Tuesday, 2nd March 2021

North Africa

Articles related to North Africa

Libya parliament to discuss new unity gov’t lineup on March 8

The speaker of Libya’s eastern-based parliament has announced that the chamber will hold a special session on March 8 to discuss holding a vote of confidence on a new unity government.

Aguila Saleh, speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk, said in a statement late on Friday the meeting in the central city of Sirte will take place if…

Read more

Tunisian police abuse allegations cloud democratic gains

Tunisian police took Ahmed Gam from the shop where he worked, accused him of looting during recent protests, and beat him so badly during his detention last month that he lost a testicle, he said.

Lying in bed in his parents’ home in Bennane, near the coastal city of Monastir, Gam, 21, could not stand without help and cried as he described police…

Read more

Egypt receives second shipment of Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Egypt received 300,000 doses of a coronavirus vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) in the early hours of Tuesday, the health ministry said in a statement.
The new batch from China was the second shipment of the Sinopharm vaccine to Egypt. The country received its first 50,000-dose shipment in December.
The North…

Read more

Egypt expresses an interest in hosting Cop27 climate talks in 2022

Egypt is interested in hosting the next round of UN climate talks scheduled for 2022, a country official has told Climate Home News. 

Under the UN system of regional rotation, it is the turn of an African nation to host the Cop27 climate summit, which is expected to take place in November 2022, a year after Cop26 in Glasgow, UK.

Egypt has not yet…

Read more

About us

African News Centre is an online media company, which strives to bring you the very latest African news.

Contact us

If you have any contributions contact us on email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
African News Centre | Postal Address | P.O Box 90455 | Klein Windhoek | Namibia | 9000