Daily Archives: September 1, 2018

MOROCCAN PM TO ATTEND CHINA-AFRICA SUMMIT IN BEIJING

RABAT, Morocco- Moroccan Prime Minister, Saadeddine El Othmani, will take part in the Beijing Summit, of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), due on Sept 3-4, a local news website reported, Friday.

The summit, in …

Trains Delayed: Ethiopia Debt Worries Curtail China Funding

Ethiopia has been lauded by experts from China’s ruling Communist Party as a “model country” in Beijing’s $126 billion Belt and Road initiative to build rail, road and sea links tying China to Eurasia and …

Tunisia Raises Fuel Prices; Fourth Hike This Year

Tunisia’s government raised fuel prices Saturday by about 4 percent, the fourth hike this year, in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and meet reforms requested by the country’s international lenders.
The price …

Thousands Will Attend Schools in DRC’s Ebola-Affected Areas

Government authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo say 250 schools in North Kivu and Ituri provinces will open their doors to more than 82,500 children when the new school year begins Monday.
These …

Sources: Islamists in Northeast Nigeria Kill up to 30 Soldiers

Islamist militants have killed up to 30 soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said Saturday, in one of the biggest attacks of its kind this year.
Thursday’s attack …