were at their home in the Mpumalanga township when Bernard Mandlenkosi Zondi allegedly shot his wife. ...

Pope Francis meets children displaced by war on South Sudan peace pilgrimage

France24 | 2023-02-04, 17:25

Pope Francis on Saturday urged South Sudan's leaders to restore "dignity" to the millions of their countrymen affected by conflict, renewing a forceful appeal for peace in the strife-torn nation. ...

Pope Francis Implores Clergy to Raise Voices Against Injustice

Voa News | 2023-02-04, 17:13

Pope Francis called on Catholic clergy Saturday, especially those in Africa, to raise their voices against injustice and abuse of power by authorities. Francis was speaking to church leaders on his second day in Juba, South Sudan, where he is on a three-day